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Clinician (Transition Program)

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 5 days
    Published on 19 Sep 2022
  • Job no: 61192
  • Category: Nurse, Psychiatry

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 : 64 hours per fortnight
  • Fixed term : 12 month position 
  • RPN Grade 3 Year 1 (NP81)   
  • Based at 240 Kooyong Rd (MAPS Office)- Caulfield Hospital 
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Psychiatry (Mental Health and Addiction) 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 and the Child & Adolescent Services located in Moorabbin & Aged Psychiatry at Caulfield Hospital. Alfred Psychiatry also works in partnership with relevant local, non-government and social support agencies.

The Role

A Community transition to speciality practice mental health nursing position has been established to provide opportunities for nurses moving from a psychiatric inpatient unit into a community mental health setting.  It is a twelve-month structured and supported program enabling a mental health nurse to build on knowledge, skills and confidence relevant to community mental health nursing.  A transition to speciality practice nurse will work within a multidisciplinary team and in partnership with individuals/families/carers/networks working towards recovery goals.  This program offers protected time with a caped case load to enable work with a mentor, ongoing education and clinical supervision. 

Skills 

  • Specialist community mental health nursing skills
  • Advanced assessment skills
  • Family consultation
  • Psychosocial and therapeutic interventions

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • A current practising certificate in Psychiatric Nursing issued Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency ( AHPRA)
  • Postgraduate qualifications in mental health nursing.
  • Experience in a range of nursing interventions
  • A current driver’s licence is required to undertake this role.

All enquiries to Kate Dunne (MAPS Team Leader) on 9076 9888.

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 5 days - 03 Oct 2022
  • Published on 19 Sep 2022, 1:57 AM