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Psychologist (Youth Health) - Perm FT

  • : New South Wales Health
  • : 13-May-2020
  • : Liverpool NSW 2170
To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
We aspire to bring out the best in customer and patient care

About The Opportunity
South Western Sydney is recruiting for a Psychologist to complement and enhance the current Youth Health team.


Youth Health Services SWSLHD is a dynamic youth focused district team where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work autonomously but in the structure of a supportive team across a varied and interesting range of presenting health concerns. The preferred candidate will enjoy engaging with young people from diverse backgrounds and addressing varied presentations.


Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.


Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

What you'll be doing

To deliver evidence-based psychological assessments and interventions in order to address the needs of consumers who are living with a wide range of behavioural and emotional disorders.

The role also participates in the evaluation of clinical outcomes of services and assists in the development 

and provision of education and training programs. Additionally, the role supervises Psychologists 
and other disciplines working within the LHD according to organisational needs.
How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to suit the target audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team to accomplish service goals and improved patient and/or consumer care and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the quality improvement process for service development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting the health and wellbeing of young people and the ability to advocate for at risk young people.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently in the provision of patient/consumerfocused care.
  • Demonstrated effective experience in intake, assessment, intervention and evaluation of clinical outcomes with diverse young people and their families
  • Completion of a four-year sequence of accredited undergraduate study in the discipline of psychology (or equivalent completed overseas).  
  • Degree in Psychology with current full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA)


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Health District / Area Health Service
Job Title
Psychologist (Youth Health) - Perm FT
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$90k to $100k
Start timeframe
Posted By
New South Wales Health
Candidate Criteria
Highest Education
Liverpool NSW 2170
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