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Allied Health Assistant

ALFRED HEALTH - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Allied Health Assistant - Grade 3 
  • Maternity Leave cover
  • 80 hour fortnight with ADO
  • The Alfred Hospital.

The Department

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The health service operates three outstanding facilities, The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham.

Further information about Alfred Health is available at www.alfredhealth.org.au

The Role

The Allied Health Assistant - Grade 3 (AHA) works closely with Occupational Therapy staff to provide a flexible and responsive service that meets each client’s identified therapeutic goals.

The position is primarily responsible for the implementation of individual and group interventions and/or therapy programs, as delegated by the treating Occupational Therapist. This includes the ability to identify potentially suitable therapeutic activities, and plans to progress client intervention within defined boundaries. The AHA will also be responsible for administrative and clinical support functions, which assist with patient management and contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Occupational Therapy Service.

You will be highly organised and motivated to work with the patient population and our occupational therapy team.

Skills

  • Demonstrates a capacity to work flexibly across a broad range of therapeutic and program related activities.
  • Implements individual/group therapies to patients, either independently or in teams, as directed by the treating Occupational Therapist.
  • Identifies potentially suitable therapeutic activities and progresses patient intervention within defined boundaries, as directed by the treating Occupational Therapist.
  • Provides set education sessions to patients and/or their family/carers upon the direction of the treating Occupational Therapist (ie. equipment safe use/care, energy conservation).
  • Assists with maintaining aids/equipment items in safe working condition, and ensures prudent use of aids/equipment.
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License (unrestricted)

Benefits

Supportive team with opportunities to work across acute programs.

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

Applications close 22 April 2021

All enquiries to Helen Scott Occupational Therapist - Senior Clinician on 9076 3526 or email: h.scott2@alfred.org.au