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 – Alfred Older Person’s Mental Health Service
Full time, 80hrs including ADO
Classification – RN3 OT2 SW2
AOPMHS includes an acute inpatient assessment unit, a multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Service which includes and Consultation & Liaison (CL) Service to Caulfield Hospital.
The Community Mental Health service is essentially the front line of the mental health program. The inter-disciplinary team undertakes primary functions of community based assessment, treatment and case management of older persons with mental health problems living in the Inner South East region of Melbourne. It also provides a psychiatric Consultation & Liaison service to patients at Caulfield Hospital and to off campus Transitional Care Program (TCP) facilities.
The Community Clinician (Registered Nurse, Social Worker, and Occupational Therapist) is responsible for a range of clinical mental health services including triage/intake, mental state examinations, risk assessments, care planning, treatment, case management and discharge planning for persons generally over the age of 65.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Registered as a Division 1 Nurse under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia)
Minimum Bachelor of Social Work
Must be eligible for membership with AASW and show evidence of this
B. App Sc (OT), B. Occupational Therapy, or MOT Prac
Must be eligible for membership with OTA and show evidence of this
Must be registered under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Easy public transport access
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Kate Dunne Community Team Manager 9076 6012
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.