Deputy Director Psychology

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 11/03/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 41473

Reference: 41473

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS)

Under the direction of the Director of Psychology, PsySS is responsible for the professional governance of Psychologists across Monash Health and also holds operational responsibility for a number of mental health and other clinical programs including the Acute Neuropsychology Unit, the agile Psychological Medicine Clinic, the agile Comprehensive Care initiative, the Forensic Mental Health Team, Rehabilitation and Aged Care (Psychology),  and the Wellness and Recovery Centre. PsySS has responsibility for the professional supervision of psychologists, psychology workforce development, the Psychology Registrar Program and for all Post-Graduate Psychology Student Placements across Monash Health.

About You

You are an experienced, energetic and determined and have highly developed leadership skills, extensive post-graduate professional experience and recognised professional specialisation, and/or a management qualification with significant professional leadership experience.   You work collaboratively and think flexibly and your track record includes demonstrated success in the following areas:

  • Leading people and teams

  • Working effectively with clinical leads and highly skilled staff within teams

  • Liaising with effectively negotiating with people and services to improve patient outcomes

  • A commitment to access and service provision in public health

  • Mentoring, coaching and supervision of staff and students

  • Previous experience in continuous improvement including measuring clinical effectiveness, and undertaking quality and research initiatives

You are highly motivated and thrive on the challenge of supporting and developing teams and clinical programs.  Naturally you have strong written and verbal communication skills, you are a team player, and possess well developed negotiation and influencing abilities that will be used in working with internal and external stakeholders involved with identified individuals.

What’s in it for you:

  • Genuine career opportunity to influence and lead psychology at Monash Health

  • Support, mentoring and development

  • Satisfaction derived from collaborative working relationships as you lead the profession of psychology in Victoria's largest health network.

As an employee of the largest public health service in Victoria, you will have access to salary packaging, onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym and a generous Employee Assistance Program. The remuneration package will be commiserate with your skills and abilities

 What you need:

  • General Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA)

  • AHPRA Clinical, Clinical Neuropsychology or Forensic Psychology endorsement

  • AHPRA Primary and Secondary Supervisor for post-graduate psychology students and psychology registrars

  • Experience in innovative service design and leading value-based clinical programs

  • Qualification in Health or Public Administration/Management are desirable

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Deputy Director Psychology

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Christine Miller - 0418 318 012

Deputy Director Psychology