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Job Number : 26785
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Armadale Psychology on 6 Nov 2019
Private Practice Psychologist - Contract Position

Who are Armadale Psychology?

Armadale Psychology is a growing psychology practice with rooms located in both Armadale and Melbourne CBD. We are a team of psychologists who are dedicated to working with adolescents and adults to improve their psychological wellbeing. Our focus is on delivering high quality psychological care, which we achieve by maintaining excellent client rapport and utilising evidence-based therapeutic approaches. It is important to us that our clients learn strategies and skills that will help them achieve their therapy goals and build futures with greater meaning.

About the role

We are currently seeking psychologists to join our team at the Armadale location. We are interested in talented, motivated, and caring individuals who are passionate about making a difference in their clients' lives. The positions currently on offer are contract positions. We are interested in meeting with applicants who are available to see clients one or two shifts per week (preferably on a Monday, Thursday, or Friday).

What we offer

·       Competitive contract rates

·       Mentoring and support to help our contractors thrive in the private practice setting

·       A well-established and consistent referral base

·       Varied and interesting case presentations

·       The ability to develop and grow an area of interest or expertise

·       Regular social dinners and gatherings

Essential criteria

·       Full registration as a psychologist with APHRA (new graduates are welcome to apply)

·       Eligible to register to provide psychological services through Medicare and private health providers

·       Currently have, or willing and eligible to obtain, an ABN

·       Enthusiastic, highly motivated, dedicated, and passionate about 'making a difference' in the lives of their clients

·       Possess a warm, friendly, and professional therapeutic style

·       Experienced and skilled in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of mental health disorders

·       Experienced in the use of CBT, ACT, and other evidence-based interventions

·       Able to work independently and autonomously

·       Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and formal peer or individual supervision 

·       High-level interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

·       Ability to complete written reports (e.g., Medicare MHCP reports, GP letters etc.)

·       Exceptional time-management and organisational skills, with commitment to timely reporting to referrers

·       Ability and willingness to handle some administrative duties, including taking client payments

Desirable criteria

·       A specific area of interest/expertise with regard to client presenting issues

·       A psychology area of practice endorsement

How to apply

Please email your application to Dr Amanda Sironic. You should include a brief cover letter (with reference to the above criteria), your resume, and the contact details of two referees.

Contact Details
Dr Amanda Sironic

03 9571 6227

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