Psychologist - Westside Lodge DDRC

Job posted: 02/05/2024
Applications close: 23/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 53734

Reference: 53734

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


Psychologist - Westside Lodge Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC)

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists at Drug Health Services for a part-time (0.6 FTE) psychologist.

The Psychologist is part of a broader multi-disciplinary team and will be primarily responsible for psychological assessment and intervention of clients to assist with diagnosis, treatment (individual and group) and discharge planning.  The Psychologist will also be involved in the provision of consultation to Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Staff in relation to more complex mental health disorders, clinical presentations and management of the client's associated behaviours.

About You

As an experienced Psychologist, you will:

  • Have membership or eligibility for membership of the Australian Psychological Society and relevant college(s).
  • Have current registration with AHPRA and endorsement in clinical or health psychology
  • Have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team as well as liaise and consult with a range of clients, carers, professionals an community agencies as an independent clinician
  • Have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be committed to Western Health's Values and Best Care framework

About Us

Our workforce of over 13,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Psychologist - Westside Lodge DDRC

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Linda Kelly - 0466864459
David Conti - 83454010

Psychologist - Westside Lodge DDRC