Psychologist (Grade 2)
Fixed term, part time ClinicalNeuropsychology Graduate position
60.4 hours per fortnight (4 days per week) from1 March 2023 to 1 March 2025
About Grampians Health
Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.
This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.
A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.
Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services. This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.
About the role
Join our experienced team of Clinical Neuropsychologists and Clinical Psychologists in the Psychology Department at Ballarat Health Services, and complete your endorsement program while gaining invaluable experience in a regional health setting.
As a member of the Psychology team you will be an integralpart of a multidisciplinary team, gaining experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
You will have experience and knowledge in the relevant branch of your profession. This position is primarily allocated to the Queen Elizabeth Centre. Primary job requirements involve the provision of neuropsychology services in the area of your specialisation at Grampians Health.
You will also support the senior staff to enhance team building and excellence within the team and Allied Health.
As a Grade 2 Psychologist you may be expected to work in various locations and programs within Grampians Health and regional /external services.
The successful applicant will demonstrate:
- A commitment to person-centred care
- Excellent knowledge of psychological assessment, diagnosis and intervention
- Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
- A commitment to ongoing learning
- Strong commitment to BHS' values of teamwork, respect, accountability and compassion
Grampians Health Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.
- Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
- Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
- Discounted on-site parking
- Access to discounted health club membership
- Staff rewards and recognition programs
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city. Dubbed Australia's most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping. Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia's most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.
How to apply
Applications must address selection criteria in writing and be submitted online.
For further information please contact Dr Kylie McKenzie, Clinical Manager, Psychology, or Dr Eleanor Hammersley, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, on (03) 5320 3700.
Before commencement, it is essential that applicants are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Applicants for this position must be eligible for enrolment in the registrar program.
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.
All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.
Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.
Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.