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.
Fixed-Term – until 2nd October 2022
Full-Time – 80 hours per fortnight
Alfred Psychiatry 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, Alma Road CCU in St. Kilda and the Child & Adolescent Service located in Moorabbin, Headspace in Bentleigh and Moorabbin. Aged Psychiatry is located at Caulfield campus of Alfred Health. Alfred Psychiatry also works in partnership with relevant local non-government and social support agencies.
This position is established within the integrated Emergency Psychiatry team. The integrated Emergency Psychiatry team provides:
This position is established within the Consultation Liaison & Emergency Psychiatry (CLE) program. The program consists of:
Crisis Assessment and Treatment Services (CATT) within the community incorporating early discharge management, assessment, and management of newly referred clients as well as after hour treatment and crisis support to clients of community mental health services inclusive of Adult, Aged and Child and Youth teams within Alfred Health.
Triage - the Alfred Psychiatry 24-hour telephone triage referral, advice and support service
Emergency Psychiatry Service (EPS) - the Consultation Liaison service to the E&TC providing Mental Health and/or AOD assessment and interventions. This assessment includes immediate assessment and risk management plans for persons presenting with Behaviours of Concern.
Approved Social Work degree or qualification acceptable for eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience including having worked within a mental health service.
Registration with the Nurses’ Board Victoria through AHPRA.
Tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing – post graduate diploma equivalent as a minimum.
Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience including having worked within a community setting
Registration with the AHPRA with Tertiary qualifications in occupational therapy and post graduate certificate equivalent in mental health as a minimum.
Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience including having worked within a community mental health setting
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
For enquires please contact Liam McIntyre on 0429 612 423
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.