Psychologist – Team Leader
12 months part time fixed term contract leadership opportunity for an experienced Psychologist with an established mental health background to join our team (64 hours per fortnight) at The Southport Private Hospital
About the Role
The Mental Health Ward at The Southport Private Hospital, has an opportunity for an experienced Psychologist to our team. This leadership position oversees the provision of psychologist services in our 48 bed mental health unit and group therapy day programmes. This is a fixed term contract to cover 12 months maternity leave.
Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, the Psychologist -Team Leader will provide line management and leadership for the mental health team. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the department overseeing the psychology team.
You will also be supported and guided by a close-knit team to ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered in line with the care values and strategic direction of the Hospital and Ramsay Health Care.
You will be a qualified Psychologist with proven experience leading and organising evidenced based therapeutic group therapy and both outpatient and inpatient programs. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of organisational and problem solving skills. Strong leadership skills are key to this role as you will be leading and supporting a diverse team of health professionals.
This role will suit someone with a passion for a high standard of client care and with strong knowledge of industry best-practice in the field.
You will also bring;
- Recognised Tertiary qualifications as a Psychologist
- Full registration with AHPRA or Professional body.
- Training & experience in therapeutic group leadership
- Demonstrated ability to plan and organise effective customer focused services
- Ability to lead, manage and mentor a team
- Post graduate qualifications discipline specific or Mental Health specific
About the Organisation
The Southport Private Hospital provides comprehensive mental health and rehabilitation services to the Gold Coast and wider community. Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia's largest provider of private mental health services, The Southport Private Hospital is located at the heart of the Gold Coast only minutes from the beach.
Modern gym, art classes and music room are just some of the many services that will set this department apart from other mental health services on the gold coast. The newly renovated and refurbished facility houses the latest technology and equipment to assist the caring team of medical professionals in providing a top-quality, comprehensive service. Patients will feel at home in a warm and comfortable environment which includes facilities such as spacious courtyard, hairdresser, café and wholesome meals.
Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected private hospital operator, Southport Private Hospital is centrally located on the Gold Coast. Ramsay Health Care is a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practising the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1972. Benefits of working with us include;
- Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
- Extensive Employee assistance program
- Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.
On offer is a base hourly rate ranging from; $58.48 to $61.83 + superannuation and based on experience (Qld Allied Health Professionals P04.1 to P04.3)
To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of Immunity to specific infectious diseases.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Valerie Bailey, Nurse Unit Manager on ph: 07 5671 8100.