Job posted: 28/02/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Reference: 46416

Reference: 46416

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Permanent part time role
  • Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Neuropsychologist [Grade 2] to join the Mary Guthrie House - Neuropsychiatry inpatient Unit- State-wide Specialist Mental Health Program.

Details of Department:

Mary Guthrie House - Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit is a multi-component neuropsychiatry program located at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre in Kew. The program specialises in the recovery of individuals under the age of 65 years with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) or neurodegenerative condition and associated mental illness including behavioural concerns.

Mary Guthrie House - Neuropsychaitry Inpatient Unit has the following programs:

  • Heath unit, 10-bed mental health assessment unit, specialising in working with consumers, families and carers towards specialised assessment, consultation, and recommendations for appropriate recovery pathways 
  • Wattle Protea Unit, 20-bed secure extended care program, specialising in working with consumers, families, and carers in the provision of a slow-stream recovery. 
  • Step 2,  3-bed transitional community unit, specialising in working with consumers, families, and carers in the transition from hospital to the community 

Details of position/position requirements:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a collegial and innovative multidisciplinary team in providing specialised behaviour support to consumers with an acquired brain injury or neurodegenerative illness and mental health conditions.

The Clinical Neuropsychologist [Grade 2] fulfils the roles and responsibilities of the position by demonstrating expert knowledge and skills in Acquired Brain Injury, Neurodegenerative illness and Mental Health including behavioural assessment and interventions in the context of slow-stream neurobehavioral rehabilitation, as well as neuropsychological counselling, assessment and positive behaviour support planning.

The role also includes the provision of education and ongoing consultation to consumers, families, and carers.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Registration with AHPRA as a psychologist with specialist endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology. 

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Onsite discounted car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.


Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Emily Stowell - (03) 9490 7381
Claire Lee - (03) 9490 7322