Clinical Neuropsychologist (Grade 2), Thomas Embling Hospital, Melbourne, VIC
Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. Forensicare is situated across five sites across Victoria with its largest site being Thomas Embling Hospital, located in Fairfield just 15 minutes north of the Melbourne CBD.
Thomas Embling Hospital is a 136-bed secure hospital providing acute care, rehabilitation and continuing care to both male and female consumers.
About the role:
Joining our supportive, friendly and growing psychology team, this neuropsychology role will be based at Thomas Embling Hospital, working across various units with support from a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist.
The Clinical Neuropsychologist is based within the Thomas Embling Hospital Psychology and provides clinical input to units across the hospital. The role provides neuropsychological assessments and interventions (e.g., individual and group) to address the cognitive and mental health needs of consumers. In addition to direct assessment and intervention, the Clinical Neuropsychologist provides consultation, advice and support to Forensicare clinicians and other related services where appropriate, regarding neuropsychological matters.
For further information about the role please refer to the position description.
Assessment, neurology, neuropathology and neurobiology, and interventions in acquired brain injury, mental health and alcohol and substance use disorders.
Ability to demonstrate well-developed organisational skills, including sound work practice skills and planning, and the ability to manage time, and workforce demands.
For further details please refer to the position description. The successful candidate will be required to register their qualifications on eCredential.
Note: This position is subject to a Police Check.
We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:
Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times.