Position Details
Reference Number 36570
Position Title Diversional Therapy Assistant
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department home based Allied health
Location Parkdale
Position Summary

About the Role

Monash Health Community, Aged & Community Care Team is seeking a Diversional Therapy Assistant Grade 2 in  a part time, 2 day position to work  in Kingston Bayside  with a possibility to increase hours and work across Cranbourne, Dandenong and Springvale.

This is your chance to experience the community sector within a large multidisciplinary Team. If variation, job satisfaction and feeling that sense of achievement are important to you, this is a role you must consider. You will be taking your place in a closely knit team prepared to support you as required.

The Diversional Therapist Assistant will work with the Social Support Programs across Monash Health Community Health Services to provide diversional therapy services which participants needs, and preferences.  Social Support Programs offer a variety of social inclusion programs that provide participants the opportunity to participate in social and recreational activities.  The groups are provide in a supported environment to encourage opportunities to meet new friends and try new activities.  It will involve the delivery of services to individuals and groups with the primary focus being on assisting the individual to maintain their wellbeing and independence through social interaction and engagement. This position will be  centre based mainly in Kingston.  In your cover letter indicate please indicate if you are interested in  extra days working at different sites.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Please note that the job posting will come down from career sites at 11:45pm the day before the job posting end date 

Selection Criteria Must have experience working in aged care

Must have group experience
Contact Person
Florence Burgerhout Program manager 85870198 Florence.Burgerhout@monashhealth.org
josephine van dort team leader 85870198
Advertising Closing 28/12/2018
Position Documents
Diversional therapy assistant Diversional Therapy Assistant PD Cranbourne (002).doc
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