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Senior Psychologist

Metro North, QLD

Permanent

$115049 - $123799

Social Worker

• Deliver clinical mental health services in the areas of assessment, intervention, treatment planning and evaluation for adults with severe and enduring mental health needs, within a community mental health setting

• Permanent Full-time

• Based in Ipswich, a great opportunity to work closer to home

About the role

The purpose of this position is to deliver clinical mental health services in the areas of assessment, intervention, treatment planning and evaluation for adults with severe and enduring mental health needs, within a community mental health setting. The Senior Psychologist will work collaboratively with a range of internal and external providers and organisations and will be responsible and accountable for the provision of consumer focused, family inclusive and evidence-based care.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a high level of specialist psychological services in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards, including assessment, formulation, planning, implementation and evaluation of complex care needs of consumers with disorders and co-morbidities such as severe and enduring mental illness; alcohol and drug disorders; emotional and mental disorder of an acute nature requiring tertiary mental health intervention.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide senior clinical leadership and demonstrated autonomy in monitoring and prioritising workload demands to initiate, develop and implement quality strategies that will enhance the delivery of the work unit and profession-specific clinical services.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake complex and varied clinical duties with clinical decisions based on valid and reliable evidence with infrequent need for direct clinical practice supervision.
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills including ability to summarise clinical presentations, provide consultation, advice, and recommendations to members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide mentoring to less experienced staff and participate in student supervision and practice supervision within the specialised area of community mental health as required.
  • Demonstrated high level ability to undertake routine tasks within an interdisciplinary framework, ensuring the implementation of individual assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, interdisciplinary consultation, liaison with referring agents, discharge planning and evaluation of care using appropriate outcome and data measurement systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to positive consumer outcomes by role modelling consumer centred care in the assessment, planning and evaluating of care in collaboration with the consumer and/or their family and the health care team.

Mandatory Requirements:

About West Moreton

West Moreton Health is one of the most rapidly evolving health services in the south east corner, with a community growth expected to almost double to more than 588,000 by 2036. Our vision is for a robust hospital and health service that includes fit-for-purpose spaces, interconnected buildings, multi-disciplinary health services, research, education and community partnerships.

 To read more on how West Moreton Health are committed to transforming and optimising our care, to meet the health care needs of our growing and diverse community –  Follow this link

To apply

Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all West Moreton Health vacancies.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Documents

Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

Job Ad Reference QLD-WM431734_07
Date Listed 06 August 2022
ContactGlen Williams
3813 6290
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