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Job Number : 29272
Type and Location : Psychologist / QLD - Other
Listed By : Townsville Private Clinic on 25 Nov 2019
Psychologist- Mental Health Clinic Townsville CBD

Healthe Care is the third largest private hospital operator in Australia. We employ 7,000 people across Australia and in New Zealand, and operate a portfolio of 36 private healthcare facilities. 

Townsville Private Clinic (part of Healthe Care Australia) is a modern 60 bed voluntary private mental health service conveniently located on Wills Street in Townsville’s CBD.

Townsville Private Clinic is looking for a Psychologist, or Mental Health Social Worker to join our therapy programs team in 2020. This position will commence end of January/early February.  This full time, part-time or casual position will involve working with both inpatients; and day-patients, who visit the hospital to attend group therapy programs. In particular, applicants experienced in working with trauma, and with veterans and current serving defence members, will be highly considered.


  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology or Social Work
  • Minimum 5 years relevant mental health experience
  • Full registration with AHPRA or full membership of an appropriate professional association
  • Previous group facilitation experience
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated sound clinical skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Well developed interpersonal skills


  • Training in TF-CBT; and/or EMDR; and or CPT; and or DBT
  • Experience in working in an inpatient and outpatient environment
  • Experience in working with clients presenting with severe and persistent mental health issues and complex needs
  • Previous experience in working with veterans and/or current serving defence members
  • Experience liaising with senior management and doctors
  • Ability to take initiative and work autonomously within a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS) / Australian Association of Social

Pay- $47.20/hr to 59.91/hr + 25% Casual loading (If applicable)

Applications  to:

Executive Assistant

PO Box 5048

Townsville, QLD, 4810

or email:

Applications Close 13 December 2019

For further information contact Allied Health manager: Marlene Anderson on 07 4431 1600

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