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Psycho-social Support Worker

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 9 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 48305
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance

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.


  • Support Worker - Hope
  • Permanent part time, with some out of hours work
  • Part-Time – 64 hours per fortnight
  • Victorian Mental Health Award Comm Dev Worker 2A Yr1-10
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

The Role

This position is established within the Hope Team, an arm of the Consultation Liaison & Emergency Psychiatry (CLE) Program. 

  • Hope is the Suicide Prevention team who provide 3 months’ intensive outreach psycho-social support and brief interventions to individuals post a suicide attempt or who have presented with serious suicidal ideation, planning or intent.
  • The Support Worker will work with a designated clinician and other members of a multidisciplinary team
  • You will work with clients to develop a Safety Plan and address the gaps in their lives in order to build resilience and confidence

Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Hold a qualification in a health-related field or engaged in relevant studies
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential.


  • Other relevant qualifications (or working towards) in a relevant area such as drug and alcohol or psychosocial or therapeutic interventions.
  • Experience working with individuals in crisis or with mental health issues


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

All enquiries to Brooke Seebohm 0457 451 834


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. 


  • Closed 9 days ago - 18 Jan 2022