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Therapy Aide – Allied Health Assistant Healthcare & Medical

$52753.06 per annum Australia > Newcastle

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until June 2022
Position Classification: Allied Health Assistant Level 1
Remuneration: $52753.06 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ212179


Therapy Aide/Allied Health Assistant
Kurri Kurri Respite Day Centre – Kurri Kurri Community Health Services

Kurri Kurri is a part of the Cessnock LGA and is situated only 20 minutes’ drive from Cessnock and the beautiful Hunter Valley Vineyards. Kurri Kurri is full of historical buildings, magnificent public artworks and offers a slower pace of life in a scenic rural town. The Kurri Kurri Respite Day Centre team are seeking a dedicated and proactive individual to join their team on a fulltime basis!

About the role:
This position will see you joining the dedicated team at the Kurri Kurri Respite Day Centre as an Allied Health Assistant, where you will provide safe compassionate person and wellbeing centred care to clients within our region. Working under the direction and supervision of senior team members, you will collaborate with clients and their families to develop and deliver a meaningful and sustainable service.

About you:
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and hardworking individual who possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy. You will have the ability to work both independently and cooperatively with health professionals in a multidisciplinary team environment and have the capacity to prioritise workload, meet deadlines and complete activities as delegated by supervising Allied Health Professional.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

Job share arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary full or part time vacancies.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.
If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNE_Job_Application_Guide
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in the advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

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For role related queries or questions contact Allese Tansley on Allese.Tansley1@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 28th February 2021