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Reference Number 75283
Position Title Senior Clinical Psychologist
Location Norfolk Terrace, Community Care Units, Flemington
Award Psychologists [41]
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 Grade 2 or Grade 3 Clinical Psychologist

  • Fixed Term until January 2025.
  • Part Time, 3 days per week.
  • Work in the leafy suburb of Travancore.
This position is based at Norfolk Terrace, Community Care Units (CCU) at Travancore. The CCU is a twelve-unit, twenty-bed residential facility for mid to long-term psychiatric rehabilitation. Consumers have a range of presenting concerns including trauma and complex trauma, and psychotic conditions.
This is a unique opportunity to provide medium to long-term psychological therapy for consumers with an array of presenting issues.
You will join a well-functioning and supportive multi-disciplinary team, all of whom are passionate about supporting consumers to achieve their recovery goals.
You will have the opportunity to build and promote psychological assessment, formulation and treatment.

You will be part of the broader Royal Melbourne Hospital Mental Health Services psychology department with excellent opportunities for collaboration and ongoing professional development.

Your new role:
  • Provide discipline specific assessment, formulation and treatment in individual and group formats.
  • Deliver innovative groups alongside allied health and other colleagues.
  • receive high quality supervision and professional development opportunities across both internal and external PD events and activities.
About you:
  • You hold a Masters or Doctoral level qualification in Clinical Psychology with practice endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist.
  • You have, or are working towards, board approved supervisor status.
  • You demonstrate a passion for public health and improving the well being and quality of life of consumers.
  • You enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team.
Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Be part of a values-based organisation offering great prospects for professional development including training and research opportunities and access to mentorship and leadership programs
  • Enjoy excellent work life balance working in a collaborative and supportive team
  • Up to $12,000 tax free earnings with salary packaging options, generous leave entitlements including monthly paid day off for full time staff. Close to public transport, Victoria Market and Melbourne CBD.
The RMH stands in solidarity with First Nations people in work and care. We are 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 the best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities to apply for our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.
Interested? Apply today!
Recruitment is ongoing with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received. Advertising may close prior to the specified closing date so please submit your application promptly if you wish to be considered for the role.
For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID 19 Vaccination (3 doses) prior to commencement.
Selection Criteria Desirable: Registration as a Psychologist under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with practice endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.
Desirable: Demonstrated experience in providing psychological and psychosocial assessments and interventions, individual and group
Desirable: Knowledge of Area Mental Health services and appropriate evidence-based interventions/management of high risk and complex consumer behaviour e.g., psychosis, personality disorders and complex PTSD.
Desirable: Understanding of practical application of the Psychologists Code of Ethics
Desirable: Board approved supervisor status (or working towards) with eligibility to supervise psychologists undertaking the registrar program for clinical endorsement.
Desirable: Demonstrated capacity and initiative to work with limited direction.
Desirable: High level of reliability and professional conduct
Desirable: Understanding of legislation pertinent to the provision of mental health services and in particular the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act and of policies and strategic directions of Public Mental Health Services.
Desirable: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to problem solve, negotiate and communicate with staff, consumers and other service providers.
Desirable: Ability to work with clients from a range of cultural backgrounds within a recovery-based service delivery framework inclusive of gender sensitivity and family-based practice.
Desirable: A current Victorian Drivers’ Licence and capacity to drive work vehicles.
Contact Person Julie Windred
Contact Number 0417341293
Closing Date 18/04/2024
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