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Psychologist – Maryborough

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 07-Jun-2018
  • : Maryborough VIC 3465

Position Description:

Maryborough Behavioural Health (MBH) are seeking a motivated qualified Psychologist / Mental Health Practitioner to provide high quality psychological assessment, diagnosis and counselling to a wide range of clients from diverse backgrounds and demographics in Maryborough and the surrounding region. Working within a regional private practice setting, you will be expected to apply your psychological knowledge and evidence based practice to assist clients with their emotional, mental, or behavioural problems.

Your package and benefits include:

  • Full time or part time capacity – flexible working hours

  • Annual CPD allowance and post graduate study assistance available

  • Competitive percentage of billings arrangement offered

  • Relocation assistance available

  • Peer supervision/mentorship available

  • Administration support and latest technology

MBH offer a wide range of quality psychological services undertaken within an individuals area and level of expetise with due regard to ethical, legal and profession prescribed that are evidence based and scientifically supported. Specialising in helping women experiencing life transition and adjustment difficulties, however services for men adolescents and aging adults is a large part of the client demographic.

The clinic prides their performance on servicing the needs of the Maryborough and surrounding community providing confidentiality, convenience and comfort in their approach.

Scope:

Apply psychological knowledge and theory, derived from research, to assist clients with their emotional, mental or behavioral problems by using psychological assessment, formulation and diagnosis based on biological, social and psychological factors, and applying therapeutic interventions using a scientist practitioner approach. Such practice is undertaken within an individuals area and level of expertise and with due regard to ethical, legal, and profession prescribed standards.

MBH Treatment Approaches include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Mindfulness

Essential criteria:

  • AHPRA Registration General or Clinical (No limited or provisional)

  • Medicare provider number (or eligibility)

  • Broad range of assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills (desirable)

Practice Details:

Maryborough Behavioural Health (MBH) provide a modern, comfortable and professional clinic environment with a strong referral network and established waiting lists.

Conveniently located in the heart of Maryborough on the main street a short distance from the hospital you will  have ample car parking and the option to walk to work if desired.

MBH are flexible with leave arrangements, contract on negotiation and employment will be on a percentage of billings basis.

The clinic utilises a fully automated practice management and billing system using the latest cloud based technology with the funds being deposited to your account the next day.

Medicare and private health fund claiming is fully integrated with EFTPOS and you will have further access to a part time administrator weekly to support.

About Maryborough:

Maryborough is a regional city centrally located between Bendigo and Ballarat and only 2 hours from Melbourne.

Maryborough has an area of high need, lower socio economic status and high unemployment rates highlight a growing need for this profession. A majority of MBH clients are bulk billed with large socio economic needs including depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues and coping difficulties are common.

There is a high demand for children’s services and drug and alcohol services. Maryborough is an affordable and safe community to live and work in, with modern conveniences available. The larger regional centres of Bendigo and Ballarat are both only under one hour’s drive away whilst Castlemaine is a short 35 minutes in duration.

Solo or Group Practice:

Group Practice

Regional Information 

The spectacular Grampians and Mount Arapiles rise above the vast plains of sheep and wheat in this part of Victoria providing a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks, and breathtaking scenic attractions.

The Great Ocean Road is a must-see – the famous road follows the rugged coast from Melbourne to the South Australian border making for a scenic road trip.

Key features:

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Otway Ranges

  • Grampians

  • Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool

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