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Team Leader – Senior Psychologist

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Organisation : Star Health

Location : Melbourne (Bentleigh)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Disabilities, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $106k + superannuation + generous salary packaging

Application closing date : 27 Jun, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Star Health

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

About the role

-FTE 0.8-1.0 (Full Time or Part Time) Fixed Term until 30 June 2023 

-(Interview will be scheduled immediately after shortlisting)
-Job Reference No VAC1069


  • Rewarding and valuable work with elders living in aged care
  • Help us to shape service provision to RACFs and become a valued members of our team
  • $106k + superannuation + generous salary packaging


Due to the growth and expansion of the Wellbeing Support Service for Older Adults (WSSOA) Program Star Health are seeking to recruit a Psychologist Team Leader.

The successful applicant will provide counseling and psychologically tailored therapeutic interventions to older adults/ residents living in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns.

The Team Leader will also provide structured clinical supervision and guidance to Senior practitioners of the program and take part in program-related tasks.

The successful applicant will be required to attend and work independently from a cluster of RACFs located in Port Phillip, Stonnington and Glen Eira. From time to time consultation and possibly travel will be required to provide sessions to clients in Bayside, Kingston, Frankston, Dandenong, Casey & Cardinia.

Please note: This position maybe offered as part-time (min 0.8 EFT) to an appropriate candidate

Ideally, you will possess:

  • A professional qualification in Psychology (AHPRA registration essential).
  • Experience in working with elderly clients and/or mental health, counselling. Minimum of 5 years of counselling experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical supervision to Senior Psychologist Practitioners and students.
  • Excellent knowledge of evidence-based therapeutic interventions & individualised strategies for treating older adults.
  • A clear understanding of counselling and service provision using a recovery oriented mental health framework.

In return we offer:

  • Accrued day Off per month for 1.0 EFT
  • Great team culture
  • Make a difference to the most disadvantaged in our community
  • Family friendly policies


How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Team Leader - Senior Psychologist via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Management, #MentalHealth_Counseling
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Mental_Health


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