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Clinician, CATT/Triage/EPS (RPN3, SW/OT2)

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 67594
Category: Nurse, Psychiatry
  • Full-Time (with monthly ADO) and Part-Time (0.8EFT) Appointments
  • Ongoing and Fixed Term to August 2024
  • RPN Grade 3, SW/OT Grade 2

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 monthly ADO) and Part-Time (0.8EFT) Appointments 
  • Ongoing and Fixed Term to August 2024
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Social Worker/Occupational Therapist Grade 2
  • Based at Alfred 549 St Kilda Rd
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, varied work

DEPARTMENT:

Alfred Psychiatry 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. 

POSITION:

You will work across all Emergency Psychiatry teams - CATT, EPS (within the Emergency Department), Triage and PACER on rotating shifts 7 days per week.

You will join a young, dynamic team that prides itself on providing excellent care to all our clients regardless of setting or diagnosis. You are co-located with other teams within the CLE program i.e. CL, Hope, Addictions, Neuropsychology and Gambling and will enjoy a collegial and supportive workplace environment.

  • The Crisis Assessment and Treatment Services (CATT) works in the community incorporating early discharge management, assessment, and management of newly referred clients as well as after hour treatment and crisis support to clients of community mental health services inclusive of Adult, Aged and Child and Youth teams within Alfred Health.
  • Triage - the Alfred Psychiatry 24-hour telephone triage referral, advice and support service
  • Emergency Psychiatry Service (EPS) - the Consultation Liaison service to the E&TC providing Mental Health and/or AOD assessment and interventions.  

SKILLS:

  • Approved Social Work degree or qualification acceptable for eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Or;

  • Registration with the Nurses’ Board Victoria through AHPRA.
  • Tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing – post graduate diploma equivalent as a minimum.

Or;

  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia through AHPRA.
  • Tertiary qualifications in occupational therapy and post graduate certificate equivalent in mental health as a minimum.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience.  Work within a community mental health setting is highly desirable.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Australian working rights (Visa holders, please upload your visa and passport with your application)
  • Full Covid-19 and 2023 Influenza vaccination
  • Current Victorian Driver License
  • Current Working with Children Check and be willing to undergo a Background Check

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. 

For enquiries please contact Angela Gallagher on 0447 383 326 or Lisa McKenzie on 0448 337 910

Applications Close: 11pm AEDT, Sunday 25th February 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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au