About Monash Health
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.
About the Gender Clinic
Monash Health Gender Clinic currently has a permanent psychology position avaiable at 0.8EFT (4 days per week) negotiable. The Gender Clinic is a state-wide, specialist service that provides pragmatic, client-centred care for Victoria’s gender diverse community. The clinic is located within the architecturally designed, purpose built Victorian Pride Centre in St Kilda. Grade 2 psychologists and exceptional Grade 1 psychologists who have completed all placements will be considered.
About The Role
Grade 2 Gender Clinic psychologists provide clients with comprehensive diagnostic assessments consistent with WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) Standards of Care, usually for the purposes of accessing gender affriming medical treatments. You will contribute to client management plans as a member of a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, peer workers, social work, research and administrative staff. Opportunities include involvement with our Consumer Advisory Panel, research and quality activities, and provision of mentoring to psychology students as appropriate.
The role includes clinical supervision, access to Monash’s group registrar program and other diverse professional development opportunities. Funding is also available to support approprite external professional development activity. Enjoy all of the advantages of working in the public health sector, including opportunity for salary packaging. Reasonably flexible working hours and arrangements are accommodated.
You are generally registered or nearing general registration as a psychologist with AHPRA. Endorsement as a clinical psychologist or working towards this is an advantage. While experience in working with the gender diverse community is not required, you identify as an ally or member of the LGBTQI+ community. Experience working in mental health settings is desirable, in particular experience working with clients who have a history or trauma or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Your ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences is essential, along with excellent time-management. You are adaptive in your day-to-day work, and innovative with regard to service delivery within public health
How to Apply
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at [email protected].
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
- reference checks;
- a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
- a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
- proof of immunisation (acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all Covid-19 vaccination dates)
A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made. As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.