Position Details

Reference Number 171991
Position Title Clinical Psychologist - Therapy program
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location 131 Myers Street
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Opportunity to combine a high quality career and a high quality life
  • Develop your skills within a supportive and intimate team in an evolving service
  • Fixed PT –48 hrs per f/night (Parental Leave Relief)- Ongoing options available
  • Relocation packages and assistance available for all suitable applicants

Barwon Health’s Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Service (MHDAS) is seeking an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join our innovative Therapy Service.  You will join our team of specialist clinicians to provide direct clinical work, both individually and in groups, using therapies such as DBT, ACT, EMDR and CPT. We have developed the design, delivery and evaluation of our Therapy Services Programs to enhance treatment outcomes for consumers in public mental health.

About the facility

Barwon Heath Mental Health Drugs & Alcohol Services are actively building upon our nationally recognised reputation for innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are consumer centred, accessible and recovery orientated. Our Mental Health Therapy Services develops and provides evidenced-based psychological treatment for consumers of the Barwon Health's Community Mental Health Teams with a focus on delivering services for those experiencing personality disorders and/or a history of trauma. The service contributes to increasing capacity across MHDAS to utilise and deliver specialist assessment and therapies.

About the Role

As the successful applicant in the inter-professional MHDAS Therapy Program you will:

  • Provide specialist psychological assessments and therapies to MHDAS consumers in line with consumers’ individual care and treatment plans
  • Provide clinical leadership and contribute to service quality improvement within the Therapy Service and across MHDAS
  • Increase capacity across MHDAS to utilise and deliver specialist psychological assessments and therapies to MHDAS consumers
  • Provide clinical leadership and professional supervision for psychologists and students in Barwon Health

We pride ourselves in team work and flexibility, and encourage all interested Clinical Psychologists to apply for this position.

What we offer

  • Relocation assistance & packages available
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
    • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
    • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Minimum of 5 years experience working with complex mental health presentations
Essential: Endorsed as a clinical psychologist and holds supervision status with Psychology Board
Essential: Experience in delivery of best practice treatment for personality and/or complex trauma
Desirable: Experience in development or review of therapy services/interventions
Desirable: Demonstrates a high level of reflective practice and interprofessional collaboration
Desirable: Demonstrates capacity to work with uncertainty and thrive in change environments
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Amy Langbein 
Contact Person Job Title Manager, therapy service 
Contact Number 0448 377 500 
Contact Email amyla@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Katie Quick 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 8502 
Closing Date 07/11/2021
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.