Psychologist - Adult Mental Health

Monash Health

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 5/24/2020

Senior Clinical/Forensic Psychologist (Grade 3/Grade 2) Monash Health

  • New experiences and exciting clinical opportunities to develop your career;

  • Great culture, professional supervision and support for you;

  • Provide full range of psychology interventions within an adult inpatient unit.

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, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About Us

With us you will experience valuable growth and the development of your clinical skills. We are one of the largest employers of psychologists in Victoria and can offer you a positive and collaborative culture, along with the support of a strong and progressive leadership group and professional governance of your role. Our work is well respected and there is true diversity in our client population. If you also have an interest in being part of clinical research you will also find a home with us.
You’re serious about psychology and its contribution to the lives of those in need. We’re serious about supporting and developing you. Don’t miss this chance of growing your skills and experiencing job satisfaction.

About the Role

Our psychology department is about to offer you a new career possibility. If you came into psychology to make a difference in the lives of others, this is a position that can offer you rich personal rewards. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to further develop your career in a whole new direction. If you are new to the profession you can count on our willingness to invest in you. If you are an experienced psychologist we will continue to support your professional development. Our work is with individuals and their families.

The position provides psychological services, maintains an active case-load, and delivers a psychological service response to a diverse range of individuals. The setting is an acute inpatient psychiatric unit that provides psychiatric assessment and treatment to adult consumers (aged 25-64 years) who are acutely unwell due to a relapse of their mental illness or other mental health issues and cannot receive care in a less restrictive environment.

About You

This role will suit a dedicated and competent clinical or forensic psychologist who wants to develop or further enhance their competencies in working in adult mental health. With your foundation being a commitment to public health, we look to you to support our goals of best care, providing psychological assessments and intervention for our consumers. Your delivery of psychologically interventions meets the behavioural, cognitive, emotional and psychological needs of consumers experiencing mental illness. As you can imagine, this role will allow you to draw on your existing experience and qualifications and build on these.

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.

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.

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