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Neuropsychologist

Job posted: 28/09/2022
Applications close: 24/12/2022 (Midnight)
21 days remaining

21 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 28190

Reference: 28190

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

SENIOR NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST - Grade 4

  • Permanent Full Time (Part Time considered) 
  • Monthly ADO for Full Time
  • Predominantly based at Ringwood East
  • $113,911.20 - $127,608 p.a (paid pro rata) based on experience

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is a dual winner of the Premier’s Health Service of the year award and one of Melbourne’s largest health services.

Eastern Health provides healthcare services across 2816 square kilometres, the largest geographical areas of any metropolitan health service in Victoria with larger sites in Box Hill, Ringwood, Upper Ferntree Gully, Healesville, Wantirna, Lilydale and Burwood.  Eastern Health workforce is made up of approximately 11,000 staff and 600 volunteers with representation from 101 nationalities.

Eastern Health and the Mental Health Program is a strong partner within the community and with the leading Victorian Universities including Melbourne, Monash, Latrobe and Deakin Universities

About the role

Eastern Health’s Mental Health Program is a leader in care delivery, innovation, research and education. The Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Service worksin partnership with consumers (aged 26+), carers, families and other service providers, to provide high quality mental health assessments, clinical case management and therapeutic interventions, within a recovery oriented model of care, alongside the provision of discipline specific clinical work.  The model of care includes working in close collaboration with family and carers as well as in the partnership with a range of community services to support the consumer’s recovery journey. 

Working for Eastern Health means that you will live our values.  You will be respected. You will be encouraged and supported to strive for excellenceand to always put the patient first. In return, we will value your kindness and humility and your agile approach to meeting the needs of our community.

The Senior Neuropsychologist will provide expert clinical neuropsychology services predominantly to the Outer East Continuing Care Teams (CCT), Maroondah Rehabilitation Teams,  and Maroondah Hospital acute mental health inpatient units.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • A Masters or Doctorate degree in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Current full registration with the Psychology Board or Australia.
  • Endorsement as a neuropsychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Extensive knowledge, experience and ability in the provision of clinical neuropsychological services in a range of clinical settings, including experience in neuropsychological interventions with depression, anxiety, adjustment issues and chronic disease as well as with more severe mental health presentations.
  • Experience in adult mental health with adult psychiatric and neuro psychiatric conditions
  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health’s Mental Health Program prides itself on:

  • Supporting colleagues in clinically complex situations through a strong professional culture, with access to regular professional and clinical supervision as well as extensive opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Friendly, supportive workplace with locations across the eastern suburbs of Melbourne (Box Hill, Ringwood East, Ferntree Gully, Lilydale and Burwood)Generous salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Access to a range of leave entitlements including study and purchased leave to support you to manage family, study or other commitments
  • Health and wellbeing incentives including discounted health insurance

Next Steps

Join our team as we embark on a period of growth and transformation. We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of areas across our health service and off an environment that is satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Neuropsychologist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

TIMOTHY BREWSTER - (03) 9871 3988
Becki Giles - (03) 9871 3988

Neuropsychologist