Position Details
Reference Number 409718
Position Title Clinical Psychologist - Full time Permanent - St George Community Mental Health - Outlook Team
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Kogarah, St. George
Award Classification Health and Community Employees Psychologists (State) Award - Clinical Psychologist
Salary $1,774.00 - $2,175.60
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide evidence-based psychological assessment, diagnostic formulations and treatment of psychopathology manifested in cognitive, emotional, personality & behavioural disturbances as indicated by clinical need to clients of the St George Community Mental Health Service.

 

St George Community Mental Health is seeking a full time Clinical Psychologist to work as part of the Outlook Team, providing psychological intervention for people experiencing mood, anxiety & personality disorders.

 

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Mental Health Service is an industry leader in recovery-oriented, strengths-based and person-centred care. This is your opportunity to be at the forefront of innovative clinical practice and service delivery. We have a strong focus on our future workforce through the ‘Developing Leaders Program’ ; physical health through pioneering programs such as ‘Keeping the Body in Mind’; forward-thinking models of care; meaningful partnerships with GPs, Non-Government/Community Managed Organisations  and other health and social providers on the patient journey; and one of Australia’s first Recovery Colleges. Through clinical excellence, education and advocacy, we’re firmly focused on the future. We pride ourselves on our team. Come and joins us! Become a part of something better. 

 

South Eastern Sydney 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.

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.

Applicants invited to attend an interview will need to complete the
SESLHD Pre-Employment Health Declaration Form in addition to the recruitment documentation forms required as part of their application.

Selection Criteria Completion of a Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology.

Current registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) with an endorsement in the area of Clinical Psychology (progression towards endorsement will be considered).

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using evidence based psychological interventions including but not limited to CBT & DBT in working with clients with mood & personality disorders.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team with high level verbal / written communication & interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to conduct psychometric assessments and generate comprehensive reports

Commitment to consumer and carer participation and consultation using a recovery-oriented approach.

Current, unrestricted class C NSW drivers licence
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Suzanna Kirov
Contact Number 0295532500
Closing Date 28/09/2017
Supporting Documents
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