Clinical Psychologist - Community Mental Health

Job posted: 28/05/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 23707

Reference: 23707

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Clinical Psychologist

  • Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Service

  • Based at Maroondah Community Mental Health  Service

  • P3 at 0.5 EFT 

About Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Seeking a dynamic Clinical Psychologist who will be a key member of the Adult Mental Health Program Rehabilitation Stream working with Community Care Units (CCU’s) and Mobile Support Teams (MSTs).

The position will primarily work with the CCU’s and on a referral basis with the MSTs to ensure that a range of high quality, specialist psychology interventions are provided to assist people to achieve their recovery goals, leading an improved quality of life.

 The position is based at East Ringwood, on the Bona Street site where both the MST and CCU are located . 

 About you

 For this interesting and dynamic role we require candidates who possess the ability to:

  • Provide high quality comprehensive clinical psychology and mental health assessment, treatment, risk assessment and consultation services with relevant others.

  • Provide speciality psychology knowledge and skills to the multi-disciplinary team and give advice to staff on specialist psychology outcomes and strategies  including psychology  specific assessments.

  • To provide high quality  psychology clinical services working in partnership with consumers and carers of the Community Care Unit and Mobile Support Teams possess  knowledge of and the ability to provide  effective interventions for consumers with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems (dual diagnosis) as a core component of the clinical role.

  • To contribute to ‘best practice’ multidisciplinary teamwork that is evidence based.

  • To ensure that Eastern Health’s objectives are upheld and that the standards, practice guidelines and legal requirements are adhered to and/or implemented.

  • Provide recovery orientated interventions using the Collaborative Recovery Model

  • Promote the principles and practice of service  coordination to ensure that consumers are at the centre of service delivery and receive a timely, coordinated response to their health and  social needs.

  • Practice in accordance with the recovery  principles as outlined in the ‘Framework for recovery-oriented practice”        (Department of Health 2011).

  • Actively contribute to team planning and development activities within CCU's as well as the broader service.

  • Demonstrates advanced verbal and written communication skills in all professional domains of practice.

  • At all times works within the professional standards, codes and behaviours that are legislated through the relevant  professional  bodies and Eastern Health Policy, Standards and Practice Guidelines. 

  • You must have a driver’s license

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via      E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a      satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required      to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply      for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be      accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Clinical Psychologist - Community Mental Health

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Rebecca GILES - (03) 9871 3953

Clinical Psychologist - Community Mental Health