Allied Health Assistant
GOULBURN VALLEY HEALTH
The Chronic Pain Clinic and the Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service at GV Health are seeking an experienced Allied Health Assistant to join the clinic on a part time basis (64 hours per fortnight) until June 2020.
The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) will work across both the Chronic Pain Clinic and the Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service. The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) assists health professionals to deliver client centred services across clinic based and home environments. The role involves completing a variety of direct and indirect clinical and administrative tasks. The AHA may assist a client to complete an exercise program or activity of daily living, assist with facilitating a group program, order, clean and manage delivery of equipment and assist with the co-ordination of resources required for health professionals and clients.
The CPC provides clinical assessment and where indicated, provision of treatment on a time-limited basis, for clients experiencing prolonged pain and moderate disability and for those who have entrenched chronic pain and high levels of disability. The aim is to reduce the risk of long-term disability, enable clients to gain an improved ability to self-manage their condition and develop strong links to support continuing management in a primary care setting following discharge from a specialist service.
The Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) is a specialist multidisciplinary diagnostic, referral and educational service for people experiencing memory loss, or changes to their thinking (cognition) and those who care for them. CDAMS provides home or clinic based multidisciplinary assessments for expert clinical diagnosis, and links to appropriate services; however the service does not provide ongoing treatment or case management. The multidisciplinary team in CDAMS currently comprises of a Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Neuropsychologist, Social Worker and Medical Specialist.
The role requires you to possess excellent communication skills, be well organised and have a strong focus on patient centred care.
All enquiries welcome
About GV Health
GV Health is the Public Health Service for the Hume Region, with main campuses located at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth and additional sites in Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. GV Health provides a range of acute, mental health, aged and primary health and community support services across the Goulburn Valley Sub Region of the Department of Human Services, Hume Region. The main campus is the major acute referral site for the sub region.
Some of the great benefits of working with us:
- Wide range of specialties for clinical staff and career development opportunities
- Salary Packaging
- A collaborative and supportive team environment, while making an important contribution to the health of our community
- Training and Professional Development opportunities
- Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity leave)
- Discount gym & pool memberships
- Affiliation with Melbourne University and Latrobe University
Download the position description and apply online at www.gvhealth.org.au
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children’s Check. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.
Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.
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