Senior Clinical Psychologist SA Health – Central Adelaide Local Health Network


  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Mental Health Services, Tranmere
  • Salary  AHP-3  $101,124  – $108,467 
  • Permanent part-time working 7.5 hours per week 

About the role

The Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) Mental Health Clinical Program is made up of a range of multidisciplinary teams providing recovery-focussed clinical services to consumers. These teams include inpatient and sub-acute, community and rehabilitation teams in youth, adult and older persons’ services.

Working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Senior Clinical Psychologist is responsible for the delivery of Psychological services and expert consultancy regarding issues of psychological practice.  The Senior Clinical Psychologist is responsible for the delivery of a range of other Psychological activities, including the coordination of the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) program involving the triage of referrals, clinical supervision and training of staff, group facilitation, and the provision of intensive DBT to individual consumers as required.

The Senior Clinical Psychologist is an experienced clinician who applies specialised expertise to the development, delivery and continuous improvement of quality clinical work and provides discipline specific assessments, interventions and consultancy services to the team.  The Senior Clinical Psychologist works collaboratively with consumers, their families/carers and may liaise closely with a network of government and non-government organisations to assist consumers whose severity of mental disorder and/or level of disability necessitate regular review and follow-up to facilitate improved functioning and community tenure.

The Senior Clinical Psychologist is actively involved in clinical leadership responsibilities within the Team and the disciplinary group and provides professional supervision to designated staff and students. 


Must have a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology or equivalent qualification recognised by the PsyBA and general registration with PsyBA and an endorsed area of practice in Clinical Psychology.

Must hold supervisor status with the PsyBA at all levels of supervision.


The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South’s Australia’s major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan and regional areas.

We’re looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through world-class care and world-class research and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging available
  • 17.5 per cent Leave loading applied to your annual leave
  • Strong community minded culture and values providing world class care to South Australians 
  • Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites.

Essential Requirements:

Diversity and inclusion: At CALHN we support and foster a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Information:

  • The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 

Job ref:  839842

Enquiries to:

Jemma Bray    Telephone:  0401 125 979

[email protected]

Application Closing Date

11:55 pm Friday 18 August 2023


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SA Health - Central Adelaide Local Health Network

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