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Mental Health Nurse CYMHS

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Part Time - Permanent
  • Applications Close At: Closes in 10 days
    Published on 11 Jul 2018
  • Job no: 15871
  • Categories: Nurse, Clinical

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.

  • Mental Health Nurse Alfred Child and Youth Mental Health Service
  • Part time ongoing
  • Based in Moorabbin
  • RPN3
  • Great Staff Benefits
  • Make a difference and help create new types of services with young people and their families

The Department

CYMHS provides clinical services in partnership with a wide range of service providers to achieve the best possible outcomes.  Alfred CYMHS is committed to active participation by families and young people in evaluating and improving our services.  The ACYMHS Child and Youth program provides specialist mental health services to children of school age and youth within the catchment area. This includes direct service for individuals, families and groups, as well as consultation to professionals from other agencies, providing services to children and youth in this age group

The Role

Alfred CYMHS is a dynamic child and youth mental health service in south east melbourne. We are seeking a mental health nurse to join our mutlidisciplinary team completing assessments and providing treatment to those aged birth through till 25 years. The position is based at Alfred Psychiatry and is located at 999 Nepean Highway. This position is part time. The position is within the ACYMHS child and youth team. The incumbent will provide specialist mental health services to children and youth within the team’s catchment area. This includes direct service for individuals, families and groups, as well as consultation to professionals from other agencies providing services to children and youth.


  • Ability to function independently and also effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to initiate and contribute to mental health research and quality improvement projects.
  • Knowledge of the principles and application of the Mental Health Act (1986) and amendments (1996), Children, Youth and Families Amendment (Permanent Care and Other Matters) Act 2014 and other relevant legislation and policies and strategic directions in public mental health service provision.
  • Be aware of and practice standard Hospital procedures for emergency situations


  • Access to salary packaging and novated leasing
  • Discounted health insurance and banking
  • Great work/life balance
  • Located close to public transport, shops and restaurants.

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

For a confidential discussion please contact Rosalie Birkin or Denise Fry on ph: 8552 0555

Applications close Sunday 29th July 2018 at 11pm AEST

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.


  • Closes in 10 days - 29 Jul 2018
  • Published on 11 Jul 2018, 1:24 AM