Careers at Star Health
Allied Health Assistant 0.7 EFT Fixed Term 12 months

Location:
Star Health - Prahran  
Employment Type:
PT - Part-time Temporary  
Department:
Coordinator - Allied Health 1
Supporting Documentation:

Allied Health Assistant 0.7 EFT Fixed Term 12 Months

Job Reference No VAC0671

• Two generous salary sacrificing options
• Great team culture
• Rewarding and valuable work

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Allied Health Assistant to provide therapeutic and program-related support to Allied Health Professionals from the Community Care team. This role will primarily support podiatry and exercise physiology. Duties include implementing home exercise programs, and facilitating group exercise programs, completing infection control tasks, and supporting insecure housing clients, and those from Supported Residential Services (SRS) to attend site appointments. You will work with people that have multiple and complex needs, including those from SRS and insecure housing, older people and carers, people with a disability, and those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The role also includes administrative duties such as maintaining equipment stock and coordinating applications to the State-wide Equipment Program. Must be available to work Monday-Thursday.

To star in this role you will have:

• A professional qualification in Certificate IV in Allied Health from an accredited RTO, or equivalent.
• Experience in community health or other relevant public sector.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of people including those who re marginalised.
• Excellent knowledge of health issues impacting people in insecure housing.
• A clear understanding of chronic disease management approaches and Social Model of Health.

For information about the role, please contact Kristan Mehew, on 03 9525 1300 or email kmehew@starhealth.org.au

Closing Date: Monday 16th December, 2019 @ 5pm.