Senior Clinical Psychologist

  • : Mercy Health
  • : 22-Nov-2020
  • : All Melbourne VIC

Senior Clinical Psychologist


This is a part time parental leave cover position located in the heart of Footscray at Saltwater Mental Health Clinic. A recently refurbished building with great access to public transport and diverse local food. You will be providing psychological interventions as part of a recovery focused multi-disciplinary team, who work with people experiencing mental illness and mental health problems that live within the Maribyrnong/Hobson’s Bay Area. You will be working within a recovery based framework providing assessments, therapy, and supervision. 

  • Part Time Fixed Term Maternity Leave cover
  • Senior Psychology Role, P3 - 0.6 EFT until 29/10/2021
  • Great opportunity for senior clinical work, program development, and supervision of staff
  • Great opportunity to maximise your skills as a Clinical Psychologist


  • Registered with AHPRA as a Clinical Psychologist, with at least 5 years’ experience in practice
  • Experience in delivering treatment or care to people experiencing mental illness, and their families, using a recovery based framework in a community mental health setting
  • Experience in delivering evidence based psychological interventions, including CBT, ACT, DBT, or trauma based therapies
  • Organised and a team player, who has experience in working within a multi-disciplinary team, and has participated in program development as part of that role.
  • Certification and experience in delivering supervision to other clinical psychologists


Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:  

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services 

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self (at) Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.


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