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Job Number : 22472
Type and Location : Psychologist / Sydney
Listed By : St Vincents Private Hospital on 13 Sep 2017
Clinical Psychologist

USPACE: Young Adult Mental Health Unit


St Vincent’s Private Hospital is a 270 bed acute care hospital. St Vincent’s Private Hospital is a Magnet designated facility which demonstrates it’s high level of leadership, staff empowerment and professional practice and creates an exciting, innovative place to work. Critical to our success is achieving a great patient experience through excellence in compassionate care. 

St Vincent's Private Hospital is leading the way with Psychiatric services for young adults (16-30) with early psychosis and mood disorders. Offering a 20 bed purpose built inpatient unit, diagnostic specific Day Programs and an Outreach Service, in addition to Outpatient Consultation suites.


We are looking for clinicians who are highly motivated and who thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment. Interested clinicians must have the relevant qualifications and demonstrated clinical experience in working in mental health especially with young people. Our service is a rapidly evolving one and we are keen to recruit clinicians interested in service development and evaluation.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. SVPHS is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.


As SVPHS is a not for profit hospital, staff are also eligible to “Package” up to $9010 per year, making this portion of your income tax free, maximizing your take home pay. In addition we also offer a “Meal Entertainment” card, which enables you to have fun dinning out with friends and family, whilst further reducing your taxable income.

Essential Criteria:


  • Current registration in the relevant discipline with APHRA
  • Minimum 3 years [full-time equivalent] clinical experience in mental health
  • Experience in working with young people
  • Ability to provide group based therapies
  • Commitment to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development in a mental health related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Willingness to work according to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of the Sisters of Charity Health Services.


Application Instructions:

Applicants are requested to apply online and to address the selection criteria. Applications should include a statement addressing the selection criteria to be considered. When completing the application process, you will be asked to attach your CV. Please ensure that your attachments are either in MS Word or PDF file formats and that they have been scanned with virus protection software.


Criminal record and/or child protection checks will be conducted and will form part of the selection criteria for this role. Employment with the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive. 


We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. As part of SVHA’s commitment to the federal government’s employment parity initiative, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.




Contact Details
Kate Harel

Ph: 02 8382 9770

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