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/Part time (minimum 4 days/week) permanent ongoing position
- Aged & Liaison Psychiatry Service located at Caulfield Hospital
- 0.8 to 1.0 EFT - Monday to Friday
- Case Manager - Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
As an integrated multidisciplinary team, MAPS provide crisis assessments and ongoing support for those over 65 in the Inner South catchment area. This position provides excellent opportunity to develop your assessment, risk management and decision making skills in a variety of areas of mental health including triage, crisis assessment work and case management.
Our clients present with a range of complex psychosocial and medical problems, requiring a creative and innovative approach to case management whilst still applying principles of evidence based practice. Our team comprises of medical staff, nursing, social work, occupational therapist and psychology, providing the opportunity for discipline specific intervention.
We have very manageable caseloads which is Alfred Health’s best kept secret.
Experience with older adults is desirable but not essential as MAPS has an extensive and well supported education program, committed to up skilling staff in all areas of our work.
This is an opportunity to work as part of a small, friendly, supportive team with a great sense of humour and dedication.
We are based at Caulfield Hospital with ample parking at a reasonable rate. We have onsite gym and café facilities. Caulfield Hospital is conveniently located close to many major transport routes.
For a confidential discussion please contact Kate Dunne (MAPS Team Leader) or David Reid (Senior Nurse & Operations Manager) on 03 9076 6012.
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.