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Allied Health Assistant

Eastern Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Allied Health Assistant

  • Occupational Therapy | Surgery Program

  • Temporary Part Time until 30/6/2022

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

Applications are sought from Allied Health Assistants who are available and interested to work weekend hours to support the Occupational Therapy service in the surgery program.

You will be responsible for delivering a high standard of care to patients admitted to surgical wards. You will work collaboratively with the Occupational Therapist and carry out delegated tasks to support patients in their recovery after surgery.

What this role involves:

  • Working collaboratively with the weekend Occupational Therapist to support great patient care

  • Provide activity/exercise programs to patients as directed by Occupational Therapist

  • Provide support for discharge planning as directed by Occupational Therapist

  • Complete accurate documentation in line with relevant guidelines.

What we require from you:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • A 'patients first' approach to delivering care

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.


  • A Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent/higher.

  • Experience working in an acute care setting (desirable)

  • Proficiency in using computers

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • 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 Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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