Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Western Community Mental Health Centre, Woodville
Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,075 - $102,504 (pro rata) - Temp P/T (22.5 hrs p/wk, up to 21/6/2019) - AHP2
You will be responsible for the provision of evidence-based Clinical Psychology services to consumers at the Western Community Mental Health Centre. This will include undertaking assessment, formulation, treatment and the appropriate referral of clients if required.
You will provide consultation and advice to the multidisciplinary team in relation to appropriate psychological assessment and treatment methodologies, and contribute to developing and delivering group therapy programs as appropriate. You will also participate in planning and providing special clinical plans, encompassing cognitive and behaviour therapies, for clients with psychological disorders. It is expected that you will contribute to educational, supervision, quality improvement and planning activities for the Mental Health Centre.
SA Health is committed to policy development, facilities planning and advancing Mental Health Reform throughout the State and the community. The mental health system is focused on improving service integration, governance, population based services, consumer and carer engagement, and recovery focused care.
You must hold an appropriate Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology or an equivalent qualification as recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA), and have general registration with the PsyBA. Having worked before with individuals with mental health conditions, you will be experienced in the development and maintenance of therapeutic working relationships working as a Psychologist. You will bring the ability to work collaboratively with consumers, carers, staff, other agencies, community services and the multidisciplinary team, utilising your written and verbal communication skills to express complex ideas succinctly and logically.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 22 February 2019
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 686342