SIS Allied Health Position

Join our SIS team - part-time, fixed term contract role

We are looking to recruit an Allied Health Assistant to support the SIS Team across Daylesford, Trentham and Creswick.

The Allied Health Assistant will be involved in delivering the Springs Medical Put A Spring In Your Step Wellness Program (SIS).

Put A Spring In Your Step Wellness program incorporates exercise and education sessions to better educate our clients to help them self-manage their chronic conditions.

Program aims:

  • To increase strength, exercise capacity and walking distance
  • To improve quality of life
  • To increase confidence and ability to self-manage and cope with medical condition
  • To keep the client out of hospital
  • To encourage life-long behaviour change


Competency and Scope of Practice

  • Support Accredited Exercise Physiologist(s) to provide a high standard of clinical care to patients with a wide variety of cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic, mental health and musculoskeletal conditions
  • Work under the direction of accredited Exercise Physiologist(s) to help patients to achieve their exercise / health-based goals.
  • Safely deliver group-based exercise programs (8-12 people) designed by an Exercise Physiologist
  • Monitor changes in patient condition and reporting to appropriate Allied Health Professional or healthcare provider.
  • Manage correspondence relating to clinical reviews, patient attendance and program support.
  • Undertaking other ad-hoc duties to support the program as required
  • Enthusiastically promote and embrace innovations that seek to improve the services of SM.

Key Selection Criteria/ qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills


  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistant or equivalent
  • Proven experience in delivering safe and effective group (8 – 12 participants) exercise programs
  • Demonstrated an ability to work independently under direct and non-direct supervision
  • A fundamental understanding of exercise, inclusive of: basic exercise technique correction and basic exercise modification based upon client needs
  • Demonstrated high level competence in Allied Health Assistance
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Participate in quality improvement activities as required
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records
  • Demonstrated ability in liaising with GP’s specialists, Allied Health and clients to achieve optimal health outcomes, in addition working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent organisational skills and computer literacy.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Additional Key Selection Criteria Requirements:

  • Availability for weekend and evening work or training as required
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence and access to a private vehicle (approved private vehicle use for SM business, may be reimbursed by SM at published ATO km rates)
  • Evidence of HLTAID003 (first aid & CPR)
  • Evidence of relevant insurance
  • Appointment and ongoing employment is subject to satisfactory police records check.

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience in community rehabilitation

Download the full position description here.

Applications close: Wed 15 June 2022

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact:

Millie Gellatly
SIS Wellness Nurse
0488 313 151