Our client is seeking a Clinical Psychologist/ Clinical Psycholgy Registrar for their Mid-West Area Mental Health Service in Melbourne
THE COMMUNITY CARE UNIT is a 20 bed facility providing medium- to long-term residential
rehabilitation 24 hours a day, by supporting the recovery of people seriously affected by mental illness through supporting personal growth, resilience and healing to then develop or relearn skills in self-care, communication and social skills. All recovery planning is done collaboratively with the Multidisciplinary Team, consumers, carers and community agencies with the aim of all parties striving for better consumer outcomes in a least restrictive manner in accordance with Mental Health Act 2014, ultimately fostering the consumer’s integration into the broader community.
The purpose of the Clinical Psychologist / Clinical Psychology Registrar is to be an integral part of the
multidisciplinary team working collaboratively with consumers and their family/carers to provide discipline
specific assessment and treatment, (1:1 or group), whilst working within the recovery framework.
This position involves contributing to the group program at CCU providing psychoeducation, (evidencebased
therapeutic interventions), for consumers. This position will also be responsible for applying clinical
expertise and knowledge in the clinical review process and other multidisciplinary / interagency meetings
offered at CCU and across MWAMHS.
This position involves facilitating the learning of any student psychologist placed at CCU, with supervision of
the student being delivered by a senior psychologist. You will be required to assume the role of Key Clinician to an allocated group of clients, providing co-ordination and delivery of care from point of admission right through to discharge. This position reports to the Team Leader in the first instance and thereafter the Program Manager and / or Consultant Psychiatrist and will be supervised by a senior psychologist
Registration as a Psychologist under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation (AHPRA) National Law Act (2009) with practice endorsement as a Clinical, Forensic or Clinical Neuro Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (or eligibility to enter a registrar program as a clinical, forensic or clinical neuro psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia where relevant
Experience and expertise in neuropsychological screening / assessments and ability to translate findings
into recommendations for management / treatment planning
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