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.
Senior Clinician, CATT/Triage/EPS
Full-Time, 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
Classification code – NP43/SW3 or OT3
Working in a comprehensive Emergency Psychiatry team
Alfred Psychiatry 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.
Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St. Kilda Road Clinic, Waiora Clinic in Armadale, Alma Road CCU in St. Kilda, the Child & Youth Mental Health Service located in Moorabbin and the Headspace clinics at Elsternwick and Bentleigh. Aged Psychiatry is located at the Caulfield campus of Alfred Health.
The Alfred is a leading tertiary hospital in Melbourne and provides a comprehensive mental health programme for the residents of the Inner South, a vibrant diverse community.
This is a senior role and open to Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists (RPN Grade 4/SW3/OT3)
You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including in CATT in the community, within the Emergency Department and with the Triage team.
Be part of a cohesive, dynamic team
You will demonstrate advanced clinical skills and provide expert clinical psychiatric assessment and clinical risk assessment for clients presenting in psychiatric crisis
Coordination of referrals and supervision of clinicians on a shift by shift basis are key parts of the role
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Registration with the AHPRA with Tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing – post graduate diploma equivalent as a minimum.
Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience including having worked within a community mental health setting
Other relevant tertiary qualification or working towards, in relevant areas such as drug and alcohol or psychosocial or therapeutic interventions.
A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential.
Easy public transport access
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Enquiries to Angela Gallagher on 0447 383 326
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.