Psychologist - Community Mental Health

Job posted: 10/11/2021
Applications close: 30/11/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 28726

Reference: 28726

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Great team, respectful culture & supportive management
• Option of part time or full time, flexible working arrangements available to suit your lifestyle!
• Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Access and Assessment Team (AAT) is a multidisciplinary community based team providing an assertive comprehensive Assessment and Brief Intervention service. The brief intervention component aims to provide the necessary psychological support to clients so that they can cope and recover from their episode of mental illness or crisis in an effective way and prevent further mental health deterioration, including responding appropriately to suicide and self-harm risk.
As a member of the multidisciplinary team your skills will be utilised to provides time-limited, individual psychological assessment, formulation and treatment. There will be opportunities to carry out structured psychological assessments (including PAI and SCID-5) and short-term interventions drawing upon a range of therapeutic models (and including cognitive and psychodynamic orientations). The psychologist will work alongside Assessment and Brief Intervention clinicians to support therapeutic interventions, including supervising the delivery of short-term skill based interventions such as the Emotional Regulation Impulse Control (ERIC) and CARE: Relational Coping Skills in Crisis workbooks.

The psychologist will be part of a small but supportive and developing number of psychologists across the mental health service. Psychologists seeking endorsement are encouraged to apply and will have access to individual supervision from a senior clinical psychologist and a facilitated group for registrars, that supports the endorsement process.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• General Registration as a psychologist with AHPRA
• Experience in a mental health, or equivalent, setting
• Experience in developing psychological formulations, drawing on a range of theories and models
• Experience in delivering psychological interventions, drawing on a range of models

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Psychologist - Community Mental Health

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Kelly Burroughs - 97847159
Jules Mombeshora - 97847159

Psychologist - Community Mental Health