Job posted: 16/08/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 18088

Reference: 18088

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


An opportunity to join a multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Team providing recovery focused care to consumers experiencing mental illness. The chance to be a part of the welcoming, friendly and highly skilled team at the Wyndham Clinic, Hoppers Crossing. We are passionate about providing an accessible high-quality service to the rapid growing, diverse community we serve.

  • Permanent Full-time Role - 5 days per week, with potential for job share if preferred
  • Clinical Psychologist – P3, or P2 Psychologist ready to step up to a more senior position
  • Provide quality mental health and discipline specific, client centred assessment, formulation and treatment.
  • Provide evidence based therapeutic support to clients with a range of mental health diagnoses including mood, anxiety, psychosis and personality disorders.
  • Facilitate therapy specific and recovery oriented groups for clients and work with the team to identify clients requiring specific supports.
  • Be a key member of a thriving and collaborative multidisciplinary team.
  • Offer consultation to the team and facilitate service linkages.
  • Opportunity to contribute to service development and therapy group development.
  • Provide supervision to P2 psychologists.
  • Receive supervision from the P4 Psychologist.
  • Be consumer recovery focused care with consumers, inclusive of carers / families.


  • A current AHPRA Registration as a Psychologist and endorsed as Clinical Psychologist.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve effectively.
  • Knowledge in different evidence based therapeutic techniques.
  • Knowledge of different referral pathways for clients requiring short- and long-term supports.
  • A good working knowledge of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 and relevant legislation.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid or willing to participate in the vaccination program.


Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in southwest metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details:

  • Abby Mzungu, Acting Manager
  • amzungu@mercy.com.au
  • 80077200
  • Aiyeisha Melnicenko
  • AMelnicenko@mercy.com.au
  • 99287444


Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Abby Mzungu - 80077200
Aiyesha Melnicenko - 99287444