Position Details
Reference Number 38220
Position Title Psychologist - Adult Mental Health
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Psychology and Specialist Services
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary
  • Be a senior member of a vibrant and innovative psychology program and the broader Mental Health Program
  • Permanent part-time role (0.5 EFT)
  • Outstanding opportunity to develop psychological treatment and develop the next generation of psychology seniors within Monash Health’s mental health program

Grade 4 Psychology Discipline Senior (Clinical or Forensic Endorsement)

Monash Health, Psychology and Specialist Services

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical are.

Mental Health Program

Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million.  It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.

Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS) in the Mental Health Program runs a number of programs across Monash Health including the agile Psychological Medicine and agile Comprehensive Care providing psychological treatment and psychotherapy to patients within the mental health program.

About you

You are an experienced, energetic and determined in whatever clinical work you have undertaken.  You’re serious about psychological teatment, its evidence base, and its contributions to the lives of those in need. You are committed to mentoring and supervising other psychologists to improve clinical practice. Your track record includes demonstrated success in the following areas

  • Undertaking clinically effective psychological treatments with individuals and working with their families/caregivers
  • Proven ability to develop and implement treatment programs
  • A commitment to access and service provision in public health to psychological treatments
  • Supervision of staff and post-graduate psychology students
  • Previous experience in continuous improvement including measuring clinical effectiveness, and undertaking quality and research initiative

You are highly motivated and thrive on the challenge of supporting and developing clinical programs.  Naturally you have strong written and verbal communication skills, you are an active listener and possess well developed negotiation and influencing abilities that will be used in working with internal and external stakeholders to develop clinical pathways

What’s in it for you?

  • Genuine career opportunity to influence and shape the development of a psychological treatments within public mental health
  • Support, mentoring and development from a highly experienced and well regarded leadership team
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Satisfaction derived from embedding psychological treatment in the service and supporting the use of
  • As an employee of the largest public health service in Victoria, you will have access to salary packaging, onsite staff car parking and gym and a generous Employee Assistance Program.

What you need

  • Current general registration as psychologist with the PsyBA AHPRA
  • PsyBA endorsement in Clinical or Forensic Psychology
  • PsyBA registration to supervise post-graduate program students and Psychology registrars
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Proven significant clinical experience

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

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

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

Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
George Habib Deputy Director Psychology - Professional Partnerships 9594 7798
Brian Long Acting Deputy Director - Psychology & Specialist Services 9594 7799 Brian.Long@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 06/06/2019
Position Documents
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Position description Grade4_Discipline_Senior_PsySS_2019_Final.docx
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