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Reference Number 58816
Position Title Psychology Entry Level Program & Student Placement Coordinator
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus, Parkville
Award Psychologists [41]
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Psychology Entry Level Program & Student Placement Coordinator


  • Part Time 0.4 EFT
  • Program wide leadership role
  • Support your discipline through entry level learning and development
  • Make a difference


The NMWH learning, workforce and culture precinct, situated at Royal Park Campus, includes the Mental Health Training and Development Unit (MHTDU), Nursing and Allied Health Entry Level and Transition Programs. As a collective, we are dedicated to providing support for staff through the delivery and facilitation of high quality, engaging learning and development programs. There is no shortage of variety and opportunity. We work together, look after each other, thrive on ideas, and strive for excellence in teaching, learning and workforce support.


Your new role:


  • Co-ordinate the delivery of psychology specific professional development to psychology Registrars and psychologists new to public mental health
  • Collaboratively develop and deliver interdisciplinary training to allied health and nursing entry level staff
  • Coordinate the identification, advertising and recruiting to student placements across NWMH by liaising effectively between placement supervisors, university placement coordinators and students.
  • Support the establishment of mentoring during the first 3 months of employment for new staff
  • Maintain links with academic programs and contribute to collaborative research where applicable
  • Contribute to the achievement of NWMH’s overall objectives/deliverables


About you:


  • Substantial experience in clinical practice in the mental health
  • Approved as a supervisor of Registrars with the Psychology Board of Australia with demonstrated skills and experience in professional (clinical) supervision
  • Expertise in workforce development including models and approaches that promote learning and practice development 
  • Demonstrated experience and competence in the delivery of training
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with other disciplines
  • Well-developed time management and organization skills
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of the policies and procedures associated with the public mental health services


Benefits of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:


  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including salary sacrifice program
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


Connect With Us:


Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’ or email: kate.lhuede@mh.org.au


RMH is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Greg Miller
Contact Number 0438704993
Alternate Contact Person Carl Zabel
Alternate Contact Number 9288 7040
Closing Date 24/09/2021
Position Description
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