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Senior Clinician (RPN4, SW/OT3) - Aged Psychiatry

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69605
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.

  • Permanent, Full Time (80 hours per fortnight, including ADO)
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist Grade 3
  • Located at Caulfield Hospital - Mobile Aged Psychiatry Service
  • Frequent professional development opportunities
  • Great staff benefits!

About the team

The Aged Psychiatry Service (APS) provides assessment, treatment and ongoing management for people over the age of 65 years with a mental health disorder including psychological & behavioural disturbances, for persons residing in the Inner South East catchment area.

The APS consists of Baringa which is a 15-bed acute inpatient unit as well as the community based Mobile Aged Psychiatry Service (MAPS), a hospital-based Consultation & Liaison service (including off campus Transitional Care Program (TCP).

About the role

As one of the Senior Case Managers, you will be responsible for intake/triage, case management and/or consultation & liaison.

You will have well developed organisational skills and will provide a high standard of case management to clients and expert liaison with other stakeholders in keeping with relevant legislation, policies and procedures. You will exhibit a high standard of clinical care delivery and be a role model to other junior team members and students.

Skills & Experience

Essential 

  • Approved tertiary qualifications and eligibility for membership with relevant registering body (Nursing and Midwifery Board / Occupational Therapy Board via AHPRA, or eligibility with AASW)
  • Postgraduate qualification(s) in Mental Health
  • Four years’ experience post registration, to include clinical experience in acute psychiatric setting(s), and at least two years community psychiatric nursing experience
  • Experience and/or willingness to undertake telephone referrals and determine service response - desirable
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License (without restriction)
  • Australian working rights and full COVID-19 and 2024 Influenza vaccination 
  • 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), 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 more information regarding the position, please contact Kate Dunne on 03 9076 6012

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Friday 19th July 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