Allied Health Assistant- Melbourne South East

Role: Casual | ABN
Location: Melbourne South East

About Vivir Healthcare:  

Vivir Healthcare is Australia’s leading Healthcare Provider within the Aged, Community and Disability sectors. We make a difference to over 20,000 lives every week by providing Allied Health solutions in residential aged care facilities, as well as in the homes of elderly people, and retirement villages.   
   
Our team has been working to improve the lives of elderly Australians for over 20 years, blending expert aged care services with a genuine commitment to high-quality care.   
   
Vivir Healthcare works in conjunction with customers developing client specific Allied Health programs designed to cater for all residents/clients/consumers across the elderly and disabled population groups. Guided by our core principles of ‘Stronger together’ and ‘Even better tomorrow’, our new programs ensure older and disabled Australians continue to have access to essential Allied Health services.   
   
Opportunities available across Residential Aged care, Community Home care and NDIS.   

Company Benefits:
Due to rapid growth, we have exciting opportunities for energetic and passionate allied health assistance to join our dynamic team, and we are currently offering:   

  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • A culture of team learning and sharing wins   
  • Dedicated supervisors and team leaders comprised of experienced, multidisciplinary clinicians 
  • Access to internal Learning Hub that provides assessment and therapy resources  
  • A structured and progressive career path with potential to lead to a supervisor role      
  • Employee assistance program – Access to 24/7 confidential mental health and wellbeing support    
  • Reward and recognition program – Monthly, quarterly, and annual peer-nominated recognition rewards       
  • Opportunities to travel for work   

Duties and Responsibilities:   
At Vivir Healthcare, Allied Health Assistants provide one-on-one and group wellness services to aged care facility residents. They also support professional staff by assisting with consumer therapy and facilitating telehealth services with qualified Allied Health professionals. Duties include:    

  • INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP THERAPY SESSIONS
  • DOCUMENTATION
  • EXERCISE PROGRAMS
  • EQUIPMENT ADJUSTMENT
  • ELECTROTHERAPY, HOT/COLD THERAPY, SOFT TISSUE MASSAGE
Our AHAs gain experience in a diversity of clinical settings and skills relevant to their future careers, as well as the flexibility to work alongside their studies. All AHAs receive ongoing training and support at Vivir Healthcare through the delegating clinician as well as an AHA Clinical Supervisor. A dedicated induction workflow focused on expected duties and tasks as a Vivir AHA is completed along with unlimited access to free online learning modules and resources

Skills and Experience:  

  • Enjoys challenges, thrives in a team, and delivers quality services  
  • Proactive, excellent time management, and strong problem-solving skills  
  • Works autonomously and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team  
  • Adheres to evidence-based practice standards  
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing professional development  
  • Open to mentorship and support from senior staff  
Required:

  • Certificate of Allied Health Therapy Assistant III or IV, or currently undertaking an allied health degree 
  • Current First Aid / CPR certificate, or willingness to obtain
  • 2023 Flu vaccination, or willingness to obtain
  • COVID vaccination, or willingness to obtain
  • NDIS workers screen, or willingness to obtain
  • Unrestricted driver’s license and reliable vehicle
Apply directly or get in touch today.
For more information, please feel free to contact application@vivir.com.au

Job details

  • ReferenceBH-156771
  • LocationCaulfield
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job typeContract
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantShivani Sharma