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Practice Lead - Family Services

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 10 days
    Published on 3 Feb 2023
  • Job no: 62690
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy

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.

  • Permanent Full-time (negotiable) with flexible ADO
  • Based at St Kilda Road Clinic
  • Occupational Therapist or Social Worker Grade 4/ Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 5
  • Frequent professional development opportunities

What's in it for you

  • Great team culture
  • Regular professional supervision
  • A supportive and fun multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Be part of an expanding Family & Carer Service
  • Help shape the future of family services in Alfred Mental and Addiction Health

About us

Alfred Mental & 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 single most important goal of Alfred Mental & Addiction Health is to create an environment that facilitates clinical recovery, supports individual recovery efforts and strives to minimise service system barriers to the recovery process.

What you’ll be doing

The Practice Lead - Family Services is based within the Navigations platform at St Kilda Road Clinic and will support the leadership team and take the lead with coordination of the family services program. The incumbent will play a pivotal role in increasing the skills and knowledge and confidence of mental health clinicians delivering family inclusive practice and integrating a single session family consultation approach. The position will work in partnership with discipline seniors, team leaders and consultant psychiatrists, lived experience workforce, FAPMI, family violence team and the Family/Carer Peer workforce to improve the communication with families, support strengths-based approaches and assist with problem solving to co-create improved family functioning through family centred practice.

About you

  • AHPRA or relevant professional registering body
  • Approved tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline and eligibility for a membership of the appropriate professional body
  • Minimum of 10 years post graduate experience
  • Family therapy qualifications
  • Appropriate work visa
  • Current Victorian Driver's License
  • Current Working with Children Check and be willing to undergo a Background Check

Other benefits

  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Access to salary packaging, novated leasing and discounted health insurance and banking
  • Great work life balance & located close to public transport, shops and restaurants

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position please contact on ph: Matt Gittins on 9076 9888

Closing date: Sunday the 19th of February 2023, by 11pm AEDT

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. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.


  • Closes in 10 days - 19 Feb 2023
  • Published on 03 Feb 2023, 3:17 AM