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 ongoing
- Full-time – 64 hours per fortnight
- Classification code – Allied Health Grade 2, Registered Psych Nurse Grade 3 OR Occupational Therapist Grade 3
- Caulfield location
- Staff benefits
The Aged Psychiatry Service (Aged Psychiatry Service) provides assessment, treatment and ongoing management for people over the age of 65 years with a mental health disorder including psychological & behavioural disturbances, for persons residing in the Inner South East catchment area.
The Case Manager 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.
The Case Manager will act as a resource person to other staff in clinical problem solving and is also responsible for the promotion of Aged Persons Mental Health Services, supporting the Team Leader/Manager in orientation and development of new staff. Case managers will also be expected to carry a portfolio as designated by the Team Leader/Manager.
As a member of a multidisciplinary team the Case Manager will consult with other staff members on specialist matters, in relation to client need and will act as a resource person to other staff in clinical problem solving. The Case Manager will offer peer supervision to other staff as delegated by the Team Leader/Manager and will participate in clinical and line supervision.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum Bachelor of Social Work
- Must be eligible for membership with AASW and show evidence of this
- Evidence of CPD
- Preferably accredited with AASW
- Current Victorian Driver’s License
- Salary packaging
- Novated leasing
- Onsite gym
- Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Gamze Sonmez on 9076 2185
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.