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Team Leader - Senior Psychologist

Star Health Group Limited

FTE 0.8-1.0 (Full Time or Part Time) Fixed Term until 30 June 2023 (Interview will be scheduled immediately after shortlisting)

Job Reference No VAC1069

  • Rewarding and valuable work with elders living in aged care
  • Help us to shape service provision to RACFs and become a valued member of our team
  • $106k + superannuation + generous salary packaging

Due to growth and expansion the Wellbeing Support Service for Older Adults (WSSOA) Program Star Health are seeking to recruit a Psychologist Team Leader.

The successful applicant will provide counselling and psychological tailored therapeutic interventions to older adults/ residents living in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns. The Team Leader will also provide structured clinical supervision and guidance to Senior practitioners of the program and take part in program related tasks.

The successful applicant will be required to attend and work independently from a cluster of RACFs located in Port Phillip, Stonnington and Glen Eira. From time to time consultation and possibly travel will be required to provide sessions to clients in Bayside, Kingston, Frankston, Dandenong, Casey & Cardinia.

Please note: This position maybe offered as part-time (min 0.8 EFT) to an appropriate candidate

Ideally, you will possess:

  • A professional qualification in Psychology (AHPRA registration essential).
  • Experience in working with elderly clients and/or mental health, counselling. Minimum of 5 years of counselling experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical supervision to Senior Psychologist Practitioners and students.
  • Excellent knowledge of evidence-based therapeutic interventions & individualised strategies for treating older adults.
  • A clear understanding of counselling and service provision using a recovery oriented mental health framework.

In return we offer:

  • Accrued day Off per month for 1.0 EFT
  • Great team culture
  • Make a difference to the most disadvantaged in our community
  • Family friendly policies

What makes Star Health Tick?

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

Applicants must address the Key Capabilities - Essential within the covering letter and complete our application form directly from the Star Health website via the Apply Now button below.

Please note that prior to any commencement of employment, pre-employment checks must be complete. These will include reference checking, a national criminal history and right to work check, proof of vaccinations and a working with children check.

For information about the role, please contact Michelle Arnel, Manager - Wellbeing Support Service for Older Adults on 03 9525 1300.

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