Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Psychology
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.
Alfred Health's Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Ward provides rehabilitation services for people with moderate to severe acquired brain injuries including traumatic brain injuries, stroke, hypoxic brain injuries and other causes of non-progressive brain injury. The ward is part of a specialist Statewide ABI Rehabilitation service that also includes a community rehabilitation team and a 4-bed Transitional Living Service (TLS).
This position is based within the inpatient ward and may also provide services to TLS.
THE GRADE TWO POSITION WILL INVOLVE
The clinical work is diverse, interesting and often complex. Frequent presenting issues include psychological disorder, emotional distress, behavior management, grief and adjustment.
Delivery of high quality psychological assessment and intervention services to individuals with ABI and their families.
Commitment to a patient centered and goal directed approach to psychological service delivery.
Considerable liaison and joint work with other clinicians. Teamwork is core to the service.
A capacity to collaborate effectively within the interdisciplinary clinical team and with patients and their families.
Opportunity for research.
An approved degree with a major in psychology and post graduate qualifications (Masters or Doctorate) in Clinical Psychology.
AHPRA Registration as a Psychologist is required.
Current Victorian Working With Children Check
AHPRA endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist is desirable but we will consider applicants intending to complete the Registrar program.
Clinical experience in and knowledge of the psychological consequences of ABI.
Demonstrated skills and experience in psychological treatment, behavioural assessment and management and psycho-education of clients with ABI, developmental disorders or mental health conditions.
The ABI Service provides psychologists with access to regular clinical supervision and opportunities for continued professional development. The successful applicant will join a dedicated and supportive team of psychologists.
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
Child care services
Luke Delaney, Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist. Tel: 90767508
Anna Uliando, Senior Clinical Psychologist. Tel: 9076 7423
Applications close on Sunday, 27 September 2020.
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.