Clinical Psychologist Reg (Perinatal)

Job posted: 09/11/2021
Applications close: 30/11/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 23675

Reference: 23675

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Position Summary

  • Outstanding opportunity to be part of an innovative and multidisciplinary Mental Health team passionate about improving clinical outcomes for Women

  • Opportunity to work therapeutically with patients of The Women’s Hospital offering individual and group psychological treatments

  • Engage in meaningful work by contributing to Women’s Health Outcomes in the newly developed Social Model for Women’s Health at The Women’s Hospital

  • 40 hours pw including ADO's or part time by negotiation

  • Position to 30/6/22

Become part of an innovative Women’s Mental Health Service and multidisciplinary team

Develop competencies in the delivery of contemporary Mental Health practice.

About The Women's Hospital

The Women’s believes that health equity for all women is more than a vision; it is the essence of who we are and what we do encompassing our values, role and purpose.

Our staff live our values; In everything we do, we value courage, passion, discovery and respect

The Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

About Women’s Mental Health Service located within the Social Model for Women's Health

Women’s Mental Health is a key component of any woman’s Health and Wellbeing. Our Mental Health Service is a  Consultation Liaison Service that supports women who present to our hospital for clinical care relating to maternity, gynaecological /obstetrician /oncology services .

Women’s Mental Health Service is located within an innovative and new division within the Women’s Hospital. The Social Model of Health Division at the Women’s has responsibility for ensuring the hospital’s clinical and social support services are coordinated, aligned and leveraged to provide wrap around care for the women who need it most.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity in Psychology, where staff have an opportunity to contribute to the development of the new and innovative system of care so that Women who present to the Women’s Hospital experience improved clinical outcomes and excellence in service.

You will be able to:

  • Be exposed to working as a psychologist in a tertiary Hospital with access to professional development, supervision and the clinical psychology registrar program

  • Work together with the other members of the mental health team to ensure that services are provided to meet women’s mental health needs in a timely fashion.

  • Provide capacity building to other non -mental health streams within the Social Model of Women’s Health

About You

You are a Psychologist who holds a Masters or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and an interest working in Perinatal and infant psychology.

You are able to demonstrate a sound understanding of mental health clinical assessment and practice. You also have a passion for mental health. In addition to this you also could bring the following to the role:

  • Commitment to quality clinical care and sound clinical skills

  • An interest to work within a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ability to show initiative

  • Experience developing new processes and procedures that will be necessary in designing a new systems of care

What You Need:

  • General registration with the Psychology Board of Australia, through AHPRA.

Clinical Psychologist Reg (Perinatal)

Job type:

Not provided

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Melissa Casey - (04) 5873 0116
Melissa.casey@thewomens.org.au - (03) 8345 2077

Clinical Psychologist Reg (Perinatal)