Defence Aps Careers – Psychology Manager

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Job Description:

As the EL1 Psychology Manager you are accountable to enable the range of service delivery of the mental health teams in accordance with Defence policy including the Defence Health Manual within at all Defence Bases in the Joint Health Unit Southern NSW (JHU-SNSW) region. This includes mental health service delivery by the health centre embedded mental health teams as well as clinical oversight for services provided by external providers including ADF’s Health Services Contract and DVA’s Open Arms. You will work closely with the JHU-SNSW COMD team to ensure all health practitioners are supported to delivery appropriate clinical intervention to members of the ADF.

Job Requirements:

You will be an experienced mental health professional who can demonstrate capacity to acquire an in-depth knowledge of compliance with legislative frameworks, government decision-making and Defence’s mission and policy requirements and translate that knowledge to support the delivery of mental health services. This includes supporting other health professionals, such as Medical Officers, Registered Nurses, Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation Coordinators, acquire skills and knowledge to enable their practice for the delivery of required mental health support.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Defence

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Russell, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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