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Senior Psychologist

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 3 days
    Published on 13 Jan 2021
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  • Job no: 32033
  • 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.

  • Part-time position - 40 hours per fortnight
  • Permanent ongoing within Navigations Brief Intervention Team
  • Grade 3 Senior Psychologist (PL1-PL4)
  • Based at St Kilda Road Community Mental Health Services 
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (AMAH) is the Area Mental Health Service responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

The Position 

The position is part-time and will function under the supervision and direction of the Principal Clinical Psychologist/s at St Kilda Road Clinic (SKRC). The Senior Clinical Psychologist will provide clinical services to clients of the Navigations Brief Intervention Team.

The Navigation Service includes a number of different streams and is tasked with ensuring the timely intake of clients to the service and ensuring patient flow throughout Community Psychiatry. This includes Access and Consultation, Brief Intervention and Transitions service. The role of the Brief Intervention Team is to offer short term support, linkage and referral to primary care & community services. For clients identified as not requiring ongoing case management, however would benefit from clinical support for a period of up to 3 months of psychological treatment that is evidence-based, and routinely offered to clients with clear time limits explained (usually between 6 – 12 sessions).

Qualifications/Experience 

Essential 

  • AHPRA registration under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009.
  • Endorsement (or eligibility to work towards endorsement) as a Clinical Psychologist under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009
  • Masters or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • 5 years minimum experience working as a registered clinical psychologist
  • Current Registration with AHPRA, preferably with Psychiatric endorsement or A Bachelor of Social Work and AASW eligibility

Desirable 

  • Membership of the APS and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Benefits

Mental Health and Addiction provides an extensive range of professional development and research opportunities

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

If you have any further queries, please contact Paul Smart on 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

  • Closes in 3 days - 24 Jan 2021
  • Published on 13 Jan 2021, 3:45 AM