Clinical Psychologist Graduate

The Clinical Psychology Graduate is positioned within the Allied Health Graduate Program (AHGP). The position is supported by a more experienced Psychologist with a focus on regular supervision, reflective practice, professional development, and self-care. Graduates will complete six-month rotations within different multidisciplinary teams.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1763701-2
Closing Date: 11-Mar-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: 31 December 2025
Attachments: Clinical Psychology Graduate PD.pdf (PDF, 141KB)


Contact: Robert McGregor (Psychologist)
(03) 5563 4332 or RMcGregor@swh.net.au

Position Details

Where we are 

Warrnambool is located on Peek Whurrong and Kirrae Whurrung lands of the Eastern Maar/Gunditjmara nations.

A vibrant and dynamic community that is home to over 35,000 people, Warrnambool has an enviable mix of seaside location, culture and heritage while being a contemporary city.

With outstanding access to sporting, education (pre-school to university) and transport facilities you can enjoy a full calendar of events, attractions and social activities for all ages.

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

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.

About the role

The Clinical Psychology Graduate is positioned within the Allied Health Graduate Program (AHGP). The position is supported by a more experienced Psychologist with a focus on regular supervision, reflective practice, professional development, and self-care. The clinical psychology graduate is embedded within a multidisciplinary team, working alongside experienced psychologists, while delivering evidence-based assessments and recovery orientated interventions. Graduates will complete six-month rotations within different multidisciplinary teams.

Position overview

  • Full-Time (80 hours per fortnight), Fixed Term position (until 31 December 2025)
  • ADO entitlement monthly
  • Warrnambool Campus

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

The successful applicant will have registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and have a masters or doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APAC accredited course.

The incumbent will have the ability to demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge and understanding off contemporary evidence-based best practice in mental health assessment, treatment, and care with the ability to be able to reference relevant legislation, policies and procedures, including the Mental Health Act 2014 and its amendments.

Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients, families and professional colleagues and other health care providers is a must.

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;
  • 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.

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Monday 11 March 2024.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists Victorian Public Sector (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025

 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

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