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MH Act Implementation Practitioner

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 63679
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

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 with flexible ADO to June 2024
  • Based in St Kilda Rd
  • RPN Gr5, Allied Health Gr4
  • Frequent professional development opportunities

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

In this role, you will lead the Implementation of changes associated with the MH Act and assist our service to transition to the new Act and champion the Act and the values underpinning it.

In addition, attendance and participation in the regular Implementation Forums to be convened by the Sector Implementation Team in the Department of Health is required.

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in a clinical discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a public mental health service
  • An established understanding of mental health services and Mental Health Act/legislation
  • Project management experience (desirable)
  • Experience in co-design inclusive of consumer, carer and staff engagement (desirable)
  • Knowledge of government policy and policy directions (desirable)

Other benefits

  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, 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 Penny Herbert on ph: 0438 599 056

Closing date: Sunday, 26 March 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.