Opportunity for a Psychologist to join Monash Health Community
Work with a dynamic youth focused team, opportunities for Professional Development
Supportive environment, supervision from experienced Psychologist
Permanent position; 32 hours per week (Note: Thursday finish 19:00)
Monash Health Community
Youth and Family Program, Monash Health Community, Dandenong
We are looking for an enthusiastic Grade 2 Psychologist to work in our Youth and Family program
Work in our innovative Youth Hub providing psychological services
Outstanding opportunity to join a supportive network committed to excellence in patient care
Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.
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.
Monash Health Community and Allied Health
The Youth and Family program is part of Monash Health Community and Allied Health Sub-acute care. Monash Health Community and Allied Health’s goal is to support clients to improve & maintain health, independence & well-being by providing person-centred care in the community. ‘Making a difference together’ the Youth and Family program comprises multidisciplinary teams dedicated to the specific needs of our young clients and their families. To meet the needs of youth in our community we offer two late afternoon/early evening multidisciplinary sessions on Tuesday and Thursdays.
You are an energetic Grade 2 Psychologist, eager to learn within the team environment. You’re passionate about providing care for young people presenting with high prevalence mental health issues.
You work collaboratively, think flexibly, and provide empathic patient-centred care in your assessments and interventions.
You are focused on developing effective written and verbal communication to a multi-disciplinary audience
You strive toward attention to detail and time-management, in addition to openness to learning and response to feedback. You are able to work independently.
You will provide a high standard of assessment, treatment and coordination of a counselling services for vulnerable youth aged 12 -25 years of age, ensuring you facilitate safe, effective, and person centred care
What you need
Current and general registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, Australian Health Professionals Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
Completion of an appropriate post-graduate qualifications (Masters or Doctoral Degree) in psychology in an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited course
Current Working with Children’s Check
Previous clinical placement or experience in a youth service is desirable
What’s in it for you?
Exciting career opportunity to work in this dynamic youth focused team, where psychology is a valued part of the team.
Regular clinical supervision from experienced seniors and the support of the leadership team.
Access to the Monash Health Community Psychology professional development program, and support to attend external professional development
As an employee of the largest public health service in Victoria, you will have access to salary packaging, parking and a generous Employee Assistance Program.
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 only. Email applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries in regards to internal applicants please contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
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);and
proof of immunisation.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.