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Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69641
Category: Nurse, Enrolled Nurse

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 - 64 Hours Per Fortnight
  • PSEN LEVEL 2 YEAR 1-4 ($58k - $61k)
  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing
  • Located at Alfred Health

About the role

Alma Road Community Care unit (ARCC) is the residential rehabilitation facility for Alfred Mental and Addiction Health. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced medication endorsed enrolled nurse who would like to gain experience in the community and join an established and supportive team.

To be successful in this role, you will have a demonstrated understanding of the recovery model and will apply this model in practice. You will also have relevant knowledge and demonstrated skills in managing safety, mental state assessment, care planning and the capability to provide responsive direct care and evidence-based interventions to support clients participating in the program.

You will work a rotating roster over 24 hours, 7 days a week and will be required to consult, liaise and negotiate with patients, carers, family members and other professionals.

Skills & Experience

Essential

  • Registration with AHPRA in Enrolled Nursing and holding a current practicing certificate
  • Medication administration endorsement
  • Demonstrated skills in risk assessment, mental state assessment, care planning and knowledge of acute and rehabilitation psychiatry nursing care and practice
  • A current driver’s licence is essential
  • Comprehensive understanding of key aspects of Mental Health and Well Being Act (2023) and other relevant legislation.
  • A high performance, team player who is customer focussed, motivated and enthusiastic

Desirable

  • Knowledge of running groups
  • Knowledge of physical health interventions in a mental setting or and have interest in this area
  • Experience of working in a community setting

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, including your resume and cover letter. 

Please direct enquiries to Dave Dang, Manager ARCC  on 9076 7925

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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au