Western District Health Service

Allied Health Assistant – Physiotherapy

Job Description

Fixed Term Part Time (8 months)


16 hours per fortnight 

Classification: IN29

Hourly rate: $31.0289 plus 11% Superannuation


Located in bustling Hamilton, at Western District Health Service (WDHS) we pride ourselves on our strong teamwork and our shared commitment to providing person-centred high-quality healthcare to the Southern Grampians community.

The Greater Hamilton region is rich with lifestyle opportunities and facilities. Working for WDHS will enable you to pursue your profession, build your career and enjoy a great work/life balance. With the Grampians National Park and stunning beaches on your doorstep in Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland and wineries dotted in-between, a better lifestyle is waiting for you!  Learn more – Visit Hamilton

You will work alongside experienced, passionate leadership peers who are true to our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.



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About the role  

The physiotherapy department has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic, Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant (AHA) to join our team. 

As part of this role your duties will include, but are not limited to, collecting and preparing equipment and working directly with or under the supervision of an Allied Health Professional (AHP).  

The successful applicant will work autonomously when required within the pre-determined parameters of the patient’s care plan designed by either the Physiotherapist or Exercise Physiologist, demonstrate a capacity to work flexibly across a broad range of therapeutic and program related activities, be able to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the AHA and complete a range of administrative tasks as required by the team. 

 You will be able to prioritize work and accept responsibility for outcomes within the limit of employment accountabilities.


You will bring:

  • Certificate III Allied Health Assistant or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrated capacity to work flexibly


For more details please see the Position Description.


Closing Date: Sunday 12 May 2024

Proposed Interview Date: Interviews to take place upon receipt of suitable applications


The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, a current National Criminal Police/NDIS Check. Dependant on your position you may be required to obtain a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check and / or NDIS Worker Screening Check. All successful applicants are to comply with WDHS immunisation and vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster.

At WDHS we are proud to be smoke free.

Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability. 

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Job Summary

Hamilton Location
Part Time Job Type


Western District Health Service