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Mental Health Clinician - RPN 3 (HOPS)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 63578
  • 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.

Mental Health Clinician - RPN 3 Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Service (HOPS)

  • Full time - 80 hours per fortnight plus a monthly ADO
  • Permanent role
  • Great benefits
  • Case Manager/Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3
  • St Kilda Road Clinic – Melbourne

The Department

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.

The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and inspired clinician 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.


You will have

  • Current AHPRA registration in Nursing
  • Proven clinical experience working as a nurse in a community mental health setting with clients who are difficult to engage and present with complex needs
  • A current driver's licence.
  • Commitment to the philosophy of recovery oriented practice for people with substantial and prolonged mental illness.

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

Enquiries please contact Debbie Sulman or Larissa Berrell ph. 9076 9888

Closing date: Thursday 23, March 2023 at 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.

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.