- Job posted on: 13th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist (Grade 3) - Inpatient forensic mental health
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 for both male and female consumers.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our growing, supportive and friendly psychology team! As a Senior clinical neuropsychologist, you will be responsible for providing specialised assessment, diagnosis, and recommendations for management of an adult forensics mental health population suffering brain impairment resulting from a variety of conditions. The Senior clinical neuropsychologist provides a high level of clinical neuropsychology expertise and works closely with multidisciplinary teams across different units at the hospital to assist in the assessment, design and evaluation of specific treatment and management plans for referred patients. The role also provides consultation on the development, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic rehabilitation programs as well as consultancy and advice to other agencies and key stakeholders as required. Supervision of students from approved postgraduate University psychology programs and training of staff groups are also key components of the role.
Skills and experience:
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. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.