Psychology Researcher and Service Developer

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 07/04/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 59981

Reference: 59981

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Psychology Researcher and Service Developer

Psychology and Specialist Services Monash Health

  • Outstanding opportunity to lead a small team of data analysts/research assistants to develop, design and communicate evidence based improvements in psychology programs
  • Assist with the design, implementation and evaluation of interventions

About The Role

Do you want to play key role in developing insights to inform design, innovation and strategy related to psychology services at Monash Health?

We are seeking a Senior Psychologist with demonstrated experience in clinical research and quality activities to support the strategic direction of psychology services within Monash Health by identifying research opportunities and providing technical support to existing projects to improve outcomes for our clients.

About You

You are an experienced, energetic and determined psychologist who is highly motivated and thrives on the challenge of improving service delivery in a complex health system. You have strong research skills and written and verbal communication skills. You are a team player, and possess well developed negotiation and influencing abilities and strategic thinking that can be used in working with internal and external stakeholders.

Your track record includes:

  • Experience in undertaking clinical research and quality projects
  • The application of design thinking and innovation to improve clinical outcomes
  • Experience in the use of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis to inform and improve evidence based interventions
  • Experience in continuous improvement including measuring clinical effectiveness
  • Mentoring, coaching and supervision of staff and psychology students
  • Working effectively with clinical leads and highly skilled staff within teams
  • Liaising with effectively negotiating with people and services to improve patient outcomes
  • A commitment to access and service provision in public health

 What You Need

 Current full general registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA

  • · AHPRA endorsement in an area of practice in psychology
  •  · A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the field of Psychology at a minimum P2 (or equivalent) level
  •  · Evidence of participation in clinical research activities
  •  · Hold or be eligible for supervisor endorsement with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) for Registrar Supervision (primary and secondary) (desirable) 
  • · Research, evaluation, project and policy experience

What We Offer

  • a well-developed leadership structure that provides support and development opportunities
  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

How to apply:

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 regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Psychology Researcher and Service Developer

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Peta Welsh - 0434604087

Psychology Researcher and Service Developer