Allied Health Assistant

Location

Melbourne, VIC

Contract Type

Full- Time/Part -Time

Job Description

Due to our exciting growth, we are looking for an Allied Health Assistant to join our team – this could be a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in a dynamic and varied community setting with plenty of chances for career development!

As community Allied Health Assistant, you will support allied health clinicians provide treatment to disabled, paediatric and elderly clients in their own environments.

You will work closely alongside a team of experienced Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists using a multi-disciplinary approach to care.

Key Benefits

  • Travel Reimbursement and Uniforms: Travel allowance, toll reimbursement, and uniforms provided;
  • Career Progression: Real opportunities to develop your skills as a allied health assistant in a variety of settings;
  • Work-Life Balance: We encourage flexibility and wellbeing, and we will support you to thrive in your role – whether you chose to work from home or from our beautiful office spaces;
  • Vibrant and Ambitious Team: Enjoy working with people who genuinely want to make a difference to the way healthcare is delivered in Australia.
  • Professional Development: Training, and caseload exposure to your interests!
  • EAP: up to 6 free counselling sessions per year – on us!

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a regular appointment cycle with clients;
  • Liaise and maintain good communications with patients, particularly with respect to jointly setting goals in the development of treatment strategies and ensuring informed consent;
  • Work a cross-section of clinical job roles as required, being willing to assist in services;
  • Independently provide individual and/or group patient care under the direction and/or supervision of the treating Allied Health Professional;
  • Provides written and/or verbal feedback to therapist about outcome of interventions;
  • Following initial prescription and training by the therapist, the allied health assistant assists in the training of patients/clients in the use of basic and complex therapy equipment.

Job Requirement

  • Successful completion of at least the Certificate 3 (AHA) from a registered training organization. Needs to be able to demonstrate course content that is relevant to the field of intended practice, e.g. Certificate III in Allied Health Assistant or Allied Health undergraduate /Post graduate student in relevant discipline having completed a minimum of 1year;
  • Experience in community/aged care/paediatric arenas;
  • Working knowledge of VINCI software;
  • Unrestricted current driver’s license.

Interested in the position?

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If you’re keen to join the Ignite Healthcare team, apply below, or get in touch with us about current role openings by phone 0431 303 296 or email us at careers@ignitehealthcare.com.au