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Clinical Neuropsychologist, Grade 2

  • The Alfred Part Time - Permanent
  • Closed 2 months ago
    Published on 13 Feb 2019

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  • Job no: 19281
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Psychology

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Clinical Neuropsychologist, Grade 2
  • Part-time – 32 hours per fortnight
  • Permanent ongoing
  • Position Classification Code PK1-PK4
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Amazing benefits

DEPARTMENT

Alfred Psychiatry is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St. Kilda Road Clinic, Waiora Clinic in Armadale, Alma Road CCU in St. Kilda, the Child & Adolescent Service located in Moorabbin and Headspace service in various locations in Victoria Aged Psychiatry based at Caulfield Hospital and Monash-Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc), in partnership with Monash University.  Alfred Psychiatry also works in partnership with relevant local non-government and social support agencies.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A unique opportunity is available to provide neuropsychological assessments and cognitive interventions to adults within the Alfred Hospital’s Community Psychiatry Program. This new, permanent 0.4 EFT position has been created specifically to provide targeted cognitive rehabilitation to adults experiencing mental illness via both group and individual-based interventions, along with the provision of clinical neuropsychological assessments within the service. Professional supervision will be provided by the Senior Neuropsychologist within Community Psychiatry. Experience working within a mental health setting is desired, as would be experience providing cognitive interventions. However, neuropsychology registrars working towards endorsement who hold relevant clinical experience would also be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • An approved degree with a major in psychology and a masters or doctorate in clinical neuropsychology.
  • Registration as a psychologist with the Psychologists Board of Australia
  • Endorsement as a clinical neuropsychologist or actively working towards endorsement.
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in working with adults with a servere and enduring mental illness, particularly those experiencing psychosis.

BENEFITS 

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance

APPLICATIONS

For more detail on the role, please download the relevant position description. For further queries please Contact: Dr Chris O'Halloran 9076 4700 or Kristen Lewis 9076 9888

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closed 2 months ago - 27 Feb 2019
  • Published on 13 Feb 2019, 12:28 AM