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Job Number : 27473
Type and Location : Psychologist / NSW - Other
Listed By : Aftercare on 6 May 2019
Psychologist

About us:

Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing. Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 600 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

On Offer:

  • Based in Orange
  • Full-time or Part-time available
  • Fixed term contract: until June 2020
  • Attractive base salary
  • Plus Superannuation
  • Plus Salary packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Plus meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!!
  • Paid leave and flexible working conditions
  • Paid parental leave
  • Excellent training & career development


Role Overview:

  • You will provide focused psychological strategies tailored to meet the individual needs of adults aged 18-65 years within a community based mental health care setting (funded through the Better Access to Mental Health Initiative - Medicare).
  • Work within a passionate, fun and supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Conduct mental health assessments, including completion of mental state examination, case formulations, relapse prevention plans and individual treatment planning
  • Provision of risk assessments and development and implementation of appropriate crisis response and safety plans
  • Work with adults, their families/significant others and relevant service systems to respond appropriately to their mental health and developmental needs


Requirements:

  • Must possess tertiary level education in Psychology or Social Science (Honours) and have full AHPRA registration 
  • Registered as an eligible provider with Medicare (or eligible for full registration)
  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience in clinical practice and therapeutic interventions within the mental health field, ideally with adults experiencing mental health disorders
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality assessment and evidence-based psychological interventions, within a stress-vulnerability and recovery framework for adults.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of mental health disorders and the impact this has on the family/significant others
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and excellent interpersonal and communication skills 


Apply Now!

To apply complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Closing date for applications:  Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt, with a final closing date for applications of 26th May 2019.

Contact Details
Keri Walsh

0432 707 238




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