Allied Health
210000ZL Requisition #

PPT / Casual Psychologist at Windsor Road Private Clinic

  • Exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team at Windsor Road Private Clinic within The Hills Private Hospital
  • Seeking motivated & innovative mental health clinician

The Hills Private Hospital is a private hospital with 25 inpatient mental health beds and an expanding day program. We currently offer inpatient and day programs in general mental health (i.e. mood disorders; drug & alcohol). A part-time / casual role is now available in both the inpatient and day program settings. Applicants must be flexible, team oriented, and be prepared to hit the ground running.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides evidence-based psychological services for adults presenting with a range of psychiatric disorders accessing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic programs of THPH
  • Provides individual, group and telephone based psychological services
  • Participates in intake and triage duties associated with potential patients and their families of THPH
  • Participates in daily Handover and Multidisciplinary Clinical Reviews to encourage continuity of care between the Nursing and Allied Health departments in the provision of clinical services to patients
  • Provides consultancy to other members of the multidisciplinary team of THPH e.g. Psychiatrists, Registrars, Nurses etc.
  • Maximises the efficacy of the clinical services through the development of productive and professional relationships with Psychiatrists, General Practitioners and other referral sources
  • Contributes to the formal strategic planning processes associated with the Allied Health Team, Mental Health Unit and THPH
  • Provides input into the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs ensuring that they are current and congruent with patient needs including patient meal supervision.
  • Demonstrates awareness of admission and discharge criteria for therapeutic programs as directed by Health Funds and associated bodies and undertakes to comply with the completion of relevant documentation e.g. Health Fund Claim Form
  • Complies with APS Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines and the Australians Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / NSW Psychologists Registration Boards Code of Professional Conduct
  • Complies with the Psychologists Act 2001; Mental Health Act 2007; and The Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
  • Attends group supervision on a regular basis


Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant degree qualifications
  • Current full registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience working on an inpatient mental health unit
  • Experience facilitating group therapy sessions essential
  • Sound clinical judgement and clinical reasoning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Superior time management and organisational skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check (conducted within the last 3 months), a current Working with Children check and provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Catergory A Healthcare Worker, all prior to appointment

Applications Close: Friday 14 May 2021

For Further Enquiries: Chris Horley - Acting Allied Health Manager chris.horley@healthscope.com.au   

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.


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