Allied Health Assistant

Applications open until: 23-Feb-2020
State: NSW
Location: Greenwich Hospital
Type of employment: Hospitals Operations
  • HammondCare is seeking an Allied Health Assistant to join our multidisciplinary team
  • 2 x Full time roles – Monday to Friday (8am-4:30pm)
  • Role based at Greenwich Hospital, NSW, with the possibility of also providing a service to Neringah and Northern Beaches

About HammondCare

HammondCare is a NSW Health Affiliated Health Organisation (AFO) that recognises all NSW Health transferrable entitlements. 

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity specialising in palliative care, rehabilitation, older persons' mental health, dementia and aged care. Our passion is improving quality of life for people in need. Through our network of sub-acute services HammondCare provides rehabilitation, palliative and supportive care, pain management, mental health care for older people, community care and other vital support services. 

With compassion and expertise our multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals tailor best-in-class specialised care to patients’ individual needs, supported by the latest research and best practice. Regarded nationally and internationally as one of Australia’s most innovative health and aged care providers, HammondCare offers hospital care, residential care and community services. 

HammondCare’s sub-acute services are located within Sydney at the following locations:

  • Braeside Hospital (South-West Sydney),
  • Greenwich Hospital (Lower-North Shore), 
  • Neringah Hospital (Northern Suburbs), and  
  • Mona Vale Community Palliative Care services (Northern Beaches). 

HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances. HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

About the role

The role of the Allied Health Assistant is to work within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure a high standard of service is provided to patients of the Hospital, along with appropriate support and advice to their carers. The Allied Health Assistant will participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a patient centred, evidence based, continuous quality improvement work environment that is consistent with the values and ethics of HammondCare.     

The essence of this role:

  • Assist as directed in the provision of effective and efficient therapy service to clients and appropriate support and advice to their carers
  • Participate as a member of the HammondCare team in the application of the organisation’s Mission and values to the pursuit of its objectives in a client centred, continuous quality improvement work environment

About you

ESSENTIAL

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Experience working in health or aged care setting.
  • A current drivers licence and safe driving record.
  • Computer skills
  • Willingness to travel between HammondCare’s sites and services.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated organisation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Empathy and patience.
  • Aqua therapy: good water confidence and swimming ability

DESIRABLE

  • Certificate III or IV in Allied Health Assistance.
  • Customer relations experience
  • An understanding of Work Health and Safety policies and procedures and manual handling principles
  • Maintenance of equipment and coordination of an equipment loan pool

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

For an information pack, including the selection criteria, please see the attachment below.

Allied Health Assistant Full time info Feb 2020

If you are interested in this position then click on the “Apply Now” button.

For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Eliza Orchiston on 0467 493 730.

Closing Date: 23 February 2020

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.