Clinical Psychologist / Mental Health Social Worker Montefiore

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Award winning and innovative Aged Care Provider, including recipient of Voice Project’s “Best Workplace Award 2021”
  • Collaborative and supportive inter-disciplinary environment
  • Rewarding position
  • Excellent work/life balance – 3/4 days per week (flexible)

Montefiore is looking to appoint a Clinical Psychologist or Mental Health Social Worker to join our growing and well-resourced Allied Health Department. The key to success in this position will be your demonstrated experience working clinically with older adults, including those living with dementia.

The primary objectives will involve, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a clinical and or mental health assessment service to consumers in accordance with evidence-based practice
  • Therapy provision to maximise consumer’s immediate wellbeing
  • Providing mental health training to staff
  • Development of key policies and procedures that positively impact mental health of consumers
  • Supporting consumers, staff, and families with behaviour management

Essential Criteria:

  • Masters in Clinical Psychology along with AHPRA registration OR a Degree in Social Work in addition to post grad mental health training 
  • Previous experience working with older adults on a range of clinical issues
  • Previous experience working with adults living with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working within an inter-disciplinary team
  • Good time management skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Willingness to travel to other sites as required

In conjunction with the essential criteria, you enjoy being hands-on, have a strong work ethic and can demonstrate an understanding of the Jewish community and culture. We look forward to receiving applications from those who have a genuine desire and passion for working within the aged care sector.

About Us:

Montefiore is an award-winning, Sydney-based aged care provider, with a proud 130-year history as a non-profit organisation founded on Jewish values. We support older members of the community to live with choice, dignity and wellbeing through trusted residential care, flexible home care and luxury retirement living. 

What we offer:

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes NFP salary packaging, generous leave entitlements (including 5 weeks of annual leave and 12 ADOs per annum) and a highly supportive workplace culture with a genuine passion for continuous improvement and excellence.

To find out more about what we do and to apply online, please visit our website: http://www.montefiore.org.au

All offers of employment are dependent upon successful completion of the organisation’s pre-employment check process. This includes (but is not limited to) the requirement to be willing to obtain a Criminal Police Check. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Loren Woolf, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor on 8345 9158.

Please note that applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. As such, the closing date is subject to change without notice.