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Family Violence Advisor (RN Gr5, SW/OT Gr4) - Mental Health

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68478
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
  • Permanent, Full-time with flexible ADO
  • Social Worker Grade 4
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including Salary Packaging

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 (Neg) with flexible ADO
  • Social Worker Grade 4, Occupational Therapist Grade 4, Nurse Grade 5 ($120k - $132k)
  • Frequent professional development opportunities and regular professional supervision

What's in it for you

  • Fitness Passport (Subscription membership across numerous gyms)
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Portable long service leave from other public health services

About us

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health (AMAH) 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.

The single most important goal of Alfred Mental & Addiction Health is to create an environment that facilitates clinical recovery, supports individual recovery efforts and strives to minimise service system barriers to the recovery process.

What you’ll be doing

In this role, you will enable AMAH to enhance the capacity to identify and respond to family violence noting that mental health services are in a unique position to identify family violence and intervene early.

The position will be required to consider the specific needs across the age range including young people accessing the Child and Youth Mental Health Services and older people at risk of elder abuse. 

About you

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy, Nursing and current registration with AHPRA or Social Work qualification and evidence of eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Previous experience of working within a mental health and or general health setting.
  • Experience working in a clinical role with people affected by family violence, including people from the diverse communities. 
  • Experience delivering training, preferably training pertaining to family violence
  • Australian working rights and full Covid-19 vaccination
  • Current Working with Children Check and be willing to undergo a Background Check

Other benefits

  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing through Maxxia.
  • Flexible Heath Insurance coverage through HCF Health Insurance
  • On-site car & bike parking opportunities, Deducted Pre-Tax!!
  • Fantastic onsite fitness facilities at The Alfred through ProSport Health and Fitness.
  • Child Care Services at The Alfred managed by KU Children’s Services

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 Shelley Anderson on ph: 0418 532 560

Applications Close: 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.