Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance
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.
Part-time – 64 hours per fortnight
Classification – Community Development Worker
Alfred Mental & Addiction Health (AMAH) 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.
The Hospital Outreach Post (suicide attempt) Team (Hope) is an arm of the Consultation, Liaison & Emergency Psychiatry service (CLE) at The Alfred
We are seeking a Support Worker to work within our highly successful suicide prevention team, Hope.
You will work intensively with clients for 3 months post a suicide attempt or presentation with suicidal ideation to assist them to address the issues that brought them to this point, address the gaps in their lives and build their resilience.
You will be supported by senior clinicians who will provide oversight, review risks and provide brief therapeutic interventions. This is a highly challenging and rewarding role.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Hold a qualification in a health related field and/or engaged in further studies
A current Victorian Driver’s License is essential
Other relevant qualifications (or working towards) in a relevant area such as drug and alcohol or psychosocial or therapeutic interventions
Experience working with individuals in crisis or with mental health issues
Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Daniel Rylatt 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.