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Senior Psychologists Adult Mental Health

  • : Monash Health
  • : 15-Sep-2020
  • : All Melbourne VIC

Psychology specific positions (not case management) are available in our Agile Psychological Medicine Clinics (Mental Health Program)

  • New psychology roles providing brief psychological treatment to clients presenting as distressed, depressed, anxious and in situational crises
  • Make a difference to the lives of our clients by providing timely and flexible psychological interventions (in person and telehealth)
  • Be part of a strong and supportive clinical team where we support each other to do interesting and challenging work
  • Enviable Professional and Leadership development opportunities available

About Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of focus areas. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne's population across the entire life span from newborns and children, to adults, the elderly, and their families and carers.

About Psychology & Specialist Services

Psychology and Specialist Services at Monash Health offers regular professional supervision, peer support, and the opportunity for career development to all of our 180 psychologists. We established Australia's first Psychology Registrar and Graduate Education Program to support our early career psychologists and to support senior psychologists to maintain PsyBA supervisor status. Additional benefits include salary packaging, five weeks annual leave (pro rata) and paid professional development leave.

About The Role

Monash Health Mental Health program has strengthened our front end services. This increased capacity means shorter wait times to access treatment for people seeking help, continuity of care and improved therapeutic effectiveness

At Agile Psychological Medicine Clinics (aPM) we believe our community should have access to therapeutic care at their first interaction with our mental health services

By partnering with our triage and emergency points of contact, aPM offers people access to personalised therapeutic interventions at the time that they are seeking help

To deliver this we need smart and experienced psychologists with clinical and/or forensic endorsement and board approval as a supervisor (or being willing and able to undertake suitable training)

Our clients have a range of backgrounds, presenting issues and therapy goals and you will need to employ a flexible therapeutic approach to obtain maximum benefit for each client. Client and therapist rated outcome measures (feedback-informed-treatment) are routinely used and these consistently demonstrate improvement, even after just a few treatment sessions

About You:

  • You are an accomplished psychologist with at least 5 years post-registration experience
  • You are a flexible thinker with the capacity to self-manage
  • You have experience delivering mental health interventions
  • You lead by example, thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based psychological treatment to all clients
  • You are motivated to provide mentoring, supervising and clinical leadership to junior colleagues
  • You are in interested in a psychology specific role in public mental health

What You Need:

  • Current PsyBA registration with clinical and/or forensic endorsement
  • At least 5 years experience as a registered psychologist
  • Board approval as a supervisor or be eligible and willing to undertake board-approved supervisor training
  • Current drivers license and Working with Children Check
  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • strong supportive Psychology Directorate with opportunities for you to develop your clinical skills and knowledge and leadership skills
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

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