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  • : ST & A Psychology
  • : 13-Sep-2020
  • : Manly Vale NSW 2093
Principal Psychologist/Clinical Team Leader
  • Do you want to join the psychology practice that is fast becoming the leading practice on the Northern Beaches of Sydney?
  • Do you value personal Growth and Development, Commitment, Gratitude, Helpfulness, Making a Difference, Respect, Service, Enthusiasm and Willingness and Support and Compassion?
  • Do you care deeply about helping people reduce their suffering, doing excellent work with people and helping them achieve great treatment outcomes?
  • Do you value working collaboratively, connecting with and making a contribution within an extremely professional, experienced, fun and supportive team which is rapidly expanding due to the exceptional treatment outcomes and customer service we provide?
  • Can you develop excellent relationships with your clients, fellow team members and referring GP’s?
  • Do you want to work in a Practice with new, purpose built, soundproofed therapy rooms with ceiling to floor windows overlooking gum trees?
  • A practice with an established reputation for providing excellent treatment outcomes, client satisfaction and customer service?
  • Would you like to join a carefully selected team of individuals who all act in line with our culture statement who are incredibly warm, positive, helpful, supportive, caring, collaborative, open, willing, grateful people?
  • If so, we would love to hear from you!

S T & A, Psychology, is a private practice based in Manly Vale with 4 individual therapy rooms. Established in 2005, the practice brings quality individual, relationship and family therapy to adults, children, and adolescents with a broad range of issues including disorders of behaviour (ODD, ADHD), adjustment, mood, anxiety, psychosis, personality, addiction, as well as problems with parenting, grief, self esteem, relating, body image/eating disorders, stress, pain, and satisfaction with life.

Our Practice prides itself on building strong therapeutic relationships with our clients, having excellent client retention rates (so your clients do not prematurely terminate therapy before fully benefiting) and strong working relationships with our referrers along with excellent treatment outcomes, fantastic client satisfaction feedback and customer service excellence. Most clients of the service are referred under Medicare’s Better Access Scheme, a few are referred via worker’s compensation, whilst some claim through private health or pay out of their pocket.

We are seeking a Senior Psychologist to join us as a Principal Psychologist/Clinical Team Leader to become a valued and respected, integral, member of this growing team. 

As the Principal Psychologist/Clinical Team Leader You Will:

Work 5 days per week.

Be experienced in private practice work of at least 6 years across many presentations from children and parent work to adolescents, and adults.

Be Fully Registered as a Psychologist with AHPRA and registered to provide Medicare Psychology items. 

Lead the Clinical Team and report directly to the Clinical Director who will support you.

Help recruit, position, on-board, support, manage, review and supervise Psychologists. You’d be the go to person around clinical issues and risk issues when a team member needs advice/direction/support.  

Be experienced in CBT, ACT, Mindfulness based therapies and  have some understanding of Schema, MI, Psychodynamic and Compassion Focussed Therapy Models with a willingness to incorporate these into your practice and Supervision.

Be excellent at writing reports for Medicare Better Access

Have excellent Client engagement, treatment outcomes and service evaluations, ability to build and maintain strong internal and external relationships with team and referers.

Be able to lead in Team meetings and engage team well in supervision and management of their accountability.

Embrace and follow the Team Culture statement and Practice Values.

Have an excellent work ethic.

Have excellent Client retention numbers.

Be committed to the Practice over time in challenging and fun times  and have an excellent ability to handle feedback and respond positively  over time for growth and imporvement.

Show gratitiude, willingness, openness, flexibility and commitment and be rewarded for this.  

You will be responsible for:

Assessing and treating/consulting over 4 days Monday to Friday seeing a minimum of 20 client sessions per week in total on average over 44 weeks of consulting (2 weeks of public holidays, 6 weeks of annual and professional development leave)

Fulfilling Level 3 KPI’s as per the Career Progression Pathway.

Conducting/running all Individual and Group Supervision sessions with all level 1, 2 and 3 psychologists in the practice, ensuring adequate supervision and support is provided:- So that a) all Psychologists have a safe, confidential supervision space to discuss anything personal or work related, with a consistency of attendance at individual and group sessions. And b) clinicians can work towards achieving their individual supervision goals in developing and growing as clinicians/therapists.

Creating an open door policy and open space around the practice kitchen, hallways, therapy rooms, for psychologists and staff to come to you in an ad hoc way for “on the fly” help and support to cope with their client loads, client issues, client safety issues, clinical issues, personal things.

Helping supporting, managing, guiding and leading all level 1, 2 and 3 Psychologists in the practice to achieve excellent treatment outcomes, client satisfaction feedback surveys and client retention rates.

Helping, supporting, manageing, guiding and leading all level 1, 2 and 3 Psychologists in the practice to work towards feeling competent and confident over time in their work, maintain a healthy work life balance, perform in team meetings, client retention meetings, GP meet and Greets and Supervision sessions.

Supervising/helping all level 1, 2 and 3 Psychologists in writing professional helpful (re content and structure) timely reports and file maintenance (for a 85% pass on file audits).

Helping all team to adhere to the practice values and culture statement and to live the values in the Practice with clients, colleagues, team and referrers.


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