Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist - Social and Emotional Wellbeing Team

Position Location

Palmerston Road, Mount Druitt

Hours per week

Note hours are negotiable based on applicants availability

Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position?

No

Minimum Qualifications

  • AHPRA registration as a Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the social and emotional wellbeing issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people especially in relation to family violence, alcohol and other drug use.
  • Ability and experience in using a variety of evidence based psychological approaches and interventions to provide therapeutic counselling support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients of GWAHS to improve their social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Ability to write psychological treatment plans, reports and referrals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients of GWAHS.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and provide joint treatment support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients with a range of clinical health professionals, including doctors, Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Health Workers.
  • Ability and experience in working with a range of community mental health professionals and support services.
  • Ability to use the Medicare billing system for recording client treatment interactions.
  • Proficiency in record keeping and data management using a variety of computer software applications to ensure case notes and records are maintained in accordance with WACHS/GWAHS policies, AHPRA and best practice standards.
  • Capacity to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral skills.
  • Effective conflict management skills and stress management skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Effective conflict management skills and stress management skills
  • Aboriginality
  • Drivers Licence

About The Position

Assessment and treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander client's behaviour and social and emotional wellbeing within a counselling service model to support them to overcome a range of issues including: depression, addiction, anxiety, challenging behaviour, neurological disorders, mental ill health, and learning disorders.

  • Contact: Jim Porter
  • Email: hr@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: (02) 9836 7300 or 0417 620 081


Apply Now

Personal information

Reference #1

Reference #2

Additional information