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Job Number : 28335
Type and Location : Psychologist / ACT
Listed By : McArthur on 13 Aug 2019
Psychologists and Social Workers


McArthur are currently seeking applications from qualified Psychologists or Social Workers to work on-site with our Federal Government clients.

These roles are located in Canberra, other capital and large regional cities nationally; and are available for an immediate start for a minimum 6 months. There is potential for extension up to 3 years for certain roles.

Broadly, duties and responsibilities may include the following:

  • Provision of high-quality in-person or phone based clinical services including evidence based individual, couple and family counselling, and case management to eligible clients in order to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes;
  • Assistance developing individual care plans for staff members to support their wellbeing and their understanding of their work purpose;
  • Assistance to staff in attending meetings relating to personal wellbeing with senior management.

Some specific roles will provide:

  • Face to face support for staff members working on the National Redress Scheme to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse; and
  • Over the phone psychologist service to provide support for Independent Decision Makers (IDMs) for the Scheme. IDMs work offsite across Australia and are engaged heavily with the subject matter and the facts of each survivor’s case. 

Ideally, we are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Qualifications as a registered Psychologist with full AHPRA registration or a mental health accredited Social Worker registered with AASW;
  • Previous experience working either within child protection;
  • Previous experience within a military environment; and/or
  • Those who possess an understanding of the challenges faced by those who have served in the Australian Defence Force.

Part-time options may also be available for the right candidates.

To apply for this role, please email your resume to For further information please call Ashlei Jerrick on 02 6229 9000.  


Contact Details
Ashlei Jerrick

02 6229 9000

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