Psychologist Mental Health Inpatient Unit - Bega

Illawarra, Victoria, au
Company: Southern NSW Local Health District
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-07-25 06:18:11
<div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"><b><img alt="" src="" style="width: 100%;" ><br > Employment Type<b>:&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;Part Time<br > <b>Location<b>: Bega<br > <b>Position Classification<b>:&nbsp;Psychologist<br > <b>Remuneration<b>: $34.34 - $51.05 per hour<br > <b>Hours Per Week<b>:&nbsp;20<br > <b>Requisition ID<b>:&nbsp;REQ246195<br > <b>Applications Close<b>: 30 July 2021<br > <b>Interviews<b>: Interviews to be held within 21 days of closing date<br > <br > <br > <b>Where you&#39;ll be working<b><br > At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.<br > <br > There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our <a href="">website<a>.<br > <br > Bega &ndash; the rural heartland of the Sapphire Coast halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, a short drive to beautiful sandy beaches and national park wilderness. Just 3 hours to Canberra with the perfect climate to the outdoors all year round, including whale watching between June and November. The pretty valley is a beautiful base for exploring gorgeous beaches, tranquil waterways and beautiful national parks.<br > <br > To see what it is like to live and work in Bega &ndash; click here: <a href="">Imagine Rural - Southern NSW Local Health District<a><br > <br > <b>What you&#39;ll be doing<b> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;">The Psychologist provides professional and independent application of evidence-based psychological treatments to a range of behavioural, emotional, addiction, psychosocial and health problems. Collaboratively supports recovery and quality of life goals including consumers from the Acute Mental Health Unit and community setting.<div> <div> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial"><b>Selection Criteria<b><p> <ol> <li>Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Psychologist.<li> <li>Demonstrated experience in Mental Health Drug and Alcohol.<li> <li>Demonstrated understanding of the concept and principles of mental health rehabilitation and recovery and demonstrated experience and skills using a collaborative, strengths based approach to the care of mental health consumers.<li> <li>Proven ability to think critically, problem solve and make timely, sound clinical decisions whilst working autonomously.<li> <li>Demonstrated expertise in clinical leadership and clinical supervision to mental health clinicians from all disciplines, upholding standards of clinical practice, and critically analyse, review and develop relevant policies and procedures.<li> <li>Demonstrated experience in running group interventions for consumers of Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services.<li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively and engage and collaborate with consumers, their families and carers andor other stakeholders, and a demonstrated high level proficiency in computer literacy.<li> <li>Evidence of a current unrestricted drivers&rsquo; licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drivetravel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays.<li> <ol> <div> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><br > Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa. For more information, please see <a href=""><a><br > <br > <b style="font-size: 10pt;">Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases&nbsp;<b><br > <span style="font-size: 10pt;">This is a Category &lsquo;A&rsquo; position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive&nbsp;<span><a href="" style="font-size: 10pt;">PD2020_017<a><span style="font-size: 10pt;">. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.<span><br > <br > <span style="font-size: 10pt;">OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.&nbsp;<span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial;">

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