Psychologist - Mental Health Quality Clinical Specialist

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1677687
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Mental Health Quality Clinical Specialist Novl22.pdf (PDF, 465KB)


Contact: Leanne Blain (Associate Director Mental Health)
leblain@swh.net.au or phone (03) 55619100

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) is seeking a motivated Psychologist to join our Mental Health Services Directorate. This role promotes and builds a culture of safety, quality and innovation and fosters a commitment to continuous improvement across the Directorate and supports the Executive Director to deliver on quality and safety projects.

This is a permanent part time (64 hours per fortnight) position.

This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV). 

What you bring

If you are passionate, experienced, and committed to using evidence-based approaches in your work, we'd love you to join our team. We're looking for a candidate who promotes and builds a culture of safety, quality and innovation and fosters a commitment to continuous improvement across SWH. The successful applicant will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications and registrations, along with the minimum experience in the provision of mental health services.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment;
  • Relocation support available.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 4 December 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologist) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the appropriate classification Psychologist Grade 3.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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