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Head of Allied Health

Organisation : 3Bridges

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical, Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Disabilities, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • 3Bridges community successfully supported 28,500 people in 2020
  • Program growth opportunity due to unprecedented demand
  • Penshurst location and work from home flexibility

The Organisation
3Bridges is a vibrant and progressive southern Sydney based community organisation providing families and individuals care management, crisis intervention, counselling, childcare and other support services. 3Bridges works with the most disadvantaged, from the very young to the frail aged, relieving suffering, distress, misfortune, destitution or helplessness.

3Bridges allied health services including occupational therapy and exercise physiology help maintain safety and independence through home assessments to assist with daily activities and safety through equipment, home modifications and task adaptation.
The home modifications and maintenance team keep clients living safely and independently with a team of qualified tradespeople, working with occupational therapists to design the most appropriate home modification solution including minor and major home modifications.

The Role
This role is responsible for overseeing the growth and operations of the allied health initiatives, programs and the allied health team. Reporting to and working with the general manager of youth, disability and community you will define strategic objectives and directions and take ownership of the development and implementation of the treatment, therapy and education services. In this role you will also;

  • Plan, evaluate and report on services to promote effective and efficient service delivery
  • Ensure all contracts are adhered to and services meet requisite standards and legislation
  • Lead the clinical practice, improvement initiatives and risk management frameworks
  • Participate in professional development and education to meet the requirements of AHPRA
  • Maintain appropriate activity statistics as required by relevant funding body agreements
  • Provide required reports and recommendations to the GM, CEO and Board of Directors

Skills Required
You are currently working for a like-minded organisation having developed your career as a health professional with experience ideally but not essential in the provision of supervision and leadership to therapists, support staff and students, and have an understanding of NDIS, billing and compliance.

You understand the need for evidence-informed, client centred allied services and have advanced assessment, clinical reasoning and evidence-based intervention skills. You have a relevant degree and eligible for AHPRA registration. You will require a valid working with children check, an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a criminal history clearance.

If growing this allied health program appeals to your business development skills then please submit your CV along with a cover letter addressing the skills required section above and tell us why you would be right for 3Bridges. Alternatively, please contact Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570 if you have any specific questions.
3Bridges is a diverse and inclusive workplace and values and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s capacity to co-design and deliver evidence based programs and services with their communities.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are particularly encouraged to apply as well as candidates from a diverse range of ethnicities, language groups, abilities, religious backgrounds and LGBTIQ+ communities.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : 3Bridges

How to apply

Please quote in application: Head of Allied Health via Pro Bono Australia.


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