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Allied Health Assistant (Identified)

Cooktown / Bamaga / Weipa

Great career opportunity and exciting challenges. Join our team and make a difference in the community. Working in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula is more than a job, it is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, become an integral member of the local community, develop collaborative relationships with other health professionals and be a part of making a difference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes by providing comprehensive health services.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Health - Health Service Support
Classification OO3
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/TC353999
Closing date 28-Oct-2020
Job duration up to 30 June 2021
Contact person Amy O'Hara
Contact details 0431120504
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3 x Position available with opportunities for professional development 

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The purpose of this position is to contribute to patient care by providing supporting tasks delegated under direct or indirect supervision of an Allied Health Professional. This includes completing both clinical and non-clinical support activities at Cooktown Multipurpose Health Service, Eastern Cape York Primary Health Care Centres, and Aged and Disability Service facilities and may include some community and client home based tasks.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Well-developed self-management skills, including time management, ability to organise and prioritise tasks, and complete duties in a timely manner with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated experience in work related activities relevant to this position, including teamwork and organisational responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated experience in provision of patient focused assistive therapy including patient handling, delivery of therapy programs, interaction with patients, functional transfers and functional activities.  Experience in a health service setting is highly desirable.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, Torres and Cape can offer you:

  • Total Remuneration value up to $68 698 comprising salary between $2 209.30 - $2 307.90 per fortnight

  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)

  • Salary packaging option to increase your take home pay

Requirements for the role:

  • Whilst not mandatory, a relevant qualification such as a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance would be highly regarded, willingness to acquire the relevant qualification will also be well regarded.

  • Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

About Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Services visit TCHHS website

How do I apply? Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website.

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