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Job Number : 29489
Type and Location : Psychologist / NSW - Other
Listed By : Allambi Care on 8 Jan 2020
Registered Psychologist

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  Legal, Ethical and Professional Conduct

  • Act within level of competence and refers when appropriate
  • Recognise responsibilities and lines of accountability
  • Behave in a responsible and professional way (e.g. client and professional relationships, confidentiality, ethical decision making, complaint procedures)
  • Demonstrate independent management of professional affairs - able to work autonomously with minimal direction and instruction
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to different cultural and indigenous values
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of the relevant legislation
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of the relevant ethical codes and guidelines (including key ethical issues of competence, professional roles and relationships, record keeping, dual relationships, confidentiality, terminating professional relationships)


Assessment and Measurement

  • Conduct psychological assessments as directed by Clinical Director
  • Interpret test results and prepare written reports
  • Demonstrate understanding of limitations of standardised tests and their psychometric and normative basis
  • Demonstrate understanding of culturally and linguistically appropriate test use and interpretation


Service Delivery

  • Make a formulation
  • Develop or plan preventative, developmental, remedial or other services in line with a positive psychological framework
  • Adopt culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions
  • Adopt evidence-based interventions when available
  • Work sensitively with the carers and families of clients where appropriate
  • Implement services underpinned by strength based theory and practice
  • Demonstrate competence in basic counselling skills and utilise them in therapeutic service delivery
  • Monitor and review restricted practices
  • Review selected behaviour support plans based on the individual needs of clients
  • Participate in designated managerial meetings/sessions as requested by the Clinical Director
  • Identify, monitor and assist in the allocation of resources to intervention implementation programs
  • Provide consultancy to identified persons or groups as requested by the Clinical Director
  • Work in professional collaboration with AC psychologists, psychiatric consultants, AC Clinical Director, Internship Supervisor(s) and other professionals in the provision of comprehensive services to clients



  • Establish good rapport with clients
  • Demonstrate effective and appropriate oral and written communication
  • Keep records that meet health system requirements and legislation
  • Prepare and deliver training to staff as required
  • Work in positive collaboration with the Clinical Director, AC colleagues and outside agencies to promote quality clinical service delivery to all stakeholders


Professional Development

  • Maintain and update knowledge and skills
  • Access and critically interpret a range of sources of knowledge
  • Collect data that promotes effective service delivery
  • Integrate evidence-based research into professional activity
  • Participate in weekly debriefing and planning sessions with the Clinical Director as scheduled


Supervision Requirements

  • Complete all tasks under the direct supervision of Clinical Services Manager/Lead Clinician
  • Participate in monthly supervision with Dr Allison Doerr, Board of Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA)
  • Complete fortnightly supervision with AC Clinical Director 




  • Qualifications in Psychology or a related field and,
  • One year experience in the community services industry or a related field, or
  • Experience as determined by Human Resources



Must have these documents if successful

  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Drivers License
  • Comprehensively insured vehicle
  • First Aid Certificate


What is on offer?

  • Full Time Employment
  • Salary Packaging (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Fitness Passport
  • 4 Weeks Annual Leave
  • 12 Roster Days Off a year (One per month)

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Please note, applications must include a cover letter addressing above essential Criteria and a complete resume including two professional references.

As part of our recruitment process preferred candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical examination. Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applications are to be submitted by COB (5PM) 9th February 2020

Allambi Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.


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Contact Details
Glen Simpson

People Support and Culture Manager

Allambi Care


Phone: (02)49445900

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