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Job Number : 30813
Type and Location : Psychologist / VIC - Other
Listed By : Barwon Health on 30 Jul 2020
Senior Clinical Psychologist - Community Acute Intervention Services

·        Senior clinical psychologist position within the newly formed Community Acute Intervention Service MH outreach team 

·        Provide evidence-based brief psychological interventions for consumers and their carers

·        Monday-Friday 0830-1700hrs, full time (80 hours / fortnight)


About the facility 

Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) provide integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.


The Community Acute Intervention Service is a 7 day a week team working across two shifts. The team is a tertiary-level multidisciplinary mental health drug and alcohol team. Its aim is to provide timely and effective assessment, treatment and support for individuals aged 16 years and older with high acuity mental health and / or AOD needs up to a maximum of a 28-day period. 


About the role 

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated senior clinical psychologist who has a passion for providing brief-psychological interventions for consumers and their caregivers, whilst the consumer is experiencing acute mental health and / or alcohol and other drug difficulties.


Working within a multi-disciplinary team, the successful incumbent will work alongside mental health clinicians, lived experience workers, an AOD clinical and our medical workforce.


About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together and support each other. We promote positive respectful relationships with strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care and genuinely promote and encourage multidisciplinary input to achieve the best outcomes for our consumers.


Barwon Health staff benefits

·        Flexible working arrangements

·        Professional development

·        Access to employee wellness facility

·        Salary packaging

·        Social club


Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Reference #162375
University Hospital Geelong
Key Contact,
Rachel Tindall , 0431 642 811
Closing Date
19TH August 2020


For further information, please visit  or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.

Contact Details
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