- Part Time 40 hours/fortnight
- Flexible hours including school hours
- Join us at an exciting time for Casey Hospital with
expansion works underway
- Be a part of a thriving team in a growth corridor
About Acute Community Intervention Services (ACIS)
Acute Community intervention Services (ACIS) is at the front
end of service delivery with the priority to help a person to remain in or
return to their local community as quickly as possible. Interventions are tailored to individual
consumer and family needs as well as circumstances. ACIS includes, The Crisis
Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT) and mental Health Hospital in The Home (MH
HiTH)CATT and MH HiTH, provides front line mental health assessment and care
for consumers with acute mental health concerns and/or high risk profiles.
About the Role
Psychologists employed within ACIS work in a
multidisciplinary team environment, including clinicians and medical staff.
Clinicians work two shifts per day, including; psychiatric nurses, social
workers, or occupational therapists. Medical staff include; medical officers,
psychiatric registrars, and consultant psychiatrists. Casey CATT staff value
the input of psychologists and access them for primary and secondary
consultations, as well as case discussions. ACIS also sits alongside the Emergency
Psychiatric Service (EPS), which includes the Enhanced Crisis Assessment and
Treatment Team (ECATT) operating from the Casey Emergency Department and Mental
Health and Police Service (MHaPS) providing a service operating from Narre
Warren Police Station. This position will benefit CATT consumers by assisting
with comprehensive assessment, collaborative treatment design, and appropriate
referrals to other service providers.
This role will find you working in both the Cranbourne and
Pakenham ACIS (formerly CATT) teams. Both teams are based at Casey Hospital.
You will assist with diagnostic clarification, treatment planning, and
discharge planning. This role also allows for brief intervention work and
Candidates will be encouraged to provide education to team
members and play a vital role in clinical review. Your role will also include
providing supervision to other psychologists, as well as psychology registrars
and students. You will be well supported by the psychology department in providing
this supervision, with careful attention paid to caseloads. You will be
provided with timely and high quality supervision.
What you need
- Appropriate post-graduate qualifications (Masters or
Doctoral Degree) in clinical psychology or forensic psychology in an Australian
Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited course
- AHPRA endorsement in clinical or forensic psychology
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the field of
Clinical Psychology at a minimum P2 (or equivalent) level
- Your experience will also include community based assessment
of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders
- A valid Working with Children Check
- A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
Your ongoing professional development will be supported and
valued by the service, with opportunities to receive and provide professional
development activities within Monash Health, as well as paid study leave to
attend external professional development activities in line with your learning
Monash Health will offer
- Friendly and supportive culture
- Ongoing supervision
- Professional development both internal and external
- Competitive salary
- Salary packaging
- Onsite secure parking
How to Apply
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment
opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity
and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our
pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a
current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of
employment being made.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by
email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash
Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.
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