Psychologist Grade 3

Job posted: 21/08/2023
Applications close: 08/10/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Reference: 31113

Reference: 31113

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Psychologist Grade 3

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Box Hill
  • On-going professional development opportunities will be provided
  • Up to $119,095.60 P.A. (paid pro rata)

Turning Point & Eastern Health

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre that provides leadership in the alcohol and drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria and beyond. Combining innovative research in the clinical, population health and policy fields, with service innovation, surveillance, system enhancements, capacity building and specialist support, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government to respond to current and emerging alcohol and drug and gambling issues.

Turning Point is part of Eastern Health, the largest public health provider in the eastern suburbs, providing a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services.

About the role

The Psychologist will provide professional clinical leadership through the provision of clinical assessment and treatment, advanced psychological interventions, consultative and educational services to enhance the treatment of substance use disorder and social functioning of clients. The position will provide professional supervision to staff and contribute to the development of quality assurance processes and practices. The position will provide secondary consultation to key stakeholder services and will work collaboratively with all clinical colleagues under the direction of a Team Leader.


About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Qualification and registration within the relevant professional discipline under the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Hold a Masters or Doctoral coursework qualification in Counselling or Clinical Psychology that has been approved by the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a mental health and/or drug and alcohol setting as a fully registered psychologist
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge, assessment skills, treatment and case planning in Substance Use Disorders and co-existing mental health issues and evaluating client outcomes
  • Highly developed psychotherapeutic skills and knowledge of evidenced based practice
  • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal with demonstrated ability to collaborate and work as an effective team member at a local and organisational level to deliver organisational outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and model collaborative and respectful staff-staff and staff-client relationships and to reflect on and resolve interpersonal tensions and utilize clinical supervision within peer settings.


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals
  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Psychologist Grade 3

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Teddy Sikhali - (03) 9843 1288

Psychologist Grade 3