Allied Health Assistants
Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ487098 Requisition #

Our Allied Health Assistant plays a crucial role in helping clinicians provide excellent care for our clients!

Remuneration: $32.09 - $33.47 Per Hour + 11% Super + Salary Packaging
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Allied Health Assistants
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ487098
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024

Allied Health Assistant

Newcastle Community Health Service

About the role:

As an Allied Health Assistant working within the HNEKidsRehab Team, you will work with multi-disciplinary health professionals to provide high-quality health services to children within the Northern Child Health Network. 

You are an integral support to the wider team, assisting in delivering care to children and their families.

In this role you will work across service streams including Brain Injury, Spinal, Cerebral Palsy and Movements Disorders, Toxin Clinic and General Physical Rehabilitation Teams.

Where you’ll be working: 

  • Newcastle Community Health Service is right in the heart of the lively city of Newcastle blessed with amazing beach vibes, fascinating landmarks such as the Newcastle Museum and Fort Scratchley offering insights into the city's heritage.
  • You will become part of an exceptional team where each member brings unique strengths and experiences, but what really sets us apart is how well we work together. We're like a close-knit family, always supporting each other and collaborating to give our patients the best care possible.


  • Four (4) weeks annual leave for temporary and permanent employees (pro-rata if part time).
  • Fitness Passport.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members.
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.
  • Working for a highly regarded public health facility, where supporting the local community is at the forefront of our business strategy.
  • Career Development opportunity.
  • In this role you will be supported by the wider HNEKidsHealth Team. You would have support and supervision from the health professionals working within the team.
  • As an employee of Hunter New England, you would also have access to online education and training through My Health Learning.

Our successful candidate will possess the following:

  • To meet the requirements for Level 2: demonstrated experience working as an Allied Health Assistant Level 1 for a period of 12 months or more and/or Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (or equivalent qualification)
  • If the applicant is unable to demonstrate these requirements, the applicant will commence service at Level 1.
  • If the applicant has completed a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance they will be classified as an Allied Health Assistant Level 3.
  • Eligibility to drive in NSW and the ability and willingness to travel for work purposes which may involve driving long distances.

About you:

  • You will love working with children and their families.
  • You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated person with a passion for helping others.
  • You will be a collaborative team player, with the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • You will have great communication skills and be able to relate to people of all different backgrounds.

Additional information:

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary part time vacancies.  
  • We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.

Need more information?

For role related queries or questions contact Gai Lovell on Gai.Lovell@health.nsw.gov.au

Information for Applicants:

Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2

Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health.  For more information, please visit:  http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.

This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.

Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or 1300 40 25 23.

HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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