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.
Registered Mental Health Nurse
Full-Time Position-Fixed Term 2020
Based at Alma Road Community Care Unit (ARCC) in St Kilda
Roster over 7 days and 24 hours
Position Classification Code NP
Excellent professional development opportunities
The single most important goal of Alfred Psychiatry is to create an environment that facilitates clinical recovery, supports individual recovery efforts and strives to minimise service system barriers to the recovery process.
ARCC currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced psychiatric nurse who would like to gain experience in the community. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated understanding of the recovery model and will apply this model in practice. You will also have relevant knowledge and demonstrated skills in managing safety, mental state assessment, care planning and the capability to provide responsive direct care and evidence based interventions to support clients participating in the program to engage in self-management. You will work a rotating roster over 24 hours, 7 days a week and will be required to consult, liase and negotiate with patients, carers, family members and other professionals.
For a more detail on the role please download the attached position description.
Registration with APHRA as a nurse.
Postgraduate qualifications in nursing.
A current driver’s licence is essential.
Post registration experience is essential, preferably in inpatient or residential rehabilitation settings.
Demonstrable record of safe and appropriate clinical practice with sound risk and mental state assessment skills.
Comprehensive understanding of key aspects of Mental Health Act and other relevant Acts.
A high performance, team player who is customer focussed, motivated and enthusiastic.
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
For more detail on the role, please download the relevant position description. For further queries please Contact: Daniel Cartlidge on 9076 7925
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.