Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
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 : 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
Classification : Social Worker Grade 2 (YC42-45)
Alfred Mental and 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.
The position will provide intensive clinical case management, community treatment, rehabilitation and support to consumers engaged with the Mobile Support and Treatment Service, Alfred Mental & Addiction Health. The position is based at St Kilda Road Clinic and MSTS is responsible for providing a 7-day a week service with extended hours to those clients living in the Inner South catchment area. The position will be required to provide a client focussed, assertive outreach model of care with the emphasis on treatment, rehabilitation and support for people with major psychiatric conditions.
The position will have opportunities to contribute to the development of Social Work, not only in MSTS but also within Alfred Mental & Addiction Health as a whole.
Approved Social Work degree, being eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Experience in a range of psychiatric interventions indicating an ability to perform community-based psychiatric assessment including that of risk assessment.
A current Driver’s Licence is required to undertake this role.
A Police Check is required to undertake this role.
A Current Working with Children check is required to undertake this role.
Commitment to the philosophy of recovery oriented practice for people with substantial and prolonged mental illness.
A history of ongoing professional development.
Discounted car parking
For any enquiries regarding the role, please contact Emily Lyons on 9076 9838 or Dan Cartlidge on 9076 7900
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.