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Reference Number 61586
Position Title Allied Health Assistant - Trauma
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Health & Allied Srv [4]
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Allied Health Assistant - Trauma

  • Multiple roles available – full time (part time considered)
  • Includes weekend shifts
  • Support the Allied Health team to provide world class patient care in trauma services
  • Gain invaluable experience in the hospital setting

The RMH Trauma Service is one of the busiest trauma centres in Australia as one of two adult major trauma services in Victoria. Allied Health provides a 7 day service to this patient group. The Allied Health department consists of 11 professions: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Nutrition, Podiatry, Prosthetics & Orthotics, Pastoral Care, Psychology, Interpreters and Music Therapy. The department also includes essential services such as the COVID Community Navigators, the Aboriginal Health team, LGBTIQA+ team, Family Safety team and Disability Liaison services. The Allied Health department is committed to ensuring effective and efficient delivery of clinical services to all Clinical Units across the hospital.


Your new role

  • Provide quality care to patients in collaboration with and under the direction and supervision of the relevant Allied Health professional, or other health professional as requested
  • Under the direction and / or supervision of the health professional, assist patients in accessing services, completing personal care tasks or completing prescribed treatment
  • Under the direction and / or supervision of the health professional, provide support to patients and/or carers of patients in the trauma service

About you

  • You have effective communication skills and a passion for patient centred care
  • You enjoy working in a team environment
  • You are adaptable and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • You are currently studying in a healthcare field OR you are a qualified Allied Health Assistant

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Career support opportunities to develop your professional networks
  • Excellent work place experience as an Allied Health Assistant to supplement your undergraduate placement experiences
  • Be part of the highly valued and respected COVID response workforce

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Contact Person Laeticia Hargreaves
Contact Number 0401 601 340
Alternate Contact Person Felicity Morrow
Alternate Contact Number 0417 150 183
Closing Date 24/01/2022
Position Description
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