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Job Number : 29104
Type and Location : Health / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 4 Nov 2019
Clinical Psychologist Grade 3/ Senior Grade 2
  • Clinical Psychologist Grade 3/Senior Grade 2
  • Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit – Mid West Area based at Sunshine Hospital
  • Part Time 64 hours per fortnight, Fixed Term until December 2020

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (North West, Mid West, Inner West and Northern).

AMHRU is seeking an energetic and experienced Clinical Psycholgist to join our clinical team.  Successful applicants will be rewarded with excellent professional supports and further professional development opportunities, within an environment that fosters initiative and creativity.


Life with Us:

  • We provide medium to long-term residential treatment and recovery for clients who have unremitting and severe symptoms of mental illness with multiple and complex needs.
  • Twenty Six secure extended care beds are positioned across Inner West, Mid West and South West.
  • This service represents the highest level of care on the continuum of mental health services.

About The Role:

  • An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Clinical Psychologist Grade 3  to be part of the team within NWMH’s Secure Extended Care Unit
  • The Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation (AMHRU) Unit is a Secure Extended Care facility serving three Area mental Health Services within Metropolitan Melbourne.
  • The service provides intensive assessment and treatment to consumers suffering from enduring psychosis who may also be experiencing a number of other complex issues

           A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with clients, families and other service providers.
  • You will be rewarded with excellent professional supports and further professional development opportunities, within an environment that fosters initiative and creativity.
  • Opportunity to work with a team that strives for excellence

Your Contribution:

  • Well developed clinical skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience working with client with complex mental health issues.
  • Registration as a Psychologist under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with practice endorsement as a Clinical, Forensic or Clinical Neuro Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Grade 3; or Grade 2 with minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Part Time Fixed, 64 Hrs per Fortnight- until December 2020

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support    program and Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research


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Contact Details
Contact Name Fiona Connally

Contact Phone 83451245

Alternate Contact Name Carl Zabel/Bernadette Jenner

Alternate Contact Phone 92887000

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