Psychologist Senior – Forensic and Secure Services


  • Company:
    Queensland Government
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Government

About the role
The Psychologist (Senior) position provides high level clinical and forensic psychology services to consumers of the High Secure Inpatient Service (HSIS), Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit (SMHRU), and Extended Forensic Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit (EFTRU), as a member of the Psychology Team. This position is Permanent Full Time as well as a Temporary Part Time back fill position.
About you
You will be someone who demonstrates high level clinical knowledge and expertise relevant to the delivery of evidence-based clinical psychology services to patients at The Park Centre for Mental Health.  You will also demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills in providing patients with a high standard of care.
Vaccination Preventable Disease This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role’. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:

*  have been vaccinated against the VPD’s listed in the role description; or
* you are not susceptible to the VPD’s listed in the role description.

You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here. Really care – Every day we are proud of how we care for our patients, how we work together and how we deliver our work.
You matter – We are part of the community we serve. What is important to our community is important to us. We respond to your feedback about our work, our attitude, the services we provide and the way we provide them. We deliver – Our patients, their families, our colleagues, our staff, our partners and our community can be confident in our people and our services. We honour our commitments. Be the best – We are here to make our patients’ healthcare experience the very best it can be. We aspire to realise our vision and be Your Partner in Healthcare Excellence.
About West Moreton

* 40 Minutes from Brisbane CBD
* 9,521 kilometres region supporting over 250,000 people
* One of 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHS) within Queensland Health
* Fastest growing region in Australia with projected increase of 136% by 2036
* $490.5 Million budget and 2,934 full time equivalent staff
* One of the largest employers in the region

Ipswich Hospital
Major 351 bed acute teaching hospital with one of the Queensland’s busiest and best performing emergency departments. Specialities including anaesthetics, emergency, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health and allied health services.
The Park As one of the largest mental health facilities in Australia and Queensland’s only high-security forensic mental health centre, The Park is the state’s hub for research and best practice for mental health services.
Regional Regional hospitals located in Esk, Gatton, Laidley and Boonah with a total of 75 beds.
Community A wide range of health services provided to correctional facilities as well as community dental clinics and health programs. To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key accountabilities of the role.  If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on “Apply for this job” to be taken to our website.