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Psychologist - Aged Persons’ Mental Health Service

South West Healthcare

About the role South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a motivated and skilled person to join the Aged Persons' Mental Health Service (APMHS). As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will provide a service which includes direct clinical treatment to consumers, families and carers including short and long term case management. The role includes assessment and evidence based treatment interventions of a high standard as well as delivery of outreach support to consumers in their own environment, residential care facilities and in other settings as indicated by clinical guidelines.

Our Psychologists work using systematic mechanisms that ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, carers and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to SWH. This is a permanent full-time position (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO with an immediate commencement date. This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV).

What you bring As a Psychologist you will demonstrate excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model. Previous experience in working with elderly consumers experiencing mental health difficulties or ongoing case management would be an advantage. Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential.

A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must. Applicants must have registration with AHPRA as a Registered Psychologist. What we offer You will enjoy benefits such as: Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions; Regional mental health workforce incentive grant; Internal and external professional development opportunities; Ongoing clinical supervision; A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs; Excellent terms and conditions of employment; Relocation support available.

Who we are As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status. SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, ment.

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Date22 November 2022

Location -

type Full Time

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