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Allied Heath Assistant 2

ACT Government - Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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Full-time Permanent
Closes: 30 April 2021

Classification: Allied Health Assistant 2
Salary: $54,988 - $61,221 (up to $63,043 depending on qualification level) plus superannuation
Position No: 41033, several - 01V9V
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 April 2021
Contact Officer: Camille Falkiner on camille.falkiner@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 1824

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Position Overview

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

The Justice Health Services, Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) and the Extended Care Unit (ECU) provides high quality inpatient mental health care to people from 18 to 65 years of age.

The Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) is a secure mental health facility that first opened in November 2016. DMHU provides 24-hour, contemporary, evidence-based clinical mental health care for people who require secure inpatient treatment. DMHU provides a therapeutic and recovery-based approach, focused on individually tailored treatment programs to maximise mental health care outcomes for patients. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the person, their carers and other key services.

The Extended Care Unit (ECU) is a specialist mental health facility adjacent to Calvary Hospital in Bruce. The ECU sits within the Stepped Care Model of mental health care, providing medium term residential care for people who require rehabilitation and support to transition into the community setting. The ECU provides a range of contemporary, community focused rehabilitation interventions, programs and services.

DMHU offers 10 acute care beds and 15 rehabilitation beds and the ECU has 5 beds for community transition. Both units are managed by the Justice Health Services (JHS) program in the MHJHADS Division.

In this position the Allied Health Assistant Level 2 (AHA 2), under minimal supervision, will provide quality services to assist the Allied health team to deliver diversionary activities for people within a therapeutic rehabilitation environment. All staff of the DMHU are required to undertake professional development activities, and participate in supervision, quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.

About You

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.
Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive.
Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
Relevant Certificate IV in Mental Health or Allied Health Assistance (or equivalent qualification); qualification is required for this role
This role involves rostering over a seven-day period and will likely have occasional weekend work
Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role
Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

Note This advertisement includes multiple vacancies, with casual, temporary and permanent positions available.

How to Apply

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Note

This advertisement includes multiple vacancies, with casual, temporary and permanent positions available.

Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services

Canberra, ACT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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