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Casual Weekend Allied Health Assistant

St Vincent's Hospital

Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant – Rehab@Home

  • Casual weekend role
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and dynamic team

About St. Vincent’s

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 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 Program

Rehab@Home is a 12 bed admitted (bed substitution) program for patients in a home-based setting. This service is integrated with the Rehabilitation Ward located at St George’s. The service will provide interdisciplinary, 7 day a week rehabilitation services from a team including a Rehab Physician, Nursing, Allied Health and Pharmacy. Telephone after hours support will be provided, as required, by the St. Georges Hospital After Hours Coordinator.

About the Role

An opportunity currently exists for an Allied Health Assistant to join the Rehab@Home team on a casual basis, with 6 hour shifts on either a Saturday or a Sunday. This role is located at the St George’s Kew campus and works under the direction of a Grade 2 Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Rehabilitation Nurse. This position is responsible for providing high quality clinical management of patients, in particular at their homes and via a telehealth model of care. This role is an interdisciplinary AHA role.

The classification for this position is TC1 ($57,777 per annum)

Duties

  • Implementation of treatment as directed - both face to face and via telehealth as directed
  • Accurate treatment monitoring and evaluation of patients programs and conditions
  • Maintain effective communication with all team members including reporting back to the supervising clinician 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
  • Certificate IV Allied Health Assistant Qualification or
  • A degree in Human Movement, Exercise Physiology, Physical Education

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park

Application
Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

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.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

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 in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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Allied HealthSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR121710
Classification Allied Health
Sub Classification Allied Health Assistant
Job Type Temporary/Part-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 10-02-2022

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