Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: $97,251 - $119,265 per annum, pro rata
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ173871
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 17 August 2020
Great job. Great communities. Great lifestyle!
Where you will be working
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations annually.
A significant three stage re-build of WWBH is well underway, with the third and final stage of the redevelopment, a six-storey Ambulatory Care Building, commencing in 2018. Construction is due to be completed late 2020 with operational commissioning in 2021.
Stages 1 and 2 completed in 2017, delivered a new 50-bed Mental Health Building and a 7-storey Acute Services Building. Wagga Wagga Base Hospital includes an emergency department, operating theatres, women’s and children’s inpatient unit, intensive care and high dependency unit, angiography suites, additional inpatient beds and a rooftop helipad. Focus areas include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics.
In total, the NSW Government is investing $431 million in the development of Wagga Wagga Health Service. It represents one of the largest health redevelopment in the state. Further information about the WWHS Redevelopment is available here > http://www.wwhsredev.health.nsw.gov.au/
About the great community of Wagga Wagga!
Known as the hub of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga has recently been recognised as one of the ‘top family friendly’ cities in Australia; boasting a rich range of cultural experiences, a strong sporting culture and a wide selection of schools and education options for families.
With an urban population over 60,000 people, Wagga Wagga is NSW’s largest inland city and offers a myriad of activities to enjoy, including a wonderful selection of restaurants, cafes, markets and wineries, galleries and museums.
To learn more about life in Wagga Wagga please visit: https://visitwagga.com/
What you will be doing
South West Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service provides a continuum of rehabilitation to people who have sustained an acquired brain injury. The service is provided by a multidisciplinary team based in Albury and Wagga Wagga who have experience in cognitive rehabilitation and community re-entry.
The Neuropsychologist will be based in Wagga Wagga. The neuropsychology caseload will be shared with the other neuropsychologist based in Lavington. The neuropsychologist will work within the multidisciplinary team. The neuropsychologist will provide comprehensive assessment and recommendations for adults and children with acquired brain injury.
The primary responsibility of the neuropsychologist is cognitive assessment for children and adults. The role also requires short term adjustment counselling, behaviour support and rehabilitation coordination as required for a small number of clients.
- To apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. For visa information, please visit Department of Home Affairs
- This is a Category ‘A’ position. Applicants are required to provide evidence of immunisation for diseases including Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR), Varicella and Tuberculosis. Please refer to the NSW Health Policy Directive for further information
- This is a child-related position. You will be required to obtain a NSW Children’s Guardian Working With Children Check (WWCC) which can be found by clicking on the below link: www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au
Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.