Senior Psychologist Grade 4

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1334132
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MENTAL HEALTH - Senior Psychologist (GR4) May 2018.pdf (PDF, 191KB)

Contact: Human resources

Position Details

Are you an experienced Psychologist looking for a new challenge in a progressive service?

You will definitely be interested in this permanent role of Senior Psychologist 48 hours per fortnight. The position creates an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to provide leadership to psychologists across the Mental Health Services Division (MHSD).

Applicants for this senior position should be experienced mental health clinicians with strong leadership and management skills and experience.

The Senior Psychologist ensures all psychologists receive supervision appropriate to their needs and clinical standards within the MHSD, and provides psychology specific training for all disciplines to support recovery orientated services. 

A position description and further details can be found on our intranet under Working at SWH>Positions vacant.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Bateman (Associate Director Operations and Performance) on telephone (03) 5561 9194 or email

 The successful applicant must have a current Victorian Drivers Licence and Working with Children (WWC) Check, and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 27 May 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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