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 Clinician
Full time, 80 hours including an ADO
Classification code – Grade 3
Alfred Mental and Addiction Health is the Area Mental Health Service responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne. Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St Kilda Road Clinic in St.Kilda, Alma Road CCU in St. Kilda, the Child & Adolescent Service currently located in Moorabbin and Aged Psychiatry based at Caulfield Hospital
POSITION: The Transitions Clinician will have a clinical case load and work with clients who will be supported by non-clinical staff, along with providing support as required to the Clozapine Coordinator (RPN4). These clients on caseload will be targeted from the current Community Mental Health and Navigations stream caseload and have been identified that they are ready to transition to GP care. The episode of care for these clients will focus on their transition to self-management and a graduated discharge from the service.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- A current Registration with AHPRA, preferably with Psychiatric endorsements or equivalent - 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 - A police check is required - A Current Working with Children check is required (or willingness to attain one prior to commencement)
- Commitment to the philosophy of recovery oriented practice for people with substantial and prolonged mental illness - A history of ongoing professional development
Easy public transport access
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Paul Smart Navigations Manager, on 9076 9888
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.