We are excited to announce we are seeking applications for multiple positions to join our Interprofessional Early Careers Program in Mental Health Services:
Provisional Psychologist (Graduates - Grade 1)
Our People, Our H.E.A.R.T:
Our H E A R T values (Happy Empathetic Accountable Respectful Team Based) are so much more than words; they are the driving force behind what we do every day. These values are lived throughout the organisation across each department, role and location.
Mental Health Services, forming part of Mildura Base Public Hospital, offers a range of inpatient and community-based services for people with mental illness across the lifespan in the Northern Mallee Region. We promote and provide a work environment that embraces professional development and supports staff to maximize growth through internal and external education including Trauma Informed Care, Mental State Examinations, Psychiatric Assessment and more. We also offer an environment that genuinely cares about the health and wellbeing of all staff.
About the Positions:
The Interprofessional Mental Health Early Careers Program offers allied health and nursing professionals a fully supported learning program that is delivered within a positive and safe environment. It aims to develop new skills, knowledge, applied experience and values for early career professionals to become effective members of the multi-disciplinary mental health team.
A comprehensive orientation
Rotations within different teams/settings
Professional development days
A personalised learning plan and study time
Regular 1:1 discipline specific supervision
Supervision with a Board Approved Supervisor
Group supervision program
Discovery day opportunities to learn about other programs
Support from a Psychology Educator
You are a Provisional Psychologist and have recently completed your 5th year of psychology qualification and are on the pathway to becoming a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. You are intending to complete your Psychology Internship (6th year) in 2024.
Successful applicants with have an authentic desire to improve the lives of people with mental health conditions and to develop a career in an interprofessional setting. Your will be a keen and curious learner and passionate about delivering a high standard of care to consumers, families, carers and supporters. Candidates must meet the necessary key selection criteria outlined in the relevant position descriptions.
Positions are available to commence end of Jan 2024. These are offered as full-time on a fixed term 12-month basis. This program is derived from the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health system recommendations.
Some of the Employee Benefits:
Salary packaging options to increase your take-home pay
Access to MBPH Health and Wellbeing program
Location in a beautiful, vibrant region on the Victorian side of the Murray River, close to NSW and SA
Reduced commuting time to work
How we model our values:
- MBPH employees are 3% more satisfied compared to other health services, a 7.8% increase from 2022
- 7:10 employees live and breathe our MBPH HEART Values
- 86% of employees feel a sense of accomplishment from their work
- 94% say they can use their skills and knowledge in their job
- 79% of employees feel included, which is a 1.3% increase above the Victorian Public Sector
- 9.8% increase in satisfaction with work/life balance since 2022
- Priority on learning and development of staff has increased by 10% since 2022
How to Apply:
For a copy of position description and/or further information on the hospital, please visit our website: https://www.mbph.org.au/careers/career-opportunities/. For further information on the positions contact Psychology Educator, Kate French on 03 5022 3500 or [email protected]
Enquiries can also be directed to Human Resources at [email protected]
Please note that the Department of Health requires all health care workers in Victorian public hospitals to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. For those over the age of 18, this means 3 Covid-19 vaccinations are required. For those under the age of 18, 2 Covid-19 vaccinations are required. For further information, please visit the Department of Health website: Vaccination for healthcare workers | health.vic.gov.au
A valid Working with Children Check and a National Police Check (undertaken in the last three months) are required.
Applications close: 1 March 2024