Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant – GEM/REHAB@HOME Service


Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant – GEM/REHAB@HOME Service

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Job Position: Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant – GEM/REHAB@HOME Service

Company: Eastern Health

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Location: Robinson, VIC

Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant – GEM/REHAB@HOME Service Job Details:

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Position Title Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant – GEM/REHAB@HOME Service
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Peter James Centre
Award Classification Health & Allied (04) Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025 – Allied Health Assistant Grade 3
Hours (per fortnight) 64
Applications from Recruitment agencies will not be accepted
The successful applicant to this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police Check.
Position Summary
ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANT- GRADE 3

  • Permanent Part Time 64hrs f/night
  • Peter James Centre | Car parking available
  • Join a friendly, responsive and engaging team working in an exciting developing and expanding area of care

Eastern Health
Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.
About the role
The GEM@HOME/REHAB@HOME service is a bed substitution model which provides care to the client who still needs assistance with daily tasks for conditions associated with ageing, cognitive dysfunction and illness. Clients admitted to the program have access to diagnostic and management services including care coordination. It is an inter-professional model with a 7 day a week service delivery. The team consists of Geriatricians, Nursing, Allied Health including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Allied Health Assistants, Pharmacy, Dieticians, Speech Pathologists. The average length of stay on the GEM and REHAB program is 2 weeks.
We are a rapidly growing service and currently undergoing expansion to 43 @home beds. The Allied Health Assistant Grade 3 will be expected to work closely with the Allied Health Team to carry out therapy programs as delegated by the treating team, support the use, maintenance and provision of appropriate aids, equipment and assistive technology and will require you to be flexible to meet the changing operational demands. As a Grade 3, you will be expected to show leadership and guidance to the growing AHA Team through supervision and day to day running of tasks..
Staff will be required to travel across the Eastern Health region to meet the needs of our patient population.
About you
To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Completion of Certificate IV (Allied Health Assistant) from a registered training organisation, or recognised equivalent inclusive of relevant discipline modules to advertised role.
  • Completed a minimum 3 years experience in a public health service
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Demonstration of Professional Behaviours aligned with Eastern Health’s mission and values
  • Demonstration of a human rights based approach to all aspects of work
  • An understanding of confidentiality and professional boundaries
  • An ability to recognise, understand and report risk with sound judgement
  • Knowledge of the Allied Health Assistant role, scope of practice and supervision and delegation framework
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team and lead the AHA team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Well-developed computer literacy

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.
Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role. An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.
What we offer
Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range !

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps
If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!
Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.
Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the .
Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day
**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**
Selection Criteria Essential: Completion of Certificate IV (Allied Health Assistant) from a registered training organisation, or recognised equivalent inclusive of relevant discipline modules to advertised role. Minimum 5 years experience in health field
Contact Person Marama Robinson
Contact Number (04) 2156 1619
Alternate Contact Person Clare Blee
Alternate Contact Number (04) 6780 1726
Alternate Contact Email [email protected]
Closing Date 21/02/2024
Position Description PD EH GD3 AHA.pdf
Application Guide
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.

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