Allied Health Clinician Brisbane Private Hospital


Brisbane Private Hospital – Mental Health Clinician (Psychologist, Social Worker, OT)

  • Inpatient Unit
  • Part time opportunity
  • Discounted parking

Are you a highly motivated, enthusiastic Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker looking for a rewarding role within an inpatient setting?

About the role

Damascus Health Services is comprised of a 44 bed inpatient setting with a dedicated day program unit set within Brisbane Private Hospital.

We specialise in the treatment of those affected by alcohol and prescription medication.

We are looking for qualified Registered Allied Health Clinician to join our established specialised inpatient unit on a permanent part time basis.

As a Mental Health Clinician your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and facilitate evidence based group therapy for mental health concerns and addiction (CBT, Positive Psychology, DBT, ACT, Motivational Interviewing etc.)
  • Facilitate group therapy to patients with a broad range of moderate to severe psychopathology, including psychoeducation and skills based sessions
  • Have strong risk assessment and safety planning skills
  • Work collaboratively with admitting psychiatrists, Allied Health clinicians and Nursing Staff to ensure appropriate Care Planning
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work efficiently and effectively

About us:

Brisbane Private is a 181 bed acute and rehabilitation hospital with 17 operating theatres conveniently located above the Roma Street Parklands. Specialties include neurosurgery, orthopaedics, spinal, plastics, urology, ENT, Rehabilitation and general surgery and delivery of Brisbane’s leading private drug and alcohol programs from Damascus Health Services.

About you:

To be successful in your application, you will need to meet the requirements below:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification/s pertaining to specific discipline/designation
  • Registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist or OT
  • Minimum 1-year experience facilitating groups and 1:1
  • Experience and expertise in the delivery of a broad range of evidence based therapeutic approaches, including but not limited to CBT, DBT, ACT.
  • Clinical expertise and commitment to high quality patient care and continuous improvement
  • Self-motivated and proven ability to work as part of a high functioning team
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, proactive, motivated and patient focused
  • Experience in trauma therapy and/or EMDR (desirable)
  • Experience and/or knowledge in treatment of addiction (desirable)
  • For Social Workers:
    • Membership with the AASW with Mental Health Accreditation (desirable).
  • For Psychologists:
    • Master or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (desirable)
    • Recognised endorsement of Clinical Psychology practice with AHPRA (desirable)
    • Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor (desirable)

Why Healthscope?

We care about your career at Healthscope.

No matter where you go within our community of care, you’ll be supported by great team leaders, be part of strong, innovative teams who always strive for better and have the opportunity to flourish and grow.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation – no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

We are the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia. But why does that matter? Our team is made up of over 19,000 highly experienced people working across a range of roles and specialisations. Supported by some of the best doctors in nationally, we come together to strive for better, sharing learnings, supporting each other, celebrating successes and facing challenges together.

Joining us opens the door to endless opportunities. We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development, specialisation and education, and support our people to grow and flourish.

Come and be the difference in our patient’s lives.

Applications close: 11th August, 2023

To Apply: Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to be taken to our online application form. For any questions, please reach out to [email protected]

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, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.



Brisbane Private Hospital

Job Salary

Part time