SESLHD - Neuropsychologist - St George/Sutherland Older Persons Community Mental Health

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Clinical Psychologist
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South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
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REQ74337 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: $47.85 - $58.68 p/h
Hours Per Week: 14
Requisition ID: REQ74337

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce.  As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Services (SESLHDMHS) are leading the way in the development and delivery of evidence based, collaborative and innovative mental health service provision. SESLHDMHS provides comprehensive mental health services within a variety of settings and facilities across the lifespan. Services are provided across within the following settings: rehabilitation, older adult, acute inpatient, acute community, community case management and peer support.

Where you'll be working
You will be part of the St George Older Persons Community team, a multidisciplinary team of committed professionals working with consumers over 65 years of age. You will be working with consumers in their homes and residential aged care facilities within the St George catchment area.

What you'll be doing

PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide professional neuropsychological services based upon sound scientific principles and practices to the clients of the Older Persons Service
BASIC OBJECTIVE: From a basis in tertiary level and post-graduate training in Clinical Neuropsychology or Clinical Psychology, to provide clinical service to clients and their families and to provide consultation for colleagues in their care of clients

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce.  As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Selection Criteria:
  1. Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  2. Experience in neuropsychological assessment and report writing with high level of computer skills.
  3. Current unrestricted class C drivers licence.
  4. Understanding of the MH Act and Guardianship legislation and experience working with clients with a mental disorder or neurodegenerative disorder.
  5. Masters degree or higher in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology with the postgraduate qualifications being no less than two years full time duration (or part-time equivalent).
  6. Fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) with an area of endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology or Clinical Psychology or working towards an endorsement.
  7. Experience in the assessment, development and delivery of individual and group cognitive behavioural treatments for mental illness and disorders.


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Rosslyn Twarloh on Rosslyn.Twarloh@health.nsw.gov.au or 91132035

Applications Close: 26th November 2018  

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