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Psychologist, Mental Health & Wellbeing Local

Job posted: 25/08/2022
Applications close: 08/12/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Albury Wodonga Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 14176

Reference: 14176

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

  • Up to $20,000 incentive reimbursement program applies to eligible applicants 
  • Be reimbursed for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more. 
  • Picturesque North East Victoria location close to regional attractions

Help lead and support major mental health reform in Victoria to ensure that everyone is supported.

This is an amazing opportunity to shape the future of peer and community-led mental health services by being part of the launch of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Local in Benalla, Mansfield & Wangaratta.

This local support is a key recommendation of the recent Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health system and promises to make our community a better place to live.

About the service

Wellways, Albury Wodonga Health and ACSO are working together to provide mental health and wellbeing supports in?Benalla, Mansfield & Wangaratta to ensure everyone can access treatment and care closer to home.??

 The new Benalla, Mansfield & Wangaratta Mental Health and Wellbeing Local will provide welcoming and inclusive support for people aged 26 years and over who are experiencing mental health challenges, including people with co-occurring alcohol and drug addiction treatment and care needs.?

 We are working with the local community and people who have a personal experience of mental health issues and recovery to build these services so they are the best they can be.? Our services will be led by lived experience and coproduced with the local community so they are the best they can be.

 The Benalla, Mansfield & Wangaratta Mental Health and Wellbeing Local is committed to reconciliation, lived experience and inclusivity. We strongly encourage and warmly welcome people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with a lived experience of mental health and disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to apply. Even if you only meet some of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you

About Us

Our team of 3,500 staff supports a population of 250,000 people throughout North-East Victoria and Southern NSW. AWH is a dynamic organisation undergoing significant growth, including the development of new state-of-the-art Emergency and Mental Health facilities as well as master planning for a new world-class regional hospital.

About the role

The Psychologist is responsible for the development, planning, provision and evaluation of psychological services including clinical, educational and consultative interventions, to the clients of the local, in keeping with the local’s objectives.

About you

We are looking for Psychologist to join our team. You will bring:

  • Ability to cooperate and works well with other in the pursuit of team goals. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to present and discuss cases. 
  • Builds trust through consistent actions, values and communication. 
  • Strong work ethic.          
  • Excellent time management skills.  
  • High level of emotional intelligence. 
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships. 
  • Self-reflective practice. 
  • Willingness to give / receive feedback.

About the area

Albury and Wodonga are large regional towns situated on either side of the mighty Murray River. You’ll have access to all the perks you’d expect in a large regional city, including high quality schooling, shopping, the arts, music and theatre. And when you need your big city fix, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney are just a drive away. Major airlines also operate from Albury Airport, flying into Sydney, Melbourne Adelaide and Brisbane.

Benefits

Why you should join the Albury Wodonga Health Team

  • We're the largest regional health service between Melbourne and Sydney
  • We offer attractive remuneration packages with excellent benefits, including salary packaging, novated leasing and wellbeing programs
  • You'll enjoy wonderful employee benefits and development opportunities
  • We offer generous relocation and resettling support
  • Build a life you love outside of work in the idyllic Albury Wodonga region
  • You'll make a difference to the lives of people in our community

Contact:

Name: Stuart McIntosh, Business Manager Mental Health

Email:  stuart.McIntosh@awh.org.au

Psychologist, Mental Health & Wellbeing Local

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Stuart McIntosh - (04) 1757 2870
stuart.McIntosh@awh.org.au

Psychologist, Mental Health & Wellbeing Local