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.
Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) Clinicians / Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN3)
Alfred Mental and Addiction Health
1 position (Part-time)
Permanent ongoing position
Position Classification Code RPN3
Excellent professional development opportunities
We are seeking an enthusiastic mental health nurse committed to working in partnership to deliver effective, recovery oriented client care in a residential sub-acute setting.
The PARC service model is a partnership between Alfred Mental and Addiction Health and Wellways Australia providing sub-acute residential step up / step down treatment and support for up to 28 days to consumers within the Alfred catchment area. Alfred Mental and Addiction Health provide the clinical component of the PARC Program and Wellways provide the on-site psychosocial support. This nursing position is part of clinical service expansion recently funded by the DHHS and will work closely with a full-time Senior Clinician, Part time Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychiatry Registrar and Wellways non clinical support workers, in supporting the treatment and recovery of PARC clients. This position will involve roatation to Alma Road Community Care Unit as per roster requirements.
Registered or eligible for registration with AHPRA as a Division One Nurse
Holds a postgraduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing
Recent experience working in the psychiatric setting as a mental health nurse
Relevant computer skills
current Registration with AHPRA, preferably with Psychiatric endorsements or equivalent
Postgraduate qualifications in psychiatric nursing
Experience in a range of psychiatric interventions indicating an ability to perform community-based psychiatric assessment including that of risk assessment
A current driver’s licence is required to undertake this role
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 Enquiries to Daniel Cartlidge on 9076 7925 or Eloise Scott on 9832 9300
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.