The Inner North Centre for Mental Wellbeing is a new and growing group practice situated in Carlton North. With a strong referral base and growing demand for child and adolescent clinicians, Inner North is delighted to offer this opportunity to join the practice as a Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist (Contractor). The successful applicant will be able to make a start in August/September with clients to be scheduled and opportunity to build up to 3 days.
What we offer
•A newly refurbished mental health clinic with well appointed consulting rooms, a testing room, a group room and generous amenities for staff.
•A strong referral base to grow your private practice.
•Opportunities to share and collaborate on child and family cases.
•Opportunities to co-facilitate group therapy.
•Regular Clinical Supervision with an experienced senior Clinical Psychologist.
•Marketing and administration support including some reception services.
The diverse and rewarding role offers opportunities to work with children, adolescents, their families and people supporting them (e.g. schools, case managers, GPs). You will have the opportunity to work with a range of presenting problems including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, trauma and stress related disorders, learning difficulties, behavioural difficulties and substance abuse. Whilst the role is primarily clinic based, there will be some opportunities for consultation in the field (e.g. school or home visits). The key clinical tasks will include:
•Assessment and diagnosis (including the administration of psychometric tools).
•Clinical formulation and treatment planning.
•Evidence based treatment including CBT, Mindfulness, ACT with a strong outcome focus.
•Case conferencing with other staff at Inner North on family cases.
•Collaboration and professional communication with schools, GPs, Paediatricians and other allied health professionals.
•Risk assessment and liaison with families, GPs and tertiary services.
•Full registration with AHPRA – Clinical Endorsement
•Working with Children’s Check
•Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families. Experience in CAMHS/CYMHS setting desirable.
•Proficiency in assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment with young people and their families.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Skill in psychometric assessment and reporting (inc: WISC-V, WAIS-V, WIAT-III).
•Eligible for registration as a Medicare provider.
•Australian Business Number (ABN).