Position Details
Reference Number 34781
Position Title Clinical Psychologist - Registrar Program
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Psychologist Registrar (Grade 2)

  • Part-time fixed term role (2 days a week for 2 years)
  • Work in a supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital: 

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

The Role:

The Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS) is a state-wide specialist service which caters for the complex rehabilitation needs of children and adolescents recovering from major injury, illness and elective procedures aimed at functional maximisation. The VPRS at The Royal Children’s Hospital has nine rehabilitation beds located in the main hospital, and a large community based service. 


We are seeking clinical psychology registrar to join our multidisciplinary rehabilitation team for a part time, fixed term position. As a psychologist with the VPRS at RCH you will provide evidence-based, best practice psychological assessments and interventions for inpatients and outpatients with a variety of conditions including acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions.  You will work closely with the supportive team and provide secondary consultation to other clinicians regarding as well as having access to peer and individual supervision.  This position offers training in paediatric rehabilitation and will include regular supervision to meet the requirements of the Registrar program. 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A postgraduate qualification in Clinical Psychology from an APAC accredited university/course
  • General registration as a psychologist with AHPRA
  • A commitment to uphold the PBA Code of Ethics 
  • Eligibility for membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • A commitment to working towards AHPRA endorsement in clinical psychology
  • Experience in a paediatric or rehabilitation setting

Why work at the RCH?

Working with RCH will give you the opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.

RCH has 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, supermarkets and hairdresser and massage services. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and quick public transport access to Melbourne CBD.

We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture that supports continuous learning and career development.


To join our dedicated and highly skilled team, please visit www.rch.org.au/careers or click ‘Apply’ below to apply for this role.


Please note that appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Working with Children’s Check.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We also encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Be a part of a great children’s hospital, leading the way 

Contact Person Renata Winkler
Contact Number 93455210
Alternate Contact Person Kath Bakker
Alternate Contact Number 93459300
Closing Date 29/09/2019
Position Description Grade 2 Psychologist - VPRS 0.4FTE PD Aug 2019.pdf