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Mental Health Clinician - OT Gr2 - Adult Community MH

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69647
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
  • Permanent, Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2, $86k - $99k + Superannuation
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing

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 + ADO
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2, $86k - $99k + Superannuation
  • Frequent professional development opportunities and regular professional supervision

About the role

Alfred Mental and Addiction Health is the Area Mental Health Service responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South-eastern area of Melbourne.

Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St Kilda Road Clinic in St.Kilda, Waiora Clinic in Armadale, Alma Road CCU in St. Kilda, the Child & Adolescent Service currently located in Moorabbin and Aged Psychiatry based at Caulfield Hospital.

The role of the Mental Health Clinician is based at St Kilda Road and sits within the Community Mental Health Service (CMHT). This is a multidisciplinary Team comprising approximately 20 clinical EFT made up of Consultant Psychiatrists, Registrars, Psychiatric Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications and current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board via AHPRA.
  • Experience in a range of psychiatric interventions indicating an ability to perform community-based psychiatric assessment including that of risk assessment.
  • A current driver’s licence is required to undertake this role.
  • Full Covid-19 and 2024 Influenza vaccinations.
  • Be willing to undergo a background check.


  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, access to the Fitness Passport (discounted gym memberships), car parking (subject to availability), childcare services nearby, 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. If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in your cover letter or CV.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Richa Khadka at St Kilda Road Clinic on (03) 9076 9888.

Closing date: 11pm AEST, Wednesday 12th June 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.