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Senior Mental Health Clinician

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:17 days ago
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  • Job no: 30834
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work

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.

  • Full time position - 80 hours per fortnight, including an ADO 
  • Ongoing position
  • Social Worker Grade 3
  • Based at  St Kilda Road  Community Mental Health Services 
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health  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, St Kilda road Clinic in Armadale, Alma Road  CCU in St. Kilda and the Child & Adolescent Service located in Moorabbin. Alfred Mental & Addiction Health also works in partnership with relevant local non government and social support agencies .

The Role

The Senior Social Worker will undertake a direct clinical role within the Continuing Care Team, focusing on service delivery for clients with complex needs and their families/carers. The incumbent will promote core clinical skills, recovery practice, and Family Sensitive Practice as a key responsibility. As a Senior Clinician, the incumbent will be expected to provide consultation, in-service training and specialist advice to other staff in the team. The Senior Social Worker will work closely with the leadership team of the CMHT , which includes the Nurse Manager, Senior Nurses, Senior Occupational Therapist, and Senior Psychologist.


  • Advanced practice in mental health assessment, risk assessment and  therapeutic interventions
  • Advanced Social Work practice,  including supervision
  • Family and domestic  violence  Knowledge
  • A Current Victorian Drivers licence
  • Working  with Children certificate essential


Mental Health and Addiction  provides an extensive  range of Professional development and research opportunities, as well as;

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (at Alred)
  • Child care services


All enquiries to Valerie Grueva or Emily Lyons on 90769888  

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.


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