Position Details
Reference Number 54948
Position Title Psychologist (Grade 2)
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Youth and Family
Location Greater Dandenong Community Health Service - Dandenong
Position Summary
  • Opportunity for a Psychologist to join Monash Health Community
  • Work with a dynamic team with opportunities for Professional Development
  • Supportive environment, supervision from experienced Psychologist
  • Supportive environment, supervision from experienced Psychologist
  • Work with a dynamic service user focused team
  • Opportunities for Professional Development


Monash Health Community and Allied Health

The Youth and Family program is part of Monash Health Community and Allied Health Sub-acute care. Monash Health Community and Allied Health’s goal is to support clients to improve & maintain health, independence & well-being by providing person-centred care in the community. ‘Making a difference together’ the Youth and Family program comprises multidisciplinary teams dedicated to the specific needs of our young clients and their families. To meet the needs of youth in our community we offer two late afternoon/early evening multidisciplinary sessions on Tuesday and Thursdays. 

About You

You are an energetic Grade 2 Psychologist, eager to learn within the team environment. You’re passionate about providing care for young people presenting with high prevalence mental health issues.

You work collaboratively, think flexibly, and provide empathic patient-centred care in your assessments and interventions.

You are focused on developing effective written and verbal communication to a multi-disciplinary audience

You strive toward attention to detail and time-management, in addition to openness to learning and response to feedback. You are able to work independently.

You will provide a high standard of assessment, treatment and coordination of a counselling services for vulnerable youth aged 12 -25 years of age, ensuring you facilitate safe, effective, and person centred care.

What you need:

Current and general registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, Australian Health Professionals Regulation Authority (AHPRA)

Completion of an appropriate post-graduate qualifications (Masters or Doctoral Degree) in psychology in an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited course

Current Working with Children’s Check

Previous clinical placement or experience in a youth service is desirable

What is in it for You

Exciting career opportunity to work in this dynamic youth focused team, where psychology is a valued part of  the team.

Regular clinical supervision from experienced senior psychologist. 

We also provide support that is relevant to your stage of career. A highly sort out registrar program that supports you in working towards attaining your endorsement.

Clinical support from the leadership team and your colleagues.

Access to the Monash Health Community Psychology professional development program, and support to attend external professional development.

As an employee of the largest public health service in Victoria, you will have access to salary packaging, parking and a generous Employee Assistance Program.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

reference checks;

a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Contact Person
Campbell Atkinson Acting Manager 0406751184
Advertising Closing 24/08/2022
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