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Psychologist - Inpatient

Job posted: 03/09/2021
Applications close: 24/09/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 48973

Reference: 48973

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Psychologist -Young persons mental health



  • Acute young persons inpatient settings

  • supportive disciplinary team

  • challenging clinical psychologist position

  • Dandenong locatio


Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About  Monash Health


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.


The monash health Mental health program provides a range of community,bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey,Cardinia,Greater Dandenong,Kingston and Monash Local Government areas.


About The Role


This role will suit a clinical psychologist,with your foundation being a commitment to public sector mental health services.Unit 2 is an acute mental health inpatient ward situated in Dandenong hospital.We are committed to providing best care,comprehensive assessment and interventions for patients,the majority of whom are young persons aged between 16 and 25 years.We would look to you to meet the behavioural,cognitive emotional and psychological needs of young people experiencing an acute mental health episode.Unit 2 has 25 beds and is a fast-paced challenging environment.There is a robust group program that offers opportunity for psychological input.


Monash health is one of the largest employers of psychologists in Victoria and can offer you a positive and collaborative culture.Our work is well respected and there is true diversity in our client population.Although the role is primarily to work with youth and their families there may be occasions adult inpatients admitted to the facility may require your clinical skills.


About You


The ideal candidate for this position will have clinical experience and an interest in youth mental health and early intervention.The successful candidate will have the skills to work as part of a multi-disciplinary  team and independently as required. You will have excellent communication  and time management skills and be able to provide reports and assessments in a timely manner.


What You Need



  • Specific qualifications

  • Working with children check

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Demonstrated experience

  • Australian working rights


What We Offer



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals.

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries in regards to internal applicants please contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
• reference checks;
• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
• proof of immunisation.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview

Psychologist - Inpatient

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Theresa Meiklem - 0437856005

Psychologist - Inpatient