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Allied Health Assistant (523886)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Clinical Support

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:HSO Level 5-2
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location:Physiotherapy RHH

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for an Allied Health Assistant (523886) vacancy.


$58,323 to $61,704 per annum


Health Services Officer Level 5


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent full-time day worker, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 3 May 2021.


THS-S-Allied Health Services


To assist in the provision of effective and efficient client care under supervision and assist with the day to day running of the medical and surgical Allied Health Service. This may include single discipline or multiple disciplines in the areas of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social Work and other allied health services.

Assist therapists and other therapy assistants with preparation for and prescribed treatment of patients, including transportation of patients to and from treatment areas, evaluate patient progress, communicate treatment outcomes to the therapist and where necessary document the patient’s medical progress notes.

Exercise initiative and independent judgment in undertaking delegated tasks under supervision including assisting clinicians in the rehabilitation and/or treatment of clients, preparation of equipment for use in treatment and other related tasks.

Essential Requirements

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Health Service Assistance (Allied Health Assistance) or equivalent qualification.
  • Tertiary student of a relevant and approved allied health course of study at a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies including casual positions.

Download File Generic Allied Health Assistant HSO 5 (March 2021) (1).pdf

Download File Generic Allied Health Assistant HSO 5 (March 2021).docx

Download File Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the Apply Now button to submit your application.

Important information

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For further information contact

Elisabeth Pilgrim
Deputy Manager Physiotherapy Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8101

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