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Mental Health Clinician

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closed a day ago
    Published on 2 Oct 2019

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  • Job no: 22591
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

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.

  • Permanent, Full-time with flexible ADO
  • Based in Moorabbin
  • Salary: RPN Grade 4, or OT/SW/PSY Grade 3
  • Generous salary packaging and 9.5% Super
  • Portable long service leave from other public health services

About us

Alfred Child & Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is one component of the Department of Mental & Addiction Health at Alfred Health. 

The Alfred CYMHS, CAMHS and Schools Early Action (CASEA) Program is a joint initiative of CYMHS, the Department of Health, Department of Early Education and Childhood Development (DEECD) and Catholic Education Office of Melbourne (CEOM). Designed as an early intervention program, the CASEA program is conducted in school settings with children identified as being at risk of developing serious behaviour problems including Conduct Disorder. The focus of the program is to upskill teachers in child and parenting group programs that they will deliver in partnership with CASEA staff.

The CASEA function is integrated into the CYMHS Early Intervention Mobile Outreach Service (EIMOS) team.

What you’ll be doing

As the CASEA Coordinator, you will support the team to produce better long-term health outcomes for a vulnerable group of clients through early intervention and positive relationships between the three agencies.

In this role, you’ll develop links with schools including training teachers in parenting techniques and conducting groups in schools for parents and children alongside teachers.

You will also provide assessment (including crisis assessment), intervention and case management services to clients and their families particularly those presenting with complex needs and/or co-morbid difficulties.

What you’ve got

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline and eligibility for membership of AHPRA or the appropriate professional body
  • Previous clinical experience
  • Experience in working with children, young people and families and relevant stakeholders to support successful transitions through early life stages (desirable)
  • Australian working rights
  • Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain one, and be willing to undergo a Background Check

What's in it for you

  • Great work-life balance
  • Access to discounted health insurance and banking
  • Frequent professional development opportunities
  • Located close to public transport, shops and restaurants

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position please contact Miranda Muller on ph: 8552 0555

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October 2019 by 11pm AEST

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closed a day ago - 16 Oct 2019
  • Published on 02 Oct 2019, 4:24 AM