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Allied Health Assistant

  • 500088
  • Warragul, Vic
  • Therapy and Customised Employment
  • Therapy
  • Part Time Fixed Term
  • Part Time Permanent
  • Closing on: Feb 14 2023

Are you a final year OT, Speechie, or Physio student looking to expend your skills and knowledge in the disability sector? We have a fantastic opportunity for you to put your hard work and effort into practice by becoming an Allied Health Assistant at Scope.

About Scope

Scope’s mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen. We support people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays to achieve their goals. Across Victoria, Scope provides services to thousands of people with a disability in more than 100 service locations.

Scope is a registered provider under the NDIS and delivers a range of services including supported independent living, short term accommodation (respite), lifestyle options and therapy.

Scope was recently named on the Australian Financial Review's Top 100 Most Innovative Companies' in Australia and New Zealand.

About The Role

  • Permanent part time or Fixed Term contract available
  • Based in Warragul supporting the Therapy Team
  • As the AHA you will be working closely with the OT's and Speechies to implement therapy programs to support children and adults
  • Deliver a range of intervention strategies related to activities of daily living, communication, social skills, and fine and gross motor skills
  • Services provided include individual programs, prepare and manage of therapy resources, administrative tasks, report writing, and assisting with mealtime assessments and reviews.
  • Delivering services to customers in a Scope clinic, customers homes, community kindergartens and school

About You

  • Bring a sense a fun, creativity and flexible thinking to help customers achieve their goals
  • You demonstrate a clear understanding of the allied health assistant role
  • You will be able to work independently and without supervision
  • You demonstrate the practical application of the skills and tasks of the position and able to work independently and without direct supervision
  • You are keen to learn and actively engage in supervision and professional development
  • You truly believe in our mission to enable each person we support to live as an equal and empowered citizen
  • You have relevant experience in disability and/or paediatric services
  • You have excellent literacy, time management and organisation skills
  • You have excellent communication and team skills

Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must provide the following:

  • Certificate III or IV in Allied Health Assistance, or attainment of years 3, 4 or final study in Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology or Physiotherapy, or equivalent
  • Current Driver’s License and your own vehicle
  • Satisfactory Working with Children Check (Employee)
  • Satisfactory NDIS Worker Check Clearance

Scope as an Employer

Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging, purchased annual leave scheme and a locally based, friendly, supportive team environment.  

Please direct enquiries to Melissa Barnes at mbarnes4@scopeaust.org.au or 0448 324 122 or James Anderson ( Talent Partner) on 0481 751 373 or janderson@scopeaust.org.au for a confidential discussion about the roles we have available. 

If at any time you require us to adjust our recruitment process to meet your individual needs please email careers@scopeaust.org.au, this includes support completing your application online.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to hold a NDIS Worker Screening Check Clearance and a Working with Children Check. If you have lived or worked for a continuous period of 12 months or more in another country within the last 10 years, a certified International Police Check from that country or countries will also be required.

At Scope, the ongoing safety and wellbeing of our employees and customers is a priority. One of our commitments in response to Covid-19 was to implement a policy requiring all our employees regardless of the job to be fully vaccinated. Full vaccinated under Scope’s policy is 3 doses of a Covid-19 vaccine. Please note that should you be offered a position at Scope; a condition of that offer would be to provide proof that you have had at least 3 doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Scope Australia is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse needs of the people we support. Scope Australia is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a disability, and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the LGBTIQA+ community.

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