Position Details


Reference Number 157852
Position Title Clinical/Counselling/Health Psychologist (Grade 2)
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • This maternity leave part time (20 hours per week) role is a unique opportunity based at the McKellar Centre in North Geelong
  • Provide psychological assessment and consumer-centred intervention within the inpatient and community rehabilitation centre.
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supportive environment within the psychology department and rehabilitation teams.

About the facility

Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is a recently upgraded facility located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. The centre is a 100 bed inpatient facility offering rehabilitation in Palliative care, Geriatric evaluation and management, Stroke, Trauma, orthopaedic and amputee service. The McKellar Centre offers a range of professional rehabilitation and aged care services. It is situated on a vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment.

About the role

The successful applicant will be responsible for psychological assessment and consumer-centred intervention within the inpatient and community rehabilitation centres.   This role is responsible for ensuring contemporary evidence-based psychology services for rehabilitation clients within this setting.  You will also be required to provide consultation to the rehabilitation team in relation to psychological issues associated with injury or medical conditions with the aim of maximizing the efficacy of the full range of rehabilitation interventions delivered.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken. Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Desirable: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Masters or Doctoral level qualification in Clinical, Health or Counselling Psychology.
Essential: General registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Essential: Proven ability to work with clients who have a variety of psychological and psychiatric conditions as a consequence of loss of function related to a medical condition
Essential: Proven ability to provide evidence based interventions for people with psychological and/or psychiatric conditions.
Essential: Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
Desirable: Eligibility for membership with the Australian Psychological Society
Contact Person Jennifer Todd 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0435 445 146 
Closing Date 20/10/2018
Position Description
File name 
Clin Health Coun Psych Grade 2 Position Description CRC Jan 2018.docx Open
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.