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Clinical Psychologist Graduate (As per award)

Job posted: 24/04/2024
Applications close: 31/07/2024 (Midnight)
67 days remaining

67 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time / 2 years from commencement

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/VG/1763701-3

Reference: VG/VG/1763701-3

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

South West Healthcare are welcoming applications from new Graduates who are eligible for enrolment in the Clinical Psychology Registrar Program for July 2024. The Clinical Psychology Graduate is positioned within the Allied Health Graduate Program (AHGP). This program has been designed to support new graduates transition from student to psychologist and facilitate endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist. The position is supported within a structured registrar program led by senior psychologists and educators. There is a strong focus within the program on professional growth and learning through regular supervision, reflective practice, professional development, and self-care.

About the role

South West Healthcare are welcoming applications from new Graduates who are eligible for enrolment in the Clinical Psychology Registrar Program for July 2024.

The Clinical Psychology Graduate is positioned within the Allied Health Graduate Program (AHGP). This program has been designed to support new graduates transition from student to psychologist and facilitate endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist. The position is supported within a structured registrar program led by senior psychologists and educators. There is a strong focus within the program on professional growth and learning through regular supervision, reflective practice, professional development, and self-care. The clinical psychology graduate is embedded within a multidisciplinary team, working alongside experienced psychologists, while delivering evidence-based assessments and recovery orientated interventions. Psychology Registrars will be provided with rotations across diverse settings in the mental health service. These rotations are designed to provide the registrar with the opportunity to develop the necessary competencies for clinical endorsement while also providing professional growth in experiencing a diversity of clinical care. The Clinical Psychology Graduate program follows the guidelines of the Department of Health, Allied Health Mental Health Graduate Program Package (2022) incorporating 4 hours of protected learning time per week.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage in specific psychological clinical activities, including assessments, formulation and evidence-based, recovery focused treatments
  • Manage a clinical case load appropriate for a clinical registrar
  • Actively participate in the SWH Allied Health Graduate Program including appropriate professional development education programs

Position Overview

  • Full-Time (80 hours per fortnight). Fixed Term position for 2 years
  • ADO entitlement 
  • Warrnambool Campus

This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

What you bring 

  • Registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) by mid 2024
  • A masters or doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APAC accredited course.
  • Be eligible to enrol in the Clinical Psychology registrar program
  • The ability to demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge and understanding off contemporary evidence-based best practice in mental health assessment, treatment, and care with the ability to be able to reference relevant legislation, policies and procedures, including the Mental Health Act 2014 and its amendments.
  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with consumers, families and professional colleagues and other health care providers

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • ADO monthly
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment
  • This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values: Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

About the Warrnambool Region

Warrnambool is located on Peek Whurrong and Kirrae Whurrung lands of the Eastern Maar/Gunditjmara nations.

A vibrant and dynamic community that is home to over 35,000 people, Warrnambool has an enviable mix of seaside location, culture and heritage while being a contemporary city.

With outstanding access to sporting, education (pre-school to university) and transport facilities you can enjoy a full calendar of events, attractions and social activities for all ages.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Address the selection criteria outlined, and submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Wednesday 31st July, 2024. For further enquiries please contact Dr Sue Lauder, Psychology Educator on 03 55644328 or Robert McGregor Director of Psychology on 03 5563 4332 for a confidential discussion.

Please be advised that interviews will be conducted with suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

Potential candidates are advised to as soon as reasonably practicable to submit their application and/or contact the recruiting manager about their intent in applying.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists Victorian Public Sector (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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Clinical Psychologist Graduate (As per award)

Job type:

Full time / 2 years from commencement

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Robert McGregor (Clinical Psychologist) |
03 5563 4332 or RMcGregor@swh.net.au

Clinical Psychologist Graduate (As per award)