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Senior Mental Health Clinician

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 19 days ago
    Published on 14 Apr 2021

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  • Job no: 32768
  • Categories: Nurse, Psychiatry

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 – until May 2022
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, with ADO
  • Classification code – Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
  • Based at St Kilda Road Clinic - Community Mental Health Services 
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Mental and  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. Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St. Kilda Road Clinic, Melbourne, Alma Road  CCU in St. Kilda and the Child & Adolescent Service located in Moorabbin. Alfred Mental and Addiction Health also works in partnership with relevant local non government and social support agencies work

The Role

The Senior Social Work Clinician will undertake a direct clinical role within the Community Mental Health Team, focussing on mental health service delivery for clients  and their families/carers. The incumbent will demonstrate advanced Social Work practice and be an advocate for recovery oriented practice and family sensitive practice as a key responsibility. As a senior clinician, the incumbent will be expected to provide consultation, in-service training and specialist clinical advice to other staff in the team. The Senior Social Workers will work as an integral part of the leadership team of the CMHT , which includes the Nurse Manager, Senior Occupational Therapists, Senior Nurses, Senior Psychologists and Psychiatrists.

Skills 

  • Specialist  mental health and risk  assessment  and  treatment  skills
  • Advance  social worker Skill set including supervision
  • Family  and domestic  violence  Knowledge
  • A Current Victorian Drivers licence
  • Working  with Children  certificate  essential

Benefits

Mental Health and Addiction  provides an extensive  range of Professional development and research opportunities

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (at the Alfred)
  • Child care services

All enquiries to Valerie Grueva or Emily Lyons on 9076 9888. 

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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  • Closed 19 days ago - 28 Apr 2021
  • Published on 14 Apr 2021, 12:16 AM