Psychologist - Wondakka and Community Mental Health (Multiple Positions)

Job no: 789773
Work type: Part time
Location: Adelaide Metro Northern
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health, Mental Health
  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Northern Mental Health, Elizabeth and Salisbury
  • Salary: $84,399 - $97,774 p.a. (pro rata) - AHP2 – Multiple Positions - Ongoing Part-Time, working 18.75 hours per week

South Australia has some of the best beaches, world famous wine regions, the Fringe Festival, the fantastic Adelaide Oval and enviable award-winning food and dining experiences. Adelaide consistently ranked in the world’s 10 most liveable cities throughout the 2010’s and in 2021 Adelaide was ranked the third most liveable city in the world. Adelaide has more affordable accommodation and less traffic congestion with easy access to all facilities from the beach to the Adelaide Hills and scenic regional areas. With a population of over 1,300,000, Adelaide has all of the advantages of bigger cities without the dense population and expense.

NALHN provides care to more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is a 443-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital which has links to the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University.  LMH provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services.

Modbury Hospital is a 220-bed, acute care teaching hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency services, Aged Care, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care. GP Plus Health Care Centres and Super Clinics.

With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.

In this key role as a Psychologist, you will provide skilled evidence based clinical psychology services to consumers, their families and carers. You will be expected to complete a range of clinical psychology duties such as conducting complex and comprehensive assessments of client needs, developing case formulations and developing, implementing and monitoring specialised and targeted psychological interventions/therapies, as well as providing consultancy within the team. 

In this role you will work collaboratively and liaise directly with medical, nursing, allied health staff and community mental health teams along with consumers and families/carers.  In this role you may liaise closely with a network of government and non-government organisations with the aim of maximising wellbeing, assisting stabilisation of mental health, rehabilitation, and building functional capacity for self-management. 

As a Psychologist you will apply clinical experience, increasing clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive and integrated services to the needs of consumers. In this role you will work under limited direct clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to less experienced staff, allied health assistants and students.

To be eligible for this position you must hold an appropriate degree (Master of Clinical Psychology) or equivalent qualification recognised by the PsyBA. You must hold general registration with the PsyBA.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 789773

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