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Job Number : 42125
Type and Location : Clinical / VIC - Other
Listed By : Grampians Health on 9 May 2024
Clinical Psychology Graduate position

Clinical Psychology Graduate position
Fixed term position until July 2026
Part time 0.8 per fortnight

Join our experienced team of Clinical Psychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists in the Psychology Department at Grampians Health Ballarat, and complete your endorsement program while gaining invaluable experience in a regional health setting.

About the role

As a member of the Psychology team you will be an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, gaining experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

As a Grade 2 Psychologist you will have experience and knowledge in the relevant branch of your profession. This position is primarily loacted at the Queen Elizabeth Centre. Primary job requirements involve the provision of clinical psychology services in the area of your specialisation at Grampians Health.

You will also support the senior staff to enhance team building and excellence within the team and Allied Health.

As a Grade 2 Psychologist you may be expected to work in various locations and programs within Grampians Health and regional /external services.

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • A commitment to person-centred care
  • Excellent knowledge of psychological assessment, diagnosis and intervention
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • A commitment to ongoing learning
  • Strong commitment to Grampians Health' values of teamwork, respect, accountability and compassion.

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities.

Our communities are diverse – as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the state’s fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Applications must address selection criteria in writing and be submitted online at Grampians Health - eRecruit (

For further information please contact Dr Sarah McKinnon, Director of Psychology, [email protected], on 0403 449 642, or Karyn Newnham, Senior Clinical Psychologist, [email protected],  on (03) 5320 3700.

Before commencement, it is essential that applicants are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Applicants for this position must be eligible for enrolment in the registrar program.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Contact Details
Dr Sarah McKinnon, Director of Psychology, [email protected], on 0403 449 642, or Karyn Newnham, Senior Clinical Psychologist, [email protected], on (03) 5320 3700.

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