Psychologist (Gender Service) (Undefined)

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 23/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Fixed term - Part time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $92,612 - $104,780

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11760

Reference: 11760

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $92,612 - $104,780

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville


Psychologist Gender Service:


  • Excellent employee benefits including salary packaging
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Part time, fixed term (0.2EFT until June 2025)
  •  weekly outpatient clinic
  • Required weekly workdays: Thursday 
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team in collaboration with Orygen Youth Health, Transgender Victoria & Transcend Australia


About the Role:


This is a part time fixed term position at 15.2 hours a per fortnight within the Department of Adolescent Medicine, Gender Service. The position is funded until June 2025, the successful applicant take a weekly outpatient clinic and be required to work on Thursday to fit in with room allocations.


You will be responsible for providing high quality evidence based assessment treatment and support to children & young people referred to the Gender Service, and their families, participate in the clinical evaluation and research activities of the RCH Gender Service, contribute to team meetings and activities related to service planning, development and improvement and contribute to development of community-based services for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents, including provision of Education. 


Classification for this position will range from Psychologist Year 2 (PK1-PK4) 


What you’ll achieve:


  • informed psychological practice to patients referred to the Gender Service with gender concerns, gender non-conforming behaviour and gender dysphoria in at tertiary setting,  by providing expert clinical and psychological assessment, clinical formulation, and diagnosis.
  • Provide specialised therapeutic services, family work and psychoeducation as required
  • Maintain accurate, up to date and timely patient records that accurately reflect clinical consultations and decisions including diagnosis, treatment plans, complications, co-morbidities and reports.
  • Contribute to service improvements across the range of activities of the Gender Service including the research and evaluation programme conducted in collaboration with the Gender Service research group.
  • Participate in peer supervision and clinical supervision.

Your skills and experience:


  • Hold a minimum Master of Psychology degree qualification from an accredited course/university
  • Be registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA)
  • Continuously satisfy the PsyBA continuing professional development standards
  • Uphold the PsyBA Code of Ethics


About the Department:


The RCH Gender Service is a Victorian state-wide service providing multidisciplinary care for trans and gender diverse (TGD) children and adolescents up to 16 years of age. The assessment, treatment and support provided by the Gender Service is consistent with the Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents (v1.4 2023).


What we offer:


  • Staff immunisation
  • Parkville location and close to public transport
  • Flexible work options available


Other requirements:


  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check, or willing to obtain
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process:


To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!

For more information about this position please contact Admin, Position Ph:03 9345 5890 Email: adol.admin@rch.org.au

 Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 23 May 2024

Psychologist (Gender Service) (Undefined)

Job type:

Fixed term - Part time

Job classification:



adol.admin@rch.org.au - Shantelle Hendy - 03 9345 5890

Psychologist (Gender Service) (Undefined)