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Job Number : 29172
Type and Location : Psychologist / Sydney
Listed By : NSW Department of Justice on 13 Nov 2019
Senior Psychologist - Temporary up to 12 months - Long Bay

Remuneration package up to $106,730 - $132,494 pa

Opportunity to work in Communities and Justice NSW

Temporary Full-Time roles up to 12 months



About us


Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW Justice Sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.


About the role


Come and join our team and help make a difference in Communities and Justice. Corrective Services NSW Offender Programs provides a comprehensive approach to reducing the risk of reoffending through comprehensive risk assessment and therapeutic programs located in one of our closed treatment communities within custody for adult males.


Our programs are state-of-the-art and designed to provide interventions that target identified risk factors and the criminogenic risk needs of the individual offender.


Intensive Therapeutic Programs are currently seeking two enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to take on an exciting opportunity and join the team as a Senior Psychologist in our flagship sex offender program. These roles work as part of a team of four senior psychologists who provide leadership and supervision to a team of psychologists. Staff deliver group based interventions to high risk needs offenders in a dedicated treatment wing at Long Bay Correctional Centre.


This is a diverse and exciting role that includes management, supervision and direct clinical work. Psychologists work as part of a broader multidisciplinary team under the supervision and management of the Chief Psychologist Intensive Therapeutic Programs.


Essential Requirements

·         The role of Senior Psychologist must have a minimum four year accredited qualification in psychology.

·         Current full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

·         Eligible to be a Board-approved supervisor.

·         Demonstrated knowledge and ability with regards to criminogenic risk assessments,

·         Including risks related to sex and violent offending.

·        Previous experience in assessment and the facilitation of sex offender treatment groups is highly desirable.

Previous experience working in a correctional setting is not required.




For more information on the essential requirements please review the Role Description.


Applying for the role


To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via


Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.


A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.


Email: Katherine Sahm

Phone: 0407 037 827, or 9219 8104

Closing date: 11 December 2019, 11.59pm AEST


NSW Department of Communities and Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


The Department encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

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