• Full Time
  • Whyalla

SA Health

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Community Mental Health (MH) Rehabilitation Services
  • Location: Whyalla
  • Salary: $66,469 – $99,241 p.a AHP1 / AHP2 – Ongoing Full Time

Please note this is a multi class position as either AHP1 or AHP2 classification will be determined upon qualifications and experience.

The Psychologist applies clinical experience, clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the consumers of the services within the Local Health Network (LHN) Mental Health (MH) service and the local community.

The Psychologist works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical support and supervision of other psychologists allied health professionals, and students. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Psychologist utilises a range of psychological assessments and psychological interventions, including evidence-based therapeutic approaches, early psychological interventions, individual and family approaches, group programs, and community development programs as required.

Operationally you will be responsible to the Network Manager through the Team Leader (TL) CMHRS, and will be responsible for clinical outcomes to the Clinical Director CHSALHN MHS through the TL CMHRS and Clinical Lead Psychiatrist. You will receive clinical supervision, advice and support from the Advanced Clinical Lead (ACL) Psychology or Senior Psychologist / Clinical Psychologist under formal arrangement in accordance with the CHSA LHN Allied Health Clinical Support Framework, and PBA requirements.

The successful applicant must hold an appropriate Degree or equivalent qualification and general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA).

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing.

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