Position Details
Reference Number 49794
Position Title Gender Clinic Senior Psychologist
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Clayton Adult Mental Health
Location St Kilda
Position Summary
  • Work with and for Victoria's LGBTQI+ community in the Victorian Pride Centre, St Kilda
  • Strong professional development opportunities
  • Enjoy the benefits of working in the public health sector

This is a part-time (0.5EFT) contract for a Grade 3 psychologist until 18/7/2022 with the Monash Health Gender Clinic. The incumbant will provide psychological services for clients experiencing gender incongruence, and supervision to Grade 2 psychologists within the team. The position will be based at the Victorian Pride Centre in St Kilda. This is a growth area with new goverment funding and the possibility of ongoing work.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

The Monash Health Gender Clinic is a state-wide service that provides client-centred care for transgender, gender diverse, and non-binary (TGDNB) people, including those seeking gender transtiion. The Gender Clinic comprises a specialist team of psychiatrists, psychologists, research and administrative staff.

About The Role

Grade 3 Gender Clinic psychologists provide clients with comprehensive diagnostic assessments and targeted interventions consistent with WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) Standards of Care. You will contribute to client management plans as a senior member of a multidisciplinary team, and provide supervision for Grade 2 psychologists. Opportunities include involvement with our Consumer Advisory Panel, research and quality activities. Reasonably flexible working hours and arrangements are accommodated.

About You

You identify as an ally or member of the LGBTQI+ community. Experience in working with the TGDNB community is desirable but not required. Experience working in mental health settings is also desirable, in particular experience working with clients who have a history or trauma or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). You will support and be supported by our multidisciplinary team in the delivery of pragmatic, client-centred care. Your ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences is essential, along with excellent time-management. You are adaptive in your day-to-day work, and innovative with regard to service delivery within public health.

What you need:

  • Hold current general registration as a psychologist and endorsement in Clinical or Foresnsic Psychology through AHPRA
  • Hold supervisor endorsement with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) for Higher Degree programs and Registrar Supervision (primary and secondary)

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.

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • ongoing supervision and professional development

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.

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 contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.

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

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

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.   All candidates that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

 This will be by providing  a copy of your immunisation history statement,  which can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

 Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements.  If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy .

Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Emilie Tijs Gender Clinic Manager 0419 342 543 emilie.tijs@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 27/10/2021
Proposed End Date 18/07/2022
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
Grade 3 psychologist PD Postion Description Grade 3 Psychologist 2021.docx
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