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Clinical Psychologist - Grade 2

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 64023

Reference: 64023

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Clinical Psychologist  (Grade 2)


MidWest Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS)



  • Do you have a passion for caring and making a genuine difference in the lives of public mental health consumers?

  • Based in St Albans Community Care Unit

  • Full Time position working 80 hours per fortnight with a monthly ADO


We are inviting applications from Clinical Psychologists (Grade 2) to join our multidisciplinary public mental health team at the St Albans Community Care Unit. Applications from Clinical Psychology Registrars will also be considered.



Life With Us:



  • St Albans Community Care Unit (CCU) is a 10 unit complex accommodating 20 beds, with 24 hour nursing care support.  

  • We strive to provide recovery-focused rehabilitation in a community residential setting, to consumers who typically have multiple and complex needs.

  • We work collaboratively in a supportive environment as part of a multidisciplinary team, engaging with consumers, carers and community agencies in order to foster reslience, personal growth and healing in people seriously affected by mental illness.


Your new role:


 


The St Albans CCU Clinical Psychologist has a number of responsibilities, which include but are not limited to the following:



  • Along with being the designated Key Clinician for your consumer(s), the psychologist can provide secondary Key Clinician support.

  • Provide diagnostic clarification, and complets a variety of psychological assessments.

  • Prepare reports explaining assessment findings and outline relevant recommendations for the consumer, carers and other CCU staff.

  • Completes functional analyses and develops behaviour and/or risk management plans as clinically indicated

  • Provides evidence based interventions for symptom management and facilitates both discipline-specific and general group programs.


About You:



  • You are a motivated Clinical Psychologist who is committed to continued learning and developing your clinical skills

  • You have a passion for caring and making a genuine difference in the lives of public mental health consumers

  • You enjoy being part of a dynamic team and draw on the experience of your colleagues yet are confident to work autonomously

  • You communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form.


Your Experience:



  • Experience in providing psychological (including cognitive) and psychosocial assessments interventions, individual and family counselling, group work, advocacy and community development and education.

  • Knowledge of psychology and ability to translate findings into recommendations

  • Understanding of consumer engagement and multidisciplinary working.

  • Skilled clinical practitioner with excellent interpersonal skills and sound I.T skills


Benefits of working with NorthWest Mental Health Service:



  • 2 year ELP position for clinical psychology registrars offering support in achieving clinical endorsement

  • Being part of the large NWMH Psychology workforce and the MWAMHS St Albans CCU Team with a well-established and cohesive leadership group including several clinical psychologists

  • Working with a broad range of psychiatric presentations enabling development / enhancement of clinical and case-management skills

  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave and salary sacrifice


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




Interested?


 


Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.



All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Clinical Psychologist - Grade 2

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Debra Matorere - 93653000
Nadia Petruccelli - 92887000

Clinical Psychologist - Grade 2