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Allied Health Assistant


Employer: Nexus Primary Health
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 29 September, 2019.

  • Full-time on-going position
  • Circa $55K plus superannuation and salary packaging
  • Supportive Team Environment

Nexus Primary Health supports people to fully participate within their community through the provision of appropriate wide ranging support services throughout their life span. With a 40 year history, we are the "go to" organisation for primary health information and person-centred services in the outer and rural north of Melbourne.

We are currently recruiting for a Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant (AHA) who is enthusiastic about working in a dynamic health care setting.

Let's talk about the role:

The AHA will work across teams to provide services to predominantly adult clients in community health. The role includes assisting with Exercise Physiology and Physiotherapy Groups, sterilising Podiatry equipment, as well as some individual therapy for clients as prescribed by the Allied Health Professionals (e.g., OTs, SPs, Dietitians, Diabetes Nurse). The clients are funded under many funding sources, including NDIS, My Aged Care and Home and Community Care - Programs for Younger Persons. The AHA will also provide some administrative support and will have the support of other AHAs employed by Nexus.

Let's talk about you:

You are qualified with a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance. Experience is desirable but not essential. You are able to work with a client-centred, strengths-based approach to empower clients and are passionate about providing a quality service.

The benefits on offer:

We provide a supportive, friendly workplace with staff who are committed and passionate about the Nexus Values of Integrity, Innovation, Diversity, Empowerment, Accountability and Respect. We offer professional development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, generous salary packaging, a 19 day, 4 week work cycle and competitive salaries.

How to apply for this job

We want to get to know you better, so please include in your application a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria contained within the Position Description.

Enquiries can be made to Joanne Binns, Allied Health (Adult Services) Team Leader on 0419 163 157.

To apply for this job go to: nexusprimaryhealth.org.au/careers & enter ref code: 4861250.

Nexus is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All successful applicants will undergo rigorous compliance screening prior to their appointment.

Applications close at 10pm on 29 September 2019.