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Allied Health Assistant (MHO Level 1) - Adult Acute Psychiatry

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68502
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
  • Part-time (2 days/wk) to end August 2024
  • Mental Health Officer Level 1
  • Frequent professional development opportunities

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.


  • Part-time (2 days/wk) to end August 2024
  • Based at The Alfred's Adult IPU
  • Mental Health Officer Level 1
  • Frequent professional development opportunities

What's in it for you

  • Regular professional supervision
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment

About us

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health 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

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) works closely with the multidisciplinary Allied Health team to provide a flexible and responsive service that works to meet each patient’s identified therapeutic and discharge goals.

The position is responsible for the implementation of individual interventions and/or therapy programs, as delegated by the treating therapists. The AHA will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to provide services that include provision of delegated therapies, provision of appropriate equipment and aids as prescribed by Allied Health Professionals (AHPs), assistance with paperwork and referrals to facilitate discharge, and liaison with external providers to obtain information to progress care or facilitate discharge. The AHA will also be responsible for administrative and clinical support functions, which assist with patient management and contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the team.

About you

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or enrolment in course in relevant discipline
  • Some experience in working within the mental health sector and accommodation
  • Australian working rights and full Covid-19 vaccination
  • Current Victorian Driver's License
  • Be willing to undergo a Background Check

Other benefits

  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, car parking (subject to availability), onsite gym, childcare services, 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, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position, please contact Kate Doswell on ph: 0429 279 229  

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Sunday 14th April 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.