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Job Number : 29201
Type and Location : HR/Psychology / NSW - Other
Listed By : NSW Department of Justice on 15 Nov 2019
Psychologist - South Region
  • Ongoing and Temporary Full-Time
  • Location: South and West, NSW
  • Package includes salary of ($68,084 - $119,607)  plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading


About us


Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported. CSNSW offers flexible work hours under the Flexible Working Hours Agreement.


About the role


Looking for a tree change? Corrective Services NSW is currently seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated people to join our team as a Psychologist. Corrective Services NSW Psychology Services is responsible for conducting assessments and providing interventions that address the risks, needs and responsivity issues to reduce the risk of re-offending by adult offenders in correctional centres and under community supervision.




Psychologists work as part of a team under the supervision and management of a Senior Psychologist and Regional Chief Psychologist. Psychology Services work as part of a broader multidisciplinary team, while based in a primary location provide services across locations and centres within their cluster as the needs of each cluster are identified. Corrective Services provides training for assessments in sexual and violent offenders.


The roles are located in the South and West NSW and provide services to the Correctional Centres and Community Corrections Offices in Bathurst, Goulburn, Lithgow, Mannus, Nowra and Wellington.


About you


The ideal candidate for this role will have:


  • Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Psychologist or be eligible to commence provisional registration.
  • Experience in the provision of psychological services.
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team.

Applicants who are eligible for provisional registration will be considered for some locations, depending upon availability of supervisors.


The focus capabilities for the role are the capabilities in which occupants must demonstrate immediate Competence and can be found on the Role Description.


Applying for the role


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


When applying you will need to:


  1. 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.
  2. Answer the two pre-screening questions below:
  •      Describe in detail your experience in administering psychological assessment tools you have been trained in, and how you could apply this to your role as a CSNSW Psychologist working with offenders. ( 400 words max )
  •       Describe and give examples of your organisational and communication skills to key stakeholders in your daily duties as well as more formally in report writing.  Please attach a de identified report as an example. ( 400 words max )


Contact: Email:  


Closing date: 13th December 2019, 11.59pm AEST



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


The Department of 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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