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Psychosocial Support Coordinator

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 63491
  • 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.


  • Full time position - 80 hours per fortnight with ADO
  • Fixed term (in line with current funding) until June 30 2025
  • Grade 3 Senior Occupational Therapist or Grade 3 Social Worker
  • Based at St Kilda Road Clinic
  • Staff benefits


The Department

Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (AMAH) is the Area Mental Health Service 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 Position 

This is an exciting fixed term position placed within the Navigations team that is responsible for the ongoing development and coordrination of two service initiatives which have been funded by The Department of Health and Human Services:

  1. The Early Intervention  Psychosocial Support Response is a psychosocial support model targeted to adult clients of the clinical mental health service system living with a severe mental illness and associated psychiatric disability
  2. The South Melbourne Community Capacity Building Initiative is an integrated tenancy and psychosocial support model in South Melbourne, with a priority focus on Park Towers

The Alfred partner with Star Health (Better Health Network) and Sacred Heart Mission to deliver on these projects and this position acts as the key liaison for the external and internal key stakeholders. 

In addition to the coordination and governance of these two initiatives, the role of the Psychosocial Support Coordinator will actively pareticpate in any development of a partnershoip approach between AMAH and any NGO's in line with the Royal Commission.




  • Current Registered Professional Registration (Occupational Therapy) through Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA) or eligibilty for memebership with the AASW.
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience.
  • A current driver’s licence is required to undertake this role.
  • Satisfactory Working with Children Check     


  • Previous leadership experience.


Mental Health and Addiction Health provides an extensive range of professional development and research opportunities

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


If you have any further queries, please contact Paul Smart 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. 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.