Full-Time Ongoing roles (part-time will be considered)
North West, NSW- Glen Innes and St Heliers Correctional Centre
includes salary of $68,804 - $119,607 plus employer’s contribution to
superannuation and annual leave loading
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
Corrective Services NSW is currently seeking
enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join our team as a
Psychologist in the Northwest Cluster. 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
The first role assists in provision of services to
the Glenn Innes Correctional Centre, and the Community Corrections Offices of
Inverell, Armidale, Glenn Innes and Moree. There is flexibility in relation to
the primary location of the role.
The second role is based at St Heliers Correctional
Centre, which is a minimum security correctional centre for males, located in
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 professional
development in order for psychologists to facilitate assessments of sexual and
CSNSW offers flexible work hours under the Flexible
Working Hours Agreement.
Professional development and AHPRA supervision
needs are provided internally including an annual conference.
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
(AHPRA) as a Psychologist
in the provision of psychological services
working in a multidisciplinary team
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 viawww.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and 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
When applying you will need to:
Answer the two pre-screening questions below – we
are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in this focus capability.
- 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).
and give examples of your organisational and communication skills to key
stakeholders in your daily duties as well as more formally in report
writing (400 words). Please attach a de-identified report as an example.
Contact: Email: Jillian.Cawood@justice.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 0419 538 338
Closing date: 9th
A talent pool may
be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a
period of up to 18 months.