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EMDR Mental Health Clinician - Grade 2

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Allied Health
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The Melbourne Clinic
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1800024O Requisition #
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  • Social Worker, Clinical Psychologists or Occupational Therapists welcome to apply
  • 3 Days per week (0.6 EFT)
  • Permanent part time position (2 Positions)

 

Suitably qualified Grade 2 Mental Health Clinicians are sought for permanent 3 day per week positions at The Melbourne Clinic, Richmond, Victoria. The successful applicant/s will provide EMDR clinical intervention to individuals of the EMDR program as well as for the planning, facilitation and evaluation of therapeutic groups within this program. The position will also be responsible for providing the Living Well Program with services relevant to their discipline (i.e. Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology) that aim to address the needs of clients, utilizing a group therapy based program and individual treatment services
 
About Us
The Melbourne Clinic offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient programs that are tailored to meet the needs of people with a range of mental health conditions. Programs include The Living Well Program- general inpatients, the Professorial Mood Disorders Unit (associated with The University of Melbourne), Older Persons’ Psychiatry, Eating Disorders Unit,  Drug and Alcohol Detoxification  and Rehabilitation and the Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit. A Community Outreach Program and a wide range of Day Programs are also available to support people in the community.
 
The Melbourne Clinic is an inclusive and diverse workplace.  Welcoming of all patients staff and visitors, regardless of ethnicicty, religion, age, gender identity or sexuality. We are committed to providing our staff with a structured induction and orientation, and opportunities for ongoing training  and professional development. We value individuality and embrace people with differing experiences, knowledge and skills with the intention of building a thriving, professional working environment that is both nurturing and a safe.
 
About the role
  • Conducting individual EMDR treatment with clients experiencing complex trauma
  • Conducting pre-admission assessments appointments for patients referred to the EMDR program
  • Planning and facilitating trauma-informed inpatient groups in the EMDR program
  • Provide discipline specific services to people with a wide range of psychiatric, developmental, conditions in both group and individual settings
  • Participate in the development and evaluation of policies and programs as appropriate
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings and have input into quality improvement plans.
     
Selection Criteria:
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or AASW as relevant to profession
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Psychology (Clinical Endorsement), Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists if a psychologist, and AASW if a Social Worker
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Completion of Level 1 EMDR Training at minimum
 
Desirable Criteria:
  • Completion of the EMDR Basic Training Program (Level 1 and 2 training and 10 hours of consultation with an EMDRAA Approved Consultant)
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
     
Applications close: Friday 21 December 2018
 
For further enquiries: Sarah White, Living Well Program Manager - sarah.white@healthscope.com.au or (03) 9429 4688 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday)
 
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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