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Psychologist/Group Therapist

Apply now Job no: 531944
Work type: Full time
Location: Shepparton Private Hospital
Categories: Allied Health Professionals

Group Therapist

An exciting and dynamic opportunity exists for experienced and motivated Psychologists or Group Therapists with relevant training to deliver evidenced-based group therapy at Shepparton Private Hospital. This is a Permanent Full-Time opportunity.

About the Role

This is a unique role requiring experience across many therapies. The individual will need a diverse skill level working with patients individually, within an inpatient group setting, and the capacity facilitate outpatient groups.

Therapy knowledge and experience required for this role are:

  • Firm knowledge base and confidence in delivery of psychoeducation and supportive counselling.
  • Familiarity with DBT concepts including distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy within a creative expression setting.
  • Provision of individual based interventions for substance use disorders (not as a focus but incidental). 
  • Provision of individual and group based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy interventions
  • Mentalisation based treatment for personality disorders.
  • Program reviews and development is also a key requirement of this position.
  • There is also an expectation that the individual can work both autonomously and within a multidisciplinary setting.


About you

  • Post-graduate mental health qualifications. Masters level desirable.
  • Current general registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency) or PACFA (Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia)
  • Experience in various evidence-based psychotherapy approaches;- CBT, DBT, ACT, trauma-informed.
  • Demonstrated group therapy experience in acute and outpatient mental health
  • Demonstrated experience providing individual mental health intervention
  • Demonstrated group therapy experience in mental health
  • Demonstrated high standard of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving & negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in program development and implementation
  • Commitment to excellence in continuous quality improvement
  • Demonstrated capacity to work within a team as well as autonomously


About the Organisation

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

Ramsay Health Care also offers;

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services and financial services



Everyone who joins Ramsay:

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19, including a third dose if required under State health orders
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases


If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Jason Campbell

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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