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Clinical or Forensic Psychologist - Aged Persons

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 11/08/2021 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 48418

Reference: 48418

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About Monash Health


Monash health provides a world of healthcare across South Eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About Aged Persons Mental Health Services


Aged Mental Health provide services of assessment and treatment for people over the age of 65 years, who have a psychiatric disability and or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring treatment. 


About You


You are energetic as well as determined and perform above expectations as a Clinical or Forensic psychologist. You communicate effectively, both written and verbally. Your ideas to improve service delivery through research and Quality Improvement Activities are always welcomed as our team is newly established. As a dedicated psychologist in public health you care about patients and deliver quality psychological services.


Your track record includes demonstrated success in the following areas:



  • Provide comprehensive psychological assessment and treatment

  • Contribute to patient management plans in conjunction with multi-disciplinary teams and external stakeholders

  • Involvement with multi-disciplinary teams in mental health services

  • Engagement in quality processes of continuous improvement, and research initiatives


You have strong written and verbal communication skills, you are an active listener and possess well developed negotiation and influencing abilities that will be used in working with patients, and internal and external stakeholders.


What’s in it for you?



  • Genuine career opportunity to influence and shape the role of a psychologist within a new service

  • You will be part of a team that is receptive to new ideas, that their ongoing practice development enables excellence in resident care and experience.

  • Support, mentoring and development from a highly experienced and well regarded leadership team and senior psychologist

  • Satisfaction derived from improving the outcomes and quality of life of consumers.

  • As an employee of the largest public health service in Victoria, you will have access to salary packaging, onsite staff car parking and gym and a generous Employee Assistance Program.


What you need:



  • Hold current general registration as a psychologist and endorsement in Clinical or Forensic Psychology through AHPRA

  • Hold supervisor endorsement with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) for Higher Degree programs and Registrar Supervision (primary and secondary).

  • Working with Children’s Check and Police Check

  • Clinical experience in mental health services


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Clinical or Forensic Psychologist  - Aged Persons

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Contact:

Augusto Cruz - 0416 225 841
Augusto.Cruz@monashhealth.org

Clinical or Forensic Psychologist  - Aged Persons