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.
Navigations Brief Intervention Team Clinician
Full-time : 80 hours per fortnight
Fixed term - June 2021
Classification code – RPN3 / OT2 or SW2
Alfred Mental & Addiction Health (AMAH) is the Area Mental Health Service 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 in St. Kilda, Alma Road CCU in St. Kilda, the Child & Adolescent Service currently located in Moorabbin and Aged Psychiatry based at Caulfield Hospital.
The role of the Brief Intervention Clinician is to offer short-term support, linkage and referral to primary care &community services. For clients identified as not requiring ongoing case management, however would benefit from clinical support for a period of up to 3 months. The Brief Intervention Clinician will work with the Navigations Consultant Psychiatrist to provide clinical care and co-ordination for clients of the Brief Intervention Team.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Psychiatric Nurses: Mental Health Nurse who holds current registration with APRHA
Occupational therapists: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent from a recognised school of Occupational Therapy. Current AHRPA Occupational Therapy registration.
Social Work: A Bachelor of Social Work and AASW eligibility.
Professional experience working in mental health settings.
Easy public transport access
For further information, please contact the Paul Smart, Navigations Manager on 03) 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.