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Senior Community Mental Health Clinician

  • Alfred Health Full Time - Permanent
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  • Job no: 14324
  • Categories: Nurse, Psychiatry

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Full-time roles available
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 or Social Worker 2 or Occupational Therapist 2
  • Work with an industry leader in Psychiatry Care.
  • Make your next move count!
  • Don’t just change jobs - Move to the world’s most liveable city - Melbourne!
  • Take advantage of our laid-back lifestyle, our cultural diversity, café culture and easy access to so much more in the East.

Alfred Psychiatry offers a unique and diverse career in Mental Health Nursing where we encourage you to Be Your Best!

From Aged Psych, Child and Youth, headspace, Acute inpatient, emergency Psych and consultation, Community, sub cute & residential services – there is so much to choose from!

We offer a state wide trauma service and extremely busy ED.  As a tertiary training hospital we have a strong focus on development and research.

Whilst our purpose is improving the lives of our patients and families, we are committed to offering the best career path for our nursing staff.

Patients come first - Excellence lives here.

So why make the move to The Alfred?

Opportunities for Mental Health Nurses are wide and varied and we promote internal secondments to our nurses to develop their expertise in areas such as Acute inpatient services, crisis assessment & treatment, psychiatric triage, emergency department, community and child services. 

We offer flexible working hours and currently have a variety of vacancies for RPN Grade 2, Grade 3 and Grade 4 and Nurse Practitioners.

We really are different!

Our nurses will tell you they have excellent access to professional development, support & supervision. Talent is recognised and rewarded and we are invested in you! There are numerous ways to further your career through internal movement and advancement.

Feel free to contact us and have a chat with us about any of our current opportunities.  

What will you do in this role?

As a part of our dynamic Emergency Psychiatry team, you will work across CATT, Triage, ED and in PACER where you will be responsible for undertaking mental, social and physical assessment of clients incorporating a clinical risk assessment leading to recommendation of a course of action. Bring your advanced clinical skills and experience working in the community and/or within the Emergency Department to this role along with your post graduate experience. 

As the Senior Community Mental Health Clinician you will work full-time (80 hours plus ADO) and take part in a 24 hour rotating roster, across 7 days where you will be well supported by our multi-disciplinary team who are focused on producing good outcomes and opportunities for professional development.

Enquiries: Kathryn Henderson on Tel 03 9076 2773

Applications close at 11pm on Thursday 24th of May 2018

For more detail on the role, please download the attached Position Description

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Published on 11 May 2018, 5:54 AM