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Job Number : 29477
Type and Location : Psychologist / Perth
Listed By : Western Australia Police Force on 6 Jan 2020
Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist (x2)

As an employer of choice, the Western Australia Police Force (WA Police Force) has a number of benefits to offer that can enrich your employment experience.

In addition to your agreed salary and employer superannuation contributions, the WA Police Force offers stability, growth and learning opportunities, work-life balance opportunities, flexible leave options, salary packaging and a fit for life program.

  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team that supports and contributes to the overall well-being of the WA Police Force community?
  • Are you looking for a highly stimulating role that will facilitate continuous learning and development as a psychologist regardless of where you are in your career?

We are looking for Psychologists/Clinical Psychologists to join us for this opportunity:

  • to work with a high-functioning client group
  • to experience diversity in applying and furthering your intervention, prevention and support skills
  • to have a dedicated role in supporting officers attached to high-risk areas
  • to play a key role in the training and education of the workforce on a range of topics related to psychological well-being.

In addition to regular peer supervision and individual supervision by a provider of your choice, we also offer other opportunities for formal professional development and flexibility in how your work day is structured. As a member of the Psychology Unit you will have the opportunity to participate in state and national level forums to shape and influence key mental health and wellbeing strategies for policing and other first responders. Suitable psychologists will be supported to become a Board accredited supervisor and encouraged to take a leadership role in applied research projects.

Where appointed at Specified Calling Level 2 (SC2) it is expected that the candidate will work towards endorsement in an approved area of practice.

This role does require you to undertake regular intrastate travel and some interstate state travel as part of national collaborations. You are also required to be on the on-call roster, usually no more than one week in five.


This role provides psychological assessments, interventions and support as well as critical incident stress management services to Western Australia Police Force (WA Police Force) personnel. Provides a advisory and consultancy service to supervisors, managers and other relevant personnel concerning the welfare of WA Police Force personnel. Liaises with other public sector agencies and private providers concerning ongoing services for personnel and develops and contributes to Agency health and welfare policies and programs. Prepares professional assessment reports, treatment plans and recommendations.

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For further job-related information please contact Dr Renae Hayward or Dr Lola Tsiaras on telephone number 0448 362 450.

Closing date: Monday, 3 February 2020 at 4:00pm WST. Please note: Faxed, late or pro-forma applications will not be accepted.

Contact Details
Dr Renae Hayward or Dr Lola Tsiaras on telephone number 0448 362 450.

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