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Job Number : 27563
Type and Location : Other / Sydney, NSW - Other, Melbourne, VIC - Other, Brisbane, QLD - Other, Adelaide, SA - Other, Perth, WA - Other, Hobart, TAS - Other, ACT, Northern Territory
Listed By : UM Canberra on 17 May 2019
Senior Psychologist (Clinical/Forensic) Executive Level 1

ASIS is Australia’s overseas secret intelligence collection agency. Its mission is to protect and promote Australia’s vital interests through the provision of intelligence services as directed by the Government. Its work can involve collecting intelligence in relation to national security, international relations and economic issues. It also contributes to Australia’s coordinated national efforts against terrorism, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and transnational issues such as people smuggling.


Psychologists in this role provide support to the organisation through their expert assessment skills, clinical advice on recruitment decisions and advice to senior management.


We are seeking experienced Senior Psychologists (Clinical/Forensic) for positions based in Canberra and other state capitals on a fly in/fly out arrangement. We are looking for Psychologists who have great technical skills in conducting assessments and who possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to respond to the challenge of working in a complex and dynamic organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced clinician to contribute to Australia’s national interests whilst also developing new skills in a role which is outside the ordinary experience of most Psychologists.


Our organisation provides generous professional benefits including supervision, assistance with professional fees (including registration and Australian Psychological Society (APS) membership) and ongoing professional development.


The position has conditions of service similar to those in the Australian Public Service, including superannuation.


Citizenship: To be eligible for engagement, applicants must be Australian citizens.


Security Assessment: The successful applicant will be required to undergo and maintain a high level Security Clearance.


Please Note:  ASIS does not provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.


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All applications for employment with ASIS are handled in the strictest confidence.  It is essential that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality and that you not discuss your application with others.


Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.

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