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Postgrad Psychiatric Nurse (CCT)

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closed 14 days ago
    Published on 17 Oct 2019

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  • Job no: 23161
  • Categories: Nurse, Psychiatry

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.

  • 2 Full Time  positions
  • Fixed term (12 month contract)
  • Mental Health Nurse Grade 3 Year 1 
  • Based at  St Kilda Road  Community Mental Health Services
  • Staff benefits  

The Department
Alfred Psychiatry (Mental Health and Addiction) 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, Alma Road CCU and the Child & Adolescent Services located in Moorabbin. Alfred Psychiatry also works in partnership with relevant local, non-government and social support agencies.
The Role

A Community Transition to speciality practice Mental Health Nursing position has been established to provide opportunities for nurses moving from a psychiatric inpatient unit into a community mental health setting.  It is a twelve-month structured and supported program enabling a mental health nurse to build on knowledge, skills and confidence relevant to community mental health nursing.  A transition to speciality practice nurse will work within a multidisciplinary team and in partnership with individuals/families/carers/networks working towards recovery goals.  This program offers protected time with a caped case load to enable work with a mentor, ongoing education and clinical supervision. 
The 12 month program will focus on development of core skill:

  • Specialist community mental health nursing skills
  • Advanced assessment skills
  • Family consultation
  • Psychosocial and therapeutic interventions


Mental Health and Addiction provides an extensive range of Professional development and research opportunities

  • Salary Packaging
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Gym (based at Alfred campus)
  • Child care services


Applications close 31st of October 2019.

All enquiries to Val Grueva CMHT Manager on 9076 9849 or Sandy Burkitt Community Transition to MHN program co-ordinator 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.


  • Closed 14 days ago - 31 Oct 2019
  • Published on 17 Oct 2019, 5:09 AM