Position Details
Reference Number 33557
Position Title Grade 2 psychologist
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Psychologist - Grade 2

  • Part-Time Role (0.7FTE), Ongoing Contract
  • An exciting opportunity is available for a highly skilled and motivated Clinical or Health psychologist (experienced Grade 2) to join our team in the Royal Children's Hospital’s Children's Pain Management Clinic.
  • Applicants interested in picking up part of the available FTE may apply
  • 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 successful applicant will be a Clinical or Health Psychologist who will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver psychological services to children and adolescents with persistent pain, and their families.  These services are provided largely on an outpatient basis, although on some occasions, some patients are treated as inpatients.  The primary objective is to return patients to their normal level of functioning.  


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Paediatric and/or pain management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A commitment to research and quality assurance and be able to assist with education and the development of resource materials for staff, patients and families about all aspects of the assessment and management of childhood pain.


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Alan John Blaise (known as Blaise) Doran
Contact Number 93455403
Contact Email blaise.doran@rch.org.au
Alternate Contact Person George Chalkiadis
Alternate Contact Number 93455233
Closing Date 16/07/2019
Position Description Psychologist Grade 2 PD_July19.pdf