Position Details
Reference Number 17964
Position Title Allied Health Assistant - Grade 3 (maternity leave position)
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Directorate Directorate Continuing Care & Ambulatory Services
Division Allied Health Services
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 04 - Health & Allied Srv - TC2 - ALLIED HTH AST G3
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant


Northern Health - Broadmeadows Hospital


Full time (maternity leave position)



Northern Health is a dynamic health service, providing vital public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our four campuses offer services to a vastly diverse community. A career in one of the Allied Health disciplines offers exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development. Opportunities in evidence based research and clinical education are available through the Northern Centre for Health and Research and the Professor of Clinical and Community Practice. Northern Health is committed to structured supervision and provides opportunities for professional development.


An excellent opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant (AHA) to join the Northern Health inpatient team servicing medical and aged care patients in the acute and subacute wards. This role is currently based at Broadmeadows Hospital, however you may be required to work and travel across the various Northern Health Campuses, programs, and partner organisations. The role encompasses multiple Allied Health disciplines which include Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, and Speech Pathology. The AHA has responsibility for participation in all Allied Health discipline services including ensuring competencies, credentialing and relevant professional development are completed. As a member of Northern Health Allied Health the AHA will be required to participate in supervision and supervise AHA students.


The AHA will carry out clinical support activities which promote patient centred care, improve patient flow, and facilitate timely discharges. The AHA will provide individual and group based therapy, and complete administrative tasks as required by the Allied Health disciplines. The role will include assisting with the maintenance and cleaning of equipment. Applicants will need to undertake a Police Check and have a current Victorian drivers licence.  

Selection Criteria Essential: Certificate IV AHA Qualifications (or equivalent)
Essential: Experience working in an aged care or hospital/rehabilitation setting
Essential: Current Victorian Drivers Licence
Contact Person Kate MacIvor
Contact Number 83455350
Alternate Contact Person simone motton
Alternate Contact Number 0447321290
Closing Date 05/01/2018
Position Description
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