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Job Number : 28071
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : St John of God Health Care on 10 Jul 2019
Psychologist (Grade 3)

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.


With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.


St John of God Pinelodge Clinic, located in Melbourne’s South East, is a 54-bed private hospital offering specialised psychiatric and drug and alcohol treatment and care, with in-patient services, day-patient therapy programs and a community outreach service.


The Position


Our Allied Health team are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Psychologist (Grade 3) to develop and deliver innovative programs that provide high-level clinical care to patients/clients within a group or individual basis across a variety of acute and psychiatric specialties.   By leading by example, this rewarding role will provide you with the opportunity to mentor and guide other members of staff to promote and excel their careers. 


This position will be offered on a temporary part time contract (until January 2020), working 68.4 hours per fortnight.


The Benefits:

  • A dedicated and experienced team environment with supportive leadership.

  • Incredible team of Caregivers, and support from wider hospital teams.

  • Values driven organisation.

  • Strong focus on continuous professional development.

  • Salary Packaging, Employee benefits and discounts.

  • Culturally diverse area located only minutes from the Monash Freeway


The successful candidate will have:

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.

  • Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) with Clinical supervision endorsement.

  • Extensive knowledge and clinical experience at a senior level in the use of a variety of contemporary psychotherapeutic techniques e.g. Group and individual therapy using CBT, DBT, Schema-Focused Therapy and/or ACT modalities.

  • Experience in the use of evidence based best practice treatments for both short term, longer term, and time limited therapy.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in clinical research and evidence based practise methodologies.

  • Experience in providing clinical education and supervision to junior staff and students


    * All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description)


    St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


Contact Details
For a confidential conversation about this position please contact Shelley Cooper, Director of Clinical Services on 0429 545 888.

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