Allied Health Assistant (Grade 3)

March 10th, 2023

Permanent Part-Time (64 hours per fortnight)

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does.

Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services.

Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.

About the role

The successful application will be responsible for carrying out Allied Health therapies under the direction of the Allied Health Professionals.  You will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team responsible for carrying out Allied Health therapies with bed based and community-based clients in Residential Aged Care facilities; but may at times also involve work on the Connolly rehabilitation unit, the Geroe acute unit, the Transitional Care Program and the Health Independence programs.

The role will involve the delivery of exercise-based groups, and some one-on-one treatment program delivery.

The role will work across both the Castlemaine and Maldon campuses of Dhelkaya Health

About you

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent
  • Current Drivers License
  • Understanding of programs designed to facilitate the rehab process
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise individual workload, manage multiple tasks and work to set deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to thrive both in a team environment and when working autonomously
  • Previous experience in rehabilitation and community settings preferred.

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Onsite staff gym
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year.

Dhelkaya Health encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all ages, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ candidates, and people from multi-cultural backgrounds.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check, NDIS (if required) and compliance with Dhelkaya Health Vaccination Policy.

For further information about this position, please contact Karen Bodin 03 5471 3570

Applications close Sunday 26 March 2023.

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Position descriptions and applications addressing the key selection criteria can be submitted on the Dhelkaya Health website:


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