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Allied Health Assistant

St Vincent's Health Australia - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Position Title: Allied Health Assistant

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Hours per week: Up to 38 hours per week

Position Grade: Technical Assistant Grade 1

Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organizations’ Professional and Associated Staff Agreement 2009

Department Name: Hospital in the Home

Position Summary

The Hospital in the Home (HITH) service is comprised of a team of registered nurses, a nurse practitioner,a number of allied health staff, an advanced trainee registrar, a pharmacist and medical consultants. HITH patients are admitted patients and care is delivered using a hospital bed substitution model of care, across a 7 day extended hours service. Care is delivered in the patient’s home, hospital clinic setting, or in the patient’s workplace. Delivery of care is generally high intensity and short term in nature. The HITH service’s primary objective is to optimise patient outcomes, thereby reducing hospital length of stay and/or avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions and emergency presentations. The HITH Allied Health Assistant (AHA) will provide assistance and support in the delivery of Allied Health services to patients admitted to the HITH service under the supervision of an AHP. This will be in the form of delegated patient care (as instructed by an AHP) as well as clinical and administrative support.

The Allied Health Assistant will work under the direct supervision and guidance of an AHP and will contribute to the effective functioning of Allied Health services in designated areas through the hospital

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney has an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) approved salary packaging scheme in place to increase the take home pay of staff. For information about the scheme go to

Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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