​​​​Opportunities for Allied Health Professionals                     

Hunter New England Health is a leading Allied Health employer with a strong national profile.

We offer highly valued professional support for staff including:

  • Regular clinical supervision. The District has a Clinical Supervision Policy and actively promotes supervision, mentoring and peer review as part of our clinical governance framework
  • Access to professional development and on-going education. In addition to accessing external programs, most professions have a variety of professional development opportunities accessible to staff across the District. These are often available at remote sites via videoconferencing 
  • Backfill for leave, where possible. The District has a pool of permanent relievers as well as rotation and secondment models in some professions
  • An Allied Health Casual Pool to fill short term vacancies. The pool has been running since 2013 for dietetics, social work, physiotherapy, psychology, podiatry, speech pathology and occupational therapy
  • Performance development planning. HNEH is committed to developing the skills base of our workforce. Together with their manager, staff are encouraged to identify opportunities for maintenance of existing skills and to develop new skills to suit the evolving service context
  • Service innovation and exploration of new service delivery models
  • Creation of opportunities for research and data mining. The District has an Allied Health Research Committee and conducts regular forums and consultation sessions to foster research activities
  • Integration of evidence into practice
  • Competitive rates of pay: Information about pay and conditions

Useful Links

AHPRA​Councils, Associations and Societies for Allied Health
​​DietitiansDietitians' Association of Australia
Occupational TherapyCouncil of Occupational Therapists Council (Aust & NZ) Inc.
​​Pharmacy​Australian Pharmacy Council
PhysiotherapyAustralian Physiotherapy Council

Australian Physiotherapy Association

PodiatryAustralasian Podiatry Council

Australian Podiatry Association, NSW & ACT

Psychology​Australian Psychological Society
Medical Radiation​Australian Institute of Radiography
​​Social WorkersAustralian Association of Social Workers

Social Workers Experience - A move to the country

​Speech PathologySpeech Pathology Australia


Contact details

Our District Director for Allied Health provides leadership and support for the allied health professions.

Enquiries regarding allied health related issues may be made to District Allied Health on 4985 3241.