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Psychologist

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 5 days
    Published on 11 May 2022
  • Job no: 53447
  • Category: 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.

  • Fixed Term to End of September 2022
  • Full-time, 80 Hours Per Fortnight with flexible ADO
  • Based at St Kilda Rd clinic
  • Psychologist Grade 2
  • Great Staff Benefits

What's in it for you

  • Great team culture
  • Frequent professional development opportunities
  • Regular professional supervision
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment

The Department

Alfred Psychiatry sits within the Division of Ambulatory Services & Mental Health at The Alfred. It comprises both adult and child & adolescent services and a research unit. There is an important relationship with the aged mental health service at Caulfield Hospital.

The Alfred Psychology Department includes Clinical Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology. Psychology Services report both to the Director of Psychiatry and the Manager of Allied Health.

The Community Psychiatry program includes Continuing Care Teams (CCT) at St Kilda Road & Waiora Clinics, the Mobile Support & Treatment Service (MSTS), the Community Care Unit (CCU), The Homeless (HOPS), Primary Mental Health (PMHT) and Youth Early Psychosis Teams (YEPS).

The Community Psychology Program includes:

  • The provision of psychological assessment and treatment services to the clients and carers of the various community psychiatry programs.
  • The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Service.
  • A range of group therapy programs including Anxiety, Bipolar disorder groups. 
  • The provision of secondary consultation, teaching & supervision to community psychiatry staff and professionals in other community services.

The Role

The position is full-time and will function under the supervision and direction of the P-3 Clinical Psychologist/s at St Kilda Road CMHS. The Clinical Psychologist will provide clinical services to clients of the St Kilda Road Continuing Care Team, consultation to other clinical staff and will participate in the DBT & psychology group program.

Active participation in Alfred Psychology Department & St Kilda Road CMHS activities such as professional development sessions & case presentations is expected.

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • 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 or eligibility and willingness to participate in a registrar training program leading to endorsement.
  • Master or doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology.

Desirable

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

Other benefits

  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • A supportive and fun team working environment
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellebing initiatives, access to salary packaging, novated leasing and discounted health insurance and banking
  • Great work life balance & located close to public transport, shops and restaurants

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position, please contact Valerie Grueva on ph: 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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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  • Closes in 5 days - 26 May 2022
  • Published on 11 May 2022, 6:10 AM