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Mental Health Clinician - Grade 3 RPN

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68122
Category: Nurse, Psychiatry
  • Fixed Term Appointment - 12 Month Maternity Leave Cover
  • Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO. Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Great Staff benefits

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.

  • Fixed Term Appointment - 12 Month Maternity Leave Cover
  • Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Great Staff benefits
  • Alfred Health Location

DEPARTMENT:

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.

POSITION:

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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A current Registration with AHPRA/AASW, preferably with Psychiatric endorsements or equivalent.
  • For Nursing applicants, Postgraduate qualifications in psychiatric nursing are strongly preferred.
  • 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.

BENEFITS:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Childcare services

If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.

Valerie Grueva at St Kilda Road Clinic on (03) 9076 9888.

Applications Close at 11pm AEST, Wednesday 21st 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

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