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Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant. Job in Melbourne Care Jobs

Job Type
Full Time
4 Jun 2021

Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant Job Description: Allied Health Assistant Grade 2 * Full Time, Permanent * Challenging and rewarding work environment * Friendly and dynamic team About St Vincent's St Vincents Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincents Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers. About the Department The Physiotherapy Department provides high quality clinical services across a spectrum of acute, sub-acute and outpatient services. The Department works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide assessment, treatment and a range of therapeutic services to optimise patient care and maximise function. The Department is committed to fostering excellence in evidence based clinical care, research and education. About the Role An opportunity currently exists for an Allied Health Assistant to join the Physiotherapy teams on a full time, permanent basis. This position is responsible for assisting physiotherapists to provide high quality clinical management of patients in the sub-acute units at St Georges Hospital, primarily the Geriatric Evaluation Management (GEM) inpatient unit. In particular, this incudes assisting patient mobility practice, supervising patient exercise and therapy across both individual and group sessions, and other duties as directed. The classification for this position will be Allied Health Assistant Grade 2 TC1 ($57,777 per annum). Duties * Implementation of treatment as directed including exercises, mobility, ADL retraining and gait aid provision * Accurate treatment monitoring and evaluation of patients programs and conditions * Maintain effective communication with all team members including reporting back to the supervising physiotherapist regarding patient management and progress. Skills and Experience * Experience working in a team * Good interpersonal communication skills * Superior written and verbal communication skills. * Willingness to undertake a broad range of patient and non-patient related tasks Formal Education * Accredited Allied Health Assistants Course or * A degree in Human Movement, Exercise Physiology, Physical Education Benefits * Salary packaging * Employee Assistance Program * Staff Car Park Application * Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application. At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page. SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations). All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced. Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist: Review the following documents: JR117204_Gr 2 Allied Health Assistant SGH PD - May2021.pdf Contact Details: Workforce Lead, Jessica Knight, Alternate Contact: Closing Date: 14 June :59pm Reconciliation Action Plan: At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. For further information, visit or get in contact at View Reconciliation Action Plan Code of Conduct: View Code of Conduct

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  • Job Reference: 299714523-2
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2021
  • Employer: Government of Victoria
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: $57,777
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time