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Psychologist G2

Job posted: 17/11/2020
Applications close: 13/12/2020 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 34965

Reference: 34965

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

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 clinical psychologist (Grade 2) to join our Adolescent Inpatient Unit. This is a permanent, full time position.


Details of Department


The Adolescent Inpatient  Unit is an 11 bed inpatient unit located in the Child and Youth Mental Health Service at Austin Health. It is one of four Adolescent Inpatient Units in the state of Victoria. The Adolescent Inpatient Unit uses principals of milieu therapy, trauma informed care, and recovery based principals to achieve positive outcomes for young people who may be experiencing a mental health crisis, who require specialised treatment for a mental illness, or who require diagnostic clarification from a specialty inpatient service. These young people may be experiencing significant acute and complex emotional, behavioural, and/or social difficulties.


Details of position/position requirements


This role provides a dual function: case management  or care coordination to a small caseload of consumers on the inpatient unit and clinical psychology to those patients on the unit who require individualised support. The case manager will be required to provide assessment, clinical formulation, risk formulation, treatment and case coordination and management. Case managers are part of the multi-disciplinary team.


All mental health services work within a clinical framework that promotes recovery-orientated practice and supported decision making.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Psychologist G2

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Contact:

Bianca Blatchford - (03) 9496 5042 - (__) ____ ____

Psychologist G2