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LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68719
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work

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, Part-time (4 days/wk)
  • Based in Moorabbin
  • Social Worker Grade 2
  • Join a team culture that is based on hope, optimism and a recovery framework

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
  • Work-life balance


The Alfred Infant, Child and Youth Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (ICYAMHWS)

Alfred ICYAMHWS is one component of the Department of Mental & Addiction Health at Alfred Health. We are a community-based service providing comprehensive assessment, treatment and case management to infants, children, adolescents and young people up to the age of 25 years of age presenting with behavioural, emotional, psychiatric or developmental difficulties. 

The Neurodevelopmental stream is a 0-25 year service incorporating, the Neuropsychiatry Clinic, Developmental Assessment and Management Program (DAMP) and Mental Health & Intellectual Disability Initiative for Youth (MHIDI-Y) Team. This stream specialises in the overlap between psychiatry, neurology, medicine and disability.

This position sits on the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Initiative for Youth (MHIDI-Y) team. The MHIDI-Y program addresses a critical service gap by providing a specialist, community-based mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 12 - 26 with an intellectual disability and severe mental illness.


In this role, you will provide case management in addition to providing assessment and intervention, clinical, family and group work. As a mental health social worker, you will demonstrate commitment to high standards of client care and family support


  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work (Essential)
  • Eligibility for membership with AASW
  • Discipline specific competencies to improve the outcomes for children, young people with emotional, behavioural, social, or developmental difficulties & their families
  • Clinical paediatric experience or strong interest in children and / or adolescents presenting with social, emotional, learning and behavioural problems
  • Appropriate work visa
  • Current Victorian Driver's License
  • Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain one and be willing to undergo a Background Check


  • 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
  • Located close to public transport, shops and cafes

If this sounds like you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position, please contact Eloise Hughes on ph: 8552 0555

Closing date: Wednesday 17th April 2024 by 11pm AEST

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. 


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