Allied Health Assistant – Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy Job at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network – in Sydney NSW

Job Description

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 9 October 2022

Position Classification: Allied Health Assistants

Remuneration: 58651.32 – 61306.17

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ265376

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Learn more about our network: http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/professionals

What you’ll be doing

The Allied Health Assistant is part of an integrated, multidisciplinary allied health team to improve patient experience by providing assistance and support to allied health professionals (AHPs) in the provision of clinical and therapeutic services’ services to children, young people and families in the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network.

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) will work as a member of the multidisciplinary team, under the direction and supervision of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, child life therapists and social workers.

The AHA will provide assistance to the AHPs in helping to facilitate various clinical interventions designed to provide timely access to services & intervention including with provisions of equipment.

Completion of 12 or more months’ service as an Allied Health Assistant Level 1 and/or Certificate III or IV Allied Health Assistant Qualifications or equivalent professional qualifications or working towards qualification.

Experience working with children and families. Experience working with people with disability and/or in a hospital or healthcare environment.

Proven ability to be organised, prioritise a number of competing demands/tasks & manage time effectively & efficiently.

Ability to work independently and within a team; and ability to work under instruction with a willingness to learn.

Highly effective interpersonal and written communication skills and computer literacy

Ability to work flexible work hours, including weekends when negotiated

Understanding WH&S requirements of the role and physical ability to move / transfer clients & equipment safely

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments):

Applicants are required to provide evidence of their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021

From 30th November 2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination

If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:
A?COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication?form must be completed by a GP?or?Medical Practitioner.

An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Need more information?

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For role related queries or questions contact Nadia Vigna on [email protected]

Applications Close: 31 October 2021

About the Company

Company: Sydney Children’s Hospital Network –

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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