Allied Health Career Information

Allied Health is a broad term used to describe the wide range of specialised healthcare provided by health practitioners who are not part of the medical, dental and nursing professions. The Allied Health workforce includes health practitioners who work autonomously and in multidisciplinary teams, in a variety of acute, outpatient, and community healthcare settings in both the public, not-for-profit and private sector.

A-Z of Allied Health Services

Health Work is a broad term used to describe the frontline, daily and hands-on care of patients in hospitals, private clinics, and community care settings. This work supports the functions of the wider health care team.

Health Work Jobs

Health Workers are sometimes referred to as Healthcare Assistants or Health Support Workers. They work in hospitals, aged care residences, private clinics, and other community health settings. They support patients with mobility, personal hygiene, dressing, and feeding. They help keep health care equipment and environments safe, operational, and clean. Health workers support the wider health care team. The roles are varied - some requiring a minimum Certificate III in Individual Support (or similar, or on-the-job training), while others require tertiary qualifications.