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.
- Transition programme to Psychiatric Nursing
- Join an Industry leader in acute psychiatric care
- Full time, 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
- Fixed Term – 12 months
- Classification code – NP21-NP70
- Alfred location
- Staff benefits
Alfred Psychiatry sits within the Division of Ambulatory Services & Mental Health at The Alfred. It comprises both adult and child & adolescent services and a research unit. There is an important relationship also with the aged mental health service at Caulfield General Medical Centre (CGMC).
The position is based at Alfred Psychiatry and is located on the Inpatient Units. Ability and flexibility to work on either 1st Comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation is required, along with well-developed interpersonal skills to effectively consult, liaise and negotiate with Floor Psychiatry or Ground Floor Psychiatry is required.
The position requires post registration experience and the necessary training and experience to enable working in an acute inpatient unit.
Relevant knowledge and demonstrated skills in risk assessment, mental state assessment, care planning and knowledge of acute psychiatry nursing care and practice is desirable but not essential.
The position requires a high performer who is customer focused, a team player, and is motivated and enthusiastic. The position involves a rotating shift work roster with an expectation that commitment to at least 3 months of night duty per year is able to be undertaken.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA
- Minimum one year’s experience in Nursing
- Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
- On-site child care centre
- Discounted on-site car parking
- On-site gymnasium
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.
For a confidential discussion please contact Shana McCormack on 03) 9076 6514
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.