AOD Senior Clinical Psychologist

Job posted: 06/10/2020
Applications close: 20/10/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 27436

Reference: 27436

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Permanent Fixed-Term Position (Part time option would be considered) ends September 2021 in an established and supportive team
• Work within a leading public health service
• Flexible Working Hours and a generous remuneration package

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Peninsula Health currently has a opportunity for a passionate and client centered senior psychologist to join our Alcohol and Other Drug Program on a permanent full-time basis. Working as part of a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team the psychologist will provide evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions to promote recovery for clients experiencing substance use related harms.

Deliver evidence-based, psychotherapeutic interventions that are relevant to the complex co-morbidities of individuals, aged 55+ experiencing harm from substance use (including brief interventions, cognitive-behavioral therapy and harm reduction).

Provide pre and post-withdrawal care that addresses psychological, social and behavioral problems associated with substance use as required.

Ensure the effective delivery of clinical assessments, care planning and discharge planning.

Provide secondary consultation

Provide supervision and day to day management of Older Wiser Lifestyle’s multidisciplinary team and Grade 2 psychologists within our AOD and forensic mental health program.

Maintain and continue to develop research projects or pilot projects, training opportunities and ensure the promotion regarding the relevance of older adult-specific models of AOD interventions to the community, the healthcare sector and key stakeholders.

Ensure that funded programs specific to Older Wiser Lifestyles Services meet targets as per funding agreements

Deliver evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions to individuals, families and groups

Provide high quality intake and assessment services via telephone, online and face-to-face modalities

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
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AOD Senior Clinical Psychologist