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Job Number : 33188
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Monash Health on 8 Apr 2021
Clinical Psychologist P3 - Casey ACIS
  • Part Time 20 hours per fortnight
  • Flexible hours including school hours
  • Join us at an exciting time for Casey Hospital with expansion works underway
  • Be a part of a thriving team in Melbourne's South Eastern corridor

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About the Service

ACIS {Formerly CATT} is at the front end of service delivery with the priority to help a person to remain in or return to their local community as quickly as possible.  Interventions are tailored to individual consumer and family needs as well as circumstances.

ACIS provides front line mental health assessment and care for consumers with acute mental health concerns and/or high risk profiles. Psychologists employed within ACIS work in a multidisciplinary team environment, including clinicians and medical staff. Clinicians work in two shifts per day and may be psychiatric nurses, social workers, or occupational therapists.  Medical staff include medical officers, psychiatric registrars, and consultant psychiatrists. Casey ACIS staff value the input of psychologists and access them for primary and secondary consultations, as well as case discussions.

ACIS sits alongside the Emergency Psychiatric Service (EPS), operating from the Casey Emergency Department and Mental Health and Police Service (MHaPS) providing a service operating from Narre Warren Police Station.

This position will benefit ACIS consumers by assisting with comprehensive assessment, collaborative treatment design, and appropriate referrals to other service providers.

About the Role   

This role will find you working in both the Cranbourne and Pakenham ACIS teams.  Both teams are based at Casey Hospital. You will assist with diagnostic clarification, treatment planning, and discharge planning.  This role also allows for brief intervention work and family sessions.

Candidates will be encouraged to provide education to team members and play a vital role in clinical review. Your role will also include providing supervision to other psychologists, as well as psychology registrars and students. You will be well supported by the psychology department in providing this supervision, with careful attention paid to caseloads. You will be provided with timely and high quality supervision.

Your ongoing professional development will be supported and valued by the service, with opportunities to receive and provide professional development activities within Monash Health, as well as paid study leave to attend external professional development activities in line with your learning goals.

What You Need

From you, we expect a qualification in Clinical or Forensic Psychology and current registration with AHPRA. Including first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders.

  • Current full general registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • Appropriate post-graduate qualifications (Masters or Doctoral Degree) in clinical psychology or forensic psychology in an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited course
  • AHPRA endorsement in clinical or forensic psychology
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the field of Clinical Psychology at a minimum P2 (or equivalent) level
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential

What you need to know:

  • Part time (40hr/fortnight)
  • Hours can be flexible (e.g. to accommodate school hours)
  • Base yourself at Casey Hospital

Monash Health will offer:

  • friendly and supportive culture
  • ongoing supervision
  • professional development both internal and external
  • competitive salary
  • salary packaging
  • superannuation
  • on site secure subsidised parking
  • access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

Contact Details
Campbell Seers, NUM

Tel: 87681839



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