Employment Type: Temporary Full Time maternity leave relief until 3/1/21 with possibility of an extension at same/reduced hours
Position Classification: Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: $97,251 - $119,265 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ160788
Closing Date: 3 May 2020
What you'll be doing
The position is part of the multi-disciplinary Child Adolescent Youth Mental Health Team located in Nowra and provides evidence based assessment, information and treatment for children, adolescents and their families in the Shoalhaven District. This may involve brief interventions, assessment, initiating and managing planned treatment options, consultation and referral to other agencies for crisis management. It includes delivering a range of intervention strategies including individual, family, group work and early intervention programmes.
The role will involve conducting psychological research and evaluation of projects as required and collaborating with senior clinicians to implement research projects that can be disseminated and applied in clinical practice.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
National Police Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian.
A Master's degree or higher in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology or other recognised clinical area in psychology. The postgraduate qualifications must be of no less than two years full time duration (or part-time equivalent) and include professional clinical coursework, clinical training and supervised placement experience as core components.
Extensive effective experience in mental health assessment, intervention and evaluation of clinical outcomes with diverse client populations.
Extensive contemporary experience and knowledge of psychological evidence based practice in child and adolescent mental health.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills.
Ability to work autonomously, provide supervision to students or other professionals and be part of a multidisciplinary team.
Current unrestricted Class C driver's licence.