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Job Number : 30503
Type and Location : Health / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 24 Jun 2020
Psychologist (Grade 2) - Community Care
  • Join a dedicated multidisciplinary team!
  • Psychologist Grade 2 - Ongoing Full Time position (Part Time considered)
  • North West Community Care Unit - Broadmeadows

Life With Us:

  • The North West Community Care Unit (NWCCU) provides a 24-hour community based residential rehabilitation program to people who experience long term serious mental illness and disability. 
  • The CCU is a therapeutic environment in which rehabilitation programs are tailored to meet individual resident needs.
  • The residents are people who require high levels of clinical support and intensive rehabilitation to support their mental health and daily living.
  • There may be scope to work collaboratively with our Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC) to support an integrated model of care with NWCCU.

  A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Provide psychological assessments, intervention and psychotherapy to identified consumers
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team, provide psychological assessments, intervention and psychotherapy to identified consumers
  • Work collaboratively with families/carers and community partners utilising the recovery model of care
  • Plan and facilitate therapeutic groups, and also provide consultation to other members of the team,
  • Work with the leadership group and allied health to review, implement and evaluate the NWCCU group program

 Your Contribution:

  • Theoretical knowledge of Psychological clinical interventions in mental health
  • Demonstrated evidence of professional development in a number of areas relevant to practicing as a Psychologist in a mental health setting
  • Demonstrated skill in providing a range of Psychological assessments and individual interventions to the clients and their carers
  • Demonstrated capacity for initiative and an ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organisational and written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in Public Health and Community Case Management 
  • Current driver’s license

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
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement

Contact Details
Ross Yassine and/or Victoria Calleja on 9301 7777



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