Career pathways for allied and scientific health professionals and assistants
Important information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations
Directions under the Emergency Mangement Act 2004
All persons engaging in work or duties at a health care setting are required to comply with the South Australian Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 No 3.
All persons engaging in work or duties at a Residential Aged Care Facility health care setting are required to comply with the Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 42) (COVID-19) Direction 2021.
Proof of vaccination can include your COVID-19 digital certificate accessed via Medicare or an immunisation history statement from the Australian Immunisation Register. More vaccine information is available in the FAQs.
SA Health has over 4000 allied and scientific health professionals who provide a range of diagnostic, technical and therapeutic services to South Australians.
The Allied and Scientific Health Office (ASHO), informs, guides and advocates for SA Health's allied and scientific health workforce.
Allied and scientific health professions include:
ASHO provides support as required for the scientific professions such as medical and grant funded scientists and the allied and scientific health assistant workforce.
The Allied and Scientific Health Position Statement (PDF 371KB) outlines four key domains through which the allied and scientific health professions contribute to the health of South Australians, and highlights the role of the ASHO in supporting and advocating for these professions.
This position statement can be utilised to support communication with a range of stakeholders, to promote an understanding of the role of allied and scientific health professions and the value contributed by this group of professions.
Allied and Scientific Health Office (ASHO)
Office for Professional Leadership, SA Health
Postal address: 11 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA 5000
Registration requirements and credentialing for allied and scientific professionals
The opportunities & programs for allied & scientific health professionals to continue to develop their skills, including grants & scholarships
What you need to know about EPAS specific to allied health and scientific health professions
Research and Evidence Informed Practice in Allied and Scientific Health
Information on professional development opportunities for allied health professionals