Allied Health Assistant - Occupational Therapy - Prince of Wales Hospital ( Aboriginal Targeted Traineeship)

Allied Health Assistants
REQ133564 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Allied Health Assistants
Remuneration: $52,595.48 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ133564


South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

This is a Targeted Aboriginal Position. Preference will be given to applicants of aboriginal descent. Exemption is claimed under Part 9A, Section 122J of the Anti Discrimination ACT 1977


An applicant's race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Are you interested in helping people recover form illness or injury and helping them get back to doing their everyday tasks? Do you like working as part of a team?

Where you'll be working

An opportunity exists for an Allied Health Assistant to join the Occupational Therapy Department at Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick and work within the rehabilitation and acute care teams. The Occupational Therapy Department employs up to 36 Occupational Therapists across Acute, Rehab and Outpatient caseloads. As such this position has an important role in supporting Occupational Therapists to meet their patient goals.


No clinical or hospital experience is required as SESLHD in partnership with the nominated Training Organisation will support you to undertake the required study.


What you'll be doing


The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.  
Provide support to the Occupational Therapy team in the delivery of health care services to patients under the direct supervision of an Occupational Therapist and consistent with South Eastern Sydney Local Health District policies, procedures and standards.

This vacancy is Targeted Aboriginal Recruitment under Part 5, Clause 26 of the Government Sector Employment (General) Rules 2014. Aboriginality will be confirmed during the selection process.  

Upon commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be enrolled with a Registered Training Organisation, and will be required undertake part-time study (during work hours) to complete a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance in the first 18 months of employment

Selection Criteria

1. Aboriginality - being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a requirement for this position. Please tell us about your Aboriginality, including Community and/or Mob
2. Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, or equivalent work experience and a willingness to work towards certification with the support of SESLHD.
3. Proven interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
4. Computer literacy or a willingness to learn
5. Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work with minimum supervision, to organise work priorities and manage time effectively
6. Knowledge and understanding of Work Health and Safety legislation and principles.
7. Current Class C NSW driver's licence (or equivalent).

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
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For role related queries or questions contact Kelly Drowley on or Emma Griggs on (02)9 540 8076

Applications Close: 24 November 2019

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