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 role
- Full time - 80 hours per fortnight plus a monthly ADO
- Mental Health Clinician - OT2
- St Kilda Road Clinic – Melbourne
- Great staff benefits
Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people living in the Inner Southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria.
We are seeking a highly motivated and inspired occupational therapist who wants to make a difference to join our multidisciplinary Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Service (HOPS). The position is based at St Kilda Road Clinic. HOPS provides specialist psychiatric clinical services and intensive support for adult clients aged 25 -64 years who are experiencing mental illness and homelessness, itinerancy or are at risk of homelessness.
As well as providing assertive case management services, the HOPS service delivery model also includes extensive triage, assessment, referral and secondary consultation services to several key homeless agencies within the Inner South catchment area. This extended service aims for better integration of services to prevent illness progression and earlier intervention to reduce the need for hospitalisation.
Qualifications and Experience:
- A current Registration with AHPRA
- Commitment to the philosophy of recovery oriented practice for people with substantial and prolonged mental illness
- Postgraduate qualifications in related health field or working towards this is desirable
- Proven clinical experience working in a community mental health setting with clients who are difficult to engage and present with complex needs
- A current driver's licence
If you think this role is for you then apply now!
Alfred Health offers many staff benefits, including generous salary packaging, great team environment and monthly accrued days off (ADO).
For more information, please view the Position Description
For inquiries please contact Debbie Sulman or Larissa Berrell ph. 9076 9888
Applications close: Sunday 28th November 2021 11.59pm
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.
In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status.