Psychologist Manager

  • Company:
    Australian Government Department of Defence
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health


The Role

As the EL1 Psychologist Manager you will be responsible for leading a team in the provision of high quality mental health advice and be an integral member of an experienced multidisciplinary health care team. As part of a team you will be providing a range of quality evidenced based clinical services to Defence members. You will be responsible for the governance, monitoring and reporting of mental health & psychology service delivery, implementation of the mental health and psychology service delivery model, processes and procedures and assist with the prioritisation of staff effort and provide supervision on complex case management.

About our Team
You’ll be joining a team of people who are caring and supportive by nature. You will add value with a similarly positive, optimistic and open-minded approach. You must be able to work autonomously but will value teamwork and the support of those around you.

Defence provides a fair, flexible, safe and rewarding workplace with a focus on achieving outcomes, committed to investing in you, by providing a range of learning and development programs to help you reach your full potential while enjoying experiences and opportunities that you simply wouldn’t get with any other organization. Your working hours will be conducive to fostering work/life balance with additional leave benefits in line with government positions including paid and unpaid leave options.

Under the One Defence leadership you will be part of a White ribbon accredited, culturally sensitive workplace which is respectful, trusted and proven to deliver always.

Our Ideal Candidate
If you are a highly motivated Mental Health Professional with a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience as a Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist and have an interest in providing a continuum of healthcare to Australian Defence Force personnel, who are every bit as committed and focused as you, then this position would suit you.

You will have experience in leading a team, have strong written and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic and ability to maintain confidentiality and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.