Job posted: 09/05/2022
Applications close: 30/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 53358

Reference: 53358

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About us

East Bentleigh CCU provides community residential psychosocial rehabilitation to consumers (25-65 years old) who have a serious mental illness and associated psychosocial impairment.  East Bentleigh CCU provides a home-like environment where consumers can continue their recovery from mental illness and develop their skill and capacity for independent living in order to facilitate a transition to the community.  East Bentleigh CCU offers an initial four residential assessment that may be followed by a medium term psychosocial rehabilitation program based on individual needs.  Referral sources predominately include Monash Health community mental health teams (CCTs and MSTTs), adult acute inpatient psychiatric units, and the secure extended care unit (SECU)

About the role

The psychologist in the service works with a multi-disciplinary team to provide individualised programs of treatment, support and psychosocial rehabilitation to consumers.  The psychologist is responsible for providing evidence-based, best practice psychological assessment and intervention to promote engagement, improved wellbeing and safety, and enhanced psychosocial functioning.  Psycho-education and psychological interventions may be provided on an individual and/or group basis.  Ongoing, regular psychology supervision, involvement in continuing professional development events and other development opportunities form part of this exciting role.

Psychologist Grade 3 - opportunity for a senior psychologist to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team working in a psychosocial recovery environment.  Experienced Grade 2 (P2) Psychologists will also be considered for this position.

What you need

From you, we expect a qualification in Clinical or Forensic Psychology and current registration with AHPRA.  Including first class interpersonal and problem solving skills.  Your experience will also include community based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders

  • current full registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA)

  • AHPRA endorsement in clinical or forensic psychology - A minimum of 5 years' experience working in the field of Clinical Psychology at a minimum P2 (or equivalent) level

  • a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC)

  • a valid Drivers Licence is essential

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 only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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.

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.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.


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