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Neuropsychologist Aged Mental Health Community

Job posted: 15/02/2021
Applications close: 08/03/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 45115

Reference: 45115

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern 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.


About Psychology and Specialist Services - APMHS


Monash Health is one of the leading employers of psychologists in Victoria with approximately 180 psychologists employed in a variety of areas.


About Aged Persons Mental Health Community Teams


The community teams have six sub-teams within two larger teams which are based in Kingston Centre and is known as the Middle South Aged Persons Mental Health Team (APMHT). The other is based in Endeavour Hills and is known as the Dandenong APMHT. The service provides assessment and treatment for people aged 65 years and over, who have a psychiatric disability and/or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring specialist treatment.


About the Role


APMHS Clinical Neuropsychologists deliver high quality, evidenced based assessment to older adults in the community. The Grade 3 Clinical Neuropsychologist will undertake a diverse role in investigating, triaging, documenting and providing neuropsychological assessment and recommendations to outpatients with cognitive, behavioural, psychological, and/or personality factors that are potentially impacting on everyday living. Diagnostic assessments and assessment of decision-making capacity are common, and in addition to direct client work, neuropsychologists also provide secondary consultation to the mental health teams and a broad range of relevant stakeholders. The Grade 3 role may include supervision of Grade 2 neuropsychologists and students, delivering staff education and training, and undertaking quality improvement projects.


The role is permanent ongoing. The position is 0.4 EFT (or 2 days per week) and flexible, family-friendly hours are supported.


About You


You enjoy working within a team environment and can also work autonomously. You have a keen focus on fostering relationships to improve service provision and deliver patient-centred care. Your ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, to a wide audience is a core competency for this position, along with excellent time-management skills and knowledge in working with patients with complex neuropsychological issues. You have a strong drive to deliver evidence based psychological assessment that can be measured for effectiveness.


Monash Health will offer:



  • salary packaging

  • friendly and supportive culture

  • opportunity to experience various teams

  • on-going supervision and professional development

  • Opportunities for career progression


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.


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);and
• proof of immunisation.


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


Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Neuropsychologist Aged Mental Health Community

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Contact:

Cameron Duncan - 0438762969
Cameron.Duncan@monashhealth.org

Neuropsychologist Aged Mental Health Community