Clinical Neuropsychologist

  • Company:
    Northern NSW Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

<div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Employment Type</strong>:&nbsp;Temporary&nbsp;Full Time<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>:&nbsp;Clinical Psychologist – Ballina<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>: $97,251.00 – $119,265.00<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>:&nbsp;38<br /> <strong>Requisition ID</strong>:&nbsp;REQ185326<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>This vacancy is maternity leave relief for an initial period of up to 52 weeks (38 hours per week); the hours and period of employment may change according to the maternity leave requirements. &nbsp;There is also the possibility of an extension at same / reduced hours.</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><em><span>A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position.</span></em> Visit <a href="" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span></span></a><em><span> for more information.</span></em></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><em><span>NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.</span></em></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. &nbsp;For help with your application to this role visit </span><a href="" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><em><span><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="text-underline:none">Stepping Up</span></span></span></em></a><em><span>, o</span></em><span>ur online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span><span style="color:black">Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.&nbsp; For more information please see </span></span><a href="" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span></span></a></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><strong><span>Where you&rsquo;ll be working</span></strong></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-left:48px">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><em><span>&ldquo;A healthy community through quality care&rdquo;</span></em></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:3px; margin-top:3px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.&nbsp; Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.&nbsp; </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>Our people live in some of Australia&rsquo;s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It&rsquo;s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.&nbsp; </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span><span style="color:black">For more information </span></span><span>visit </span><a href="" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span>Northern NSW Local Health District</span></a></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-left:48px">&nbsp;</p> <br /> <strong>What you&#39;ll be doing</strong> <div style="font-size:10pt"><span>To provide Neuropsychological services to the Ballina Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit and the Northern Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (community based service).</span></div> </div> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <ul> <li>AHPRA approved/ or working towards Area of Practice Endorsement &ndash; Clinical Neuropsychology. Post graduate qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology. Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).</li> <li>Demonstrated high levels of clinical experience in the assessment and diagnosis of neuropsychological syndromes in a rehabilitation setting, including traumatic brain injury.</li> <li>Demonstrated skills in cognitive rehabilitation, behaviour support and counselling and a willingness to apply these within the role.</li> <li>Ability to plan and coordinate client care independently and operate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.</li> <li>Demonstrated understanding of inpatient and community rehabilitation models of care and the ability to work across these models.</li> <li>Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication including computer proficiency with Microsoft applications.</li> <li>Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.</li> </ul> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Liesel Jeffers on<br /> <br /> <strong>Applications Close:<strong> 21 September 2020</strong></strong></p> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p>