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Job Number : 37734
Type and Location : Psychologist / VIC - Other
Listed By : Epworth Healthcare on 3 Aug 2022
Senior Clinical Psychologist
  • Grade 2 or 3 psychology role with leading private healthcare service
  • Work with a collaborative and engaged multidisciplinary team 
  • 12 month parental leave position based in Brighton 

The Role

We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Clinical or Health psychologist to join our rehabilitation psychology team at Epworth’s Brighton campus at either a Grade 2 or 3 level. Your role will be to provide psychological assessment and treatment to clients across a range of interdisciplinary programs including pain management, oncology, neurological, and cardiac services. This includes an interesting mix of inpatient and outpatient and individual and group interventions, working as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Grade 3 applicants will have more advanced psychological skills and will also contribute to leadership activities of the psychology department including staff and student supervision and site coordination. We offer a range of clinical supports including supervision and professional development opportunities. 

This is a 12-month part-time parental leave role for 2-3 days per week (0.4-0.6EFT). Applicants need to have endorsement or be on a path towards endorsement in Clinical or Health, or related area of psychology speciality. Offers at a Grade 2 or 3 level will be made based on skills and experience of the applicant. 

You will make an impact by:

  • Using your exceptional clinical skills to determine and deliver appropriate psychological interventions for patients which contribute to their health and well-being
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate standards of practice relating to patient admission, assessment, treatment, family liaison and discharge planning
  • Working collaboratively with other team members to support client rehabilitation goals and functional outcomes
  • Contributing to the activities of the department including planning events, professional development, and service development
  • In Grade 3 role, collaborating with the senior psychology leadership team to provide supervision and performance development support for junior staff, registrars and students as per the supervision and leadership structures of the department 
  • In Grade 3 role, coordinating service provision and development for the psychology team as appropriate for the needs of the site and patient mix 

To be successful in this role…

You will have

  • High quality psychological assessment and intervention skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in working in healthcare teams and ideally hospital systems
  • A Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical or Health Psychology or related area of speciality
  • General psychologist registration with AHPRA with endorsement in Clinical or Health Psychology or related area of speciality

Grade 3 applicants will additionally have:

  • Experience and registration as a Board approved supervisor with AHPRA   
  • Proven leadership and collaborative qualities
  • Advanced clinical skills

At Epworth, everybody matters.

It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

  • Salary packaging benefits of $15,900 p.a plus $2,650 meals and entertainment allowance 
  • Access to Epworth scholarship program
  • Zero or reduced out-of-pocket expenses for health services at Epworth
  • Discounted private health insurance

About Rehabilitation & Mental Health

Epworth’s Rehabilitation and Mental Health services are some of the most progressive of their kind in Australia. Our clinical approach involves individualised treatment and collaborative team decision-making to achieve outstanding outcomes for patients. We have forged a strong team ethos across our four campuses in Richmond, Hawthorn, Camberwell and Brighton.

At Epworth, we care.

We care about our patients and we care about our people. We care about keeping everyone safe. We care about valuing and empowering our people, and growing careers. And we care about giving our people support and flexibility to thrive, and contribute to our communities

Enquire/ Apply for this Position

Sound interesting? To apply, click the APPLY button now and attach your CV and cover letter.

For more information, refer to the attached position description or contact Adam McKay at [email protected]

As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is a condition of employment with Epworth HealthCare, subject to reasonable exemptions, that you have had COVID-19 vaccinations, including where recommended by public health authorities and booster vaccinations.

As a child safe organisation, all successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

At Epworth, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential to our culture and values. We focus on fairness and opportunity for all – across race, ability, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs – that reflect the communities we work in. At Epworth, we care.

Contact Details
Adam Mckay 0455203421

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