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Social Worker & Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) - Alfred CATT/Triage/EPS

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:8 days ago
Job no: 68243
Category: Nurse, Psychiatry
  • Permanent, Full-Time & Part time positions (64 or 80 hrs + ADO - negotiable)
  • SW / OT Grade 2
  • $3,000 AUD relocation allowance available

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.

Crisis Assessment Team/EPS/Triage - Social Worker or Occupational Therapist

  • Permanent, Full-Time & Part time positions (64 or 80 hrs + ADO - negotiable)
  • 7 day rotating roster with Permanent night duty opportunities
  • Non-clinical days pro-rata
  • Social Worker/Occupational Therapist Grade 2
  • Located at The Alfred
  • $3,000 AUD relocation allowance available

What's in it for you

  • Frequent professional development opportunities and regular professional supervision
  • Fitness Passport (Subscription membership across numerous gyms across Melbourne)
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment


Alfred Mental & Addiction Health is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

About the role

The Emergency Psychiatry team is comprised of dedicated and compassionate mental health clinicians. We celebrate diversity within our workforce and are a socially active team with a genuine interest in each other’s wellbeing. We set high standards and our team is committed to delivering timely and effective care to individuals in need, ensuring their well-being and promoting recovery. We also value higher learning and have our own practice development clinicians who are dedicated to supporting the professional growth of clinicians to provide the best care possible.

This is an incredibly unique and diverse role, which branches across four main areas – Crisis Assessment and Treatment, Triage, Emergency Psychiatry and APACER. Unlike other mental health services where staff generally are siloed into one specific team, this is a fantastic opportunity to work across a variety of unique settings and be a valued member of a supportive team which provide support across each stream depending on demand.

About you

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board via AHPRA, or eligible for membership with AASW.
  • Post graduate qualification in mental health or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience. Previous work within an acute community mental health setting is highly regarded
  • Drug and alcohol experience is desirable
  • Australian working rights and full covid 19 vaccination

Other benefits

  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, car parking (subject to availability), onsite gym, childcare services, access to salary packaging, novated leasing and discounted health insurance and banking
  • Located close to public transport and cafes

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

Enquiries to Angela Gallagher 0447 383 326 or Lisa McKenzie 0448 337 910

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Sunday 28th April 2024

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 


  • Published on 15 Apr 2024, 4:57 AM