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Clinical Specialist - Personality Disorders

  • Alfred Health
  • Closes in 4 days
    Published on 7 Jun 2019
  • Job no: 21143
  • 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 Specialist - Personality Disorders
  • Full-time, 80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Permanent on going
  • Classification code – Psychologist, Grade 4
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


The Personality Disorder Specialist (PDS) Position is a result of a Health Department Personality Disorder Initiative to improve the provision of services to people with personality disorder who access public health and public mental health services. Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (AMAH) have developed the AMAH FLEX model – a skilled up, practical, and connected response to personality disorder management in the public mental health system that promotes flexibility, shared knowledge and better access for people with personality disorder and their families.


The PDS will provide a high level of specialised psychological expertise with respect to the assessment and treatment of people with personality disorder, including: assessment, second opinion, provision of advice on complex presentations, development and review of management plans, secondary consultation and education & training. The PDS will work closely with Spectrum as the specialist service provider for personality disorders and will be supported by a session of Consultant Psychiatrist.


  • AHPRA registration under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009.
  • Endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009
  • Masters or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • At least 10 years’ experience working as a registered clinical psychologist
  • PBA approved supervisor Desirable
  • Membership of the APS and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.


  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • On-site child care centre
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • On-site gymnasium

For enquiries please contact: Lynda Katona (Manager Psychology Services) on 03) 9076 2099 or Susanne Birks (Operations Manager Community Mental and Addiction Health) on 03) 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.


  • Closes in 4 days - 21 Jun 2019
  • Published on 07 Jun 2019, 4:49 AM