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About Access Health and Community
With a history of 150 years and caring at our centre, our mission and commitment is to build healthier lives within our communities and to deliver excellent health and community services for all. We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 300 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do, making a contribution to the wellbeing of the community, making a difference to those that need it most.
About the role
We are seeking a motivated Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant to join our Podiatry, Dietetics and Diabetes team that provides care to our culturally and socially diverse adult clients within Doncaster East. The 24 hour per week position requires rostered hours on a Tuesday’s and Wednesday, with flexibility to complete additional hours Thursday or Friday. This role includes training in podiatry instrument processing and sterilisation, and opportunities for further professional development.
What you will be doing
What you will bring
Key Selection Criteria
Access Health and Community Culture & Benefits
The reasons why people love working at Access Health and Community:
Not only will you benefit from a rewarding and challenging career; you will thrive in our collaborative and supportive culture where you will make a positive difference each day giving back to those that need it most.
Enjoy the extensive Access Health and Community range of benefits that are on offer;
Access Health and Community have an authentic commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff:
Wellbeing Connector Program
A network of 20 peer supporters called Wellbeing Connectors that are there to talk with their colleagues about mental health
Personal Resilience Plans
Every staff member at AccessHC have the opportunity to complete a Personal Resilience Plan with the support of his or her manager. These plans are a proactive approach to addressing and navigating workplace stress
Wellbeing Information Sessions
Access to recorded Wellbeing Sessions: staff have access to a number of recorded sessions facilitated by experts in the field addressing self-care, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout and dealing with difficult behaviours from clients
The Wellness Well
The Wellness Well: An internal grants program that provides staff with upwards of $5,000 to implement activities that benefit physical, social and mental wellbeing
Employee Assistance Program
We offer counseling for our people through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). You can access up to three sessions in a 12-month period
Available annually to all permanent and fixed term full-time and part time employees an opportunity to take a day off from work for your self-care and wellbeing
Environmental Impact initiatives
Access Health and Community is a City Switch member, committed to reducing environmental impact. We have implemented initiatives to reduce e-waste (e.g. recycling old computers, monitors and ink cartridges) and waste separation, plus allocated a pin to print for all staff to reduce and cut down waste production and printing
If you are interested in this position and you are passionate about working alongside a collaborative and supportive team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.
Please reach out to for further information and/or the opportunity to discuss this role, contact Tanith Lamaro, Manager, Podiatry, Dietetics and Diabetes Nurse Education E:Tanith.email@example.com
Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/
Apply now so not to miss this opportunity, as we will be assessing applications as they are submitted.
Applications close date: 31st May 2023.
Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications form people with disabilities, those with mental health and/or AOD recovery experience, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. We also support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those form culturally and linguistically diverse background. As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and offer disability services, requiring successful applicants to undergo a NDIS Workers Screening Check, WWW Check, and potentially an International Check.