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Psychologist: Gisborne

RWAV

  • Part-time three days per week
  • Flexible hours
  • Salary packaging
  • CPD leave
  • Great team environment
  • Employer of Choice for gender equality
  • * This position may attract a Relocation/Retention and Community Grant of up to $16,000
Do you want to make improvements to the lives of children and adults? An exciting opportunity exists to provide direct generalist counselling services to the community around the Gisborne and Macedon Ranges region within a multidisciplinary framework.

You will deliver and provide psychology services to the pediatric and youth community as well as support the MRH community health practice through group work and health promotion.

Working across different funding streams including NDIS, you will provide casework, referral, and advocacy to clients through individual and family group therapy work. Ensuring culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and/or disadvantaged residents receive equitable access to services.

Key Selection Criteria: (please address this in your application)
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Psychology
  • Current registration AHPRA
  • Experience in paediatric and youth mental health management
  • Experience in community health or a community-based setting
  • Working with behavioural issues, emotional dysregulation, self-harming, suicidal ideations, family therapy, parenting a child with a disability
  • Competence in evidence-based therapies -CBT and its variants – ACT, DBT, etc
  • Good diagnostic/formulation/risk assessment skills. Evidence-based therapy for mood, anxiety (often in the context of grief, trauma).
  • Experience in the provision of group work
  • Knowledge of legislation relevant to your role, including Accreditation requirements
  • Demonstrated analytical, written & verbal skills (English)
  • Demonstrated Initiative & ability to work innovatively & unsupervised, both independently & within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to liaise across the full spectrum of health and welfare services
  • Evidence of flexibility in approach to service delivery
  • Computer literacy
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for participating in the development of innovative models of care
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check and Working with Children Check
Macedon Ranges Health (MRH) - Supported by Benetas is an award-winning, independent, not-for-profit provider of primary health, community health, home care, and residential aged care across Victoria’s beautiful Macedon Ranges. The organisation has undergone tremendous growth over the last 18 months with the amalgamation of Benetas and the establishment of a new $6M Primary Health Care Centre, with onsite medical practice, pharmacy, pathology, and café.

Gisborne is a large town nestled in the beautiful Macedon Ranges shire and known for its country homesteads, tree-lined streets, restaurants, and cafes. The region is recognised for its cool-climate wines and breathtaking scenery, native forests and heritage sites including the famous Hanging Rock. A close-knit rural community only 1 hour from Melbourne.

To apply: Send your resume with a cover letter answering the Essential Criteria to screeningahn@rwav.com.au or call 03 9349 7837 for a confidential chat.

Benetas takes pride in being a diverse and inclusive employer. We respect and value differences and we encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to apply. Benetas is a recognised leader in Gender Equality,

Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) is a not-for-profit government-funded organisation improving health care for rural, regional, and Aboriginal communities in Victoria.

 

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Allied Health,Psychology / CounsellingRWAV
Location VIC
Job Reference Number 243991
Classification Allied Health,Psychology / Counselling
Sub Classification Podiatry,Psychology / Counselling
Job Type Part Time,Permanent
Estimated Salary Package Salary packaging, fleet car, $16k relocation and community grant
Closing Date 02-08-2021

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