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Clinical Psychologist - Grade 2 (Locum)

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 27/05/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 54326

Reference: 54326

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An opportunity currently exists for Grade 2 Clinical Psychologist / Health Psychologist to work on a temporary part time basis within the Specialist Medical Inpatient Service at Western Health. This service provides consultancy to several clinical areas, including the Intensive Care Unit, acute general medical and surgical units, coronary care, and sub-specialty medical and surgical services.

Psychologists within the Psychology Specialist Medical team work alongside Allied Health, Nursing and Medical staff, to provide Best Care to the community of the West. In this role, you will also work alongside other Psychologists in the broader inpatient services – which includes a Neuropsychology, Health Psychology and Clinical Psychology.

In this role you will play a key clinical role in providing highly skilled psychological assessment, individual and group interventions, and psychoeducation, and work alongside a team of passionate and highly skilled Psychologists at Western Health. Depending on your experience, support of postgraduate trainees on fieldwork placement may also be required.

To be Successful in this Role, you will have:

  • Commitment and passion for providing exceptional patient centred care;
  • Passion for working with clients with complex and chronic health conditions, in a dynamic clinical setting;
  • Strong focus on education and training, and enthusiasm for supporting postgraduate trainees on placement;
  • Commitment to a Psychology Service that promotes an evidence-based, best practice culture, and supports continuous service improvement.

About Us

Our workforce of over 13,000 employees is driven by the values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred, and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites, and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Clinical Psychologist - Grade 2 (Locum)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Dr Diana Perre - 0402780795
Diana.Perre@wh.org.au
Dr Michelle Earle - 0466845947
Michelle.Earle@wh.org.au

Clinical Psychologist - Grade 2 (Locum)