Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
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.
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Mental and Addiction Health is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.
The position is part of a statewide DHHS funded Post Discharge Support which aims to build the Peer Workforce in Victorian Mental Health Services, reduce readmission rates, connect individuals to communities to establish support in their daily lives, to achieve a more efficient and collaborative transition to the community after psychiatric admission.
Articulate and demonstrate the distinctive peer support role within the service
Strong organisational skills
Communicate effectively within a professional environment
Uphold the rights of people affected by mental health problems and mental disorders and those of their family members and/or carers, maintaining their privacy, dignity and confidentiality.
Reports completed in a timely manner
Qualification Requirements desirable:
lived experience of mental illness
Discount Health Insurance
Child care services
Applications close Monday 21st January 2019 at 11pm
All enquiries to Fiona Whitecross on 9076 5478
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.