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Job Number : 28211
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Calvary Health Care Bethlehem on 31 Jul 2019
Clinical Psychologist Grade 2 - Casual

We are seeking an experienced Grade 2 Clinical or Health Psychologist to join our psychology department within the multidisciplinary team. 

Clinical Psychologist Grade 2 – Casual 1 day per week

 

  • Appropriately qualified and experienced Grade 2 Clinical or Health Psychologist required for a casual 8 hours per week position
  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
  • Calvary Health Care Bethlehem (CHCB) is a Catholic Health Care facility committed to neuropallitive treatment and care 
  • Full EBA benefits and excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

This is a wonderful and rare opportunity to join our Clinical Psychology team, working with experienced senior clinicians as part of a broad multidisciplinary team who have a strong reputation for being supportive, innovative and exceptional.  Working across inpatient and outpatient service streams, Clinical Psychology provide assessment and treatment for patients with diverse and complex psychiatric clinical presentations associated with progressive neurological and palliative conditions. Given the challenging nature of psychological treatment for life-limiting conditions, we are seeking a clinician with experience, good clinical acumen and sensitivity. An awareness of modifications to treatment methods that may be required in neurological illness would be valuable. There is also opportunity to participate in research as part of an internationally recognised progressive neurological disease research team.

 What you bring 

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Clinical or Health Psychology
  • Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency; Clinical endorsement is desirable
  • Current clinical knowledge in the field of progressive neurology is desirable
  • Ability to work well within an interdisciplinary team 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission-based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

Other benefits related to this role at CHCB includes regular professional supervision and professional development opportunities, Wellness Program, Employee Assistance Program. 

 About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

CHCB enjoys a multi-cultural and diverse workforce, and is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and safe workplace where staff are valued and given the opportunity to participate fully.

Work location:

CHCB is a 32 bed health care facility providing a range of inpatient, community and ambulatory services for palliative care and progressive neurological conditions.  Calvary is currently redeveloping the CHCB Public Hospital as part of an integrated health precinct on its site in Caulfield. This means that the current public hospital will be re-built to provide modern contemporary health care accommodation alongside complementary Calvary services including residential aged care and community care. CHCB has therefore been relocated to an alternative site in Parkdale while the re-build on the Caulfield site is undertaken.

How to join the team

Quyeries can be directed to Dr Sarah Velissaris, Senior Clinical Psychologist [Email: sarah.velissaris@calvarycare.org.au; Ph: 9595 3481]

To apply for this role, please submitt your application via the Calvary Careers portal: https://calvarycareers.mercury.com.au/ 

Emailed applications will not be accepted, all applications must be submitted via the portal.

Please submit a CV with two referees and a cover letter outlining experience relevant to the role expectation, teamwork and communication sections of the position description.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Closing date:  Close of business 21st August 2019.





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