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Job Number : 26852
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne, VIC - Other
Listed By : Chris Mackey and Associates on 22 Feb 2019
CLINICAL or COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST (FT/PT) PRIVATE PRACTICE IN GEELONG

www.chrismackey.com.au 

Our practice has operated for over 25 years as a progressive private psychology clinic based in Geelong, currently staffed by 11 Psychologists. We seek an enthusiastic psychologist to join our team.

We offer an optimal team environment for psychologists to develop their therapy interests and skills. We are nationally recognized as a leading psychology practice for our clinical outcome research and successful business model (eg. see InPsych article October, 2016).

You will gain an insight into our treatment approaches by visiting our website https://www.chrismackey.com.au/resources/, with therapy videos, clinical handouts and outcome research on over 2000 clients demonstrating the effectiveness of the therapy we offer. 

  Benefits include:

• generous salaries (eg. six-figure starting salary package for experienced P2)            

• secure employment with paid annual leave, personal leave, public holidays and superannuation

• free regular individual and group supervision

• paid training opportunities, fully meeting CPD requirements

• flexibility with hours

• strong peer support

• manageable workload

• a stimulating and varied range of work suited to your strengths and interests 

• exceptional work facilities and an 8 member administrative support team (several of our admin team have health professional qualifications) 

 

Our Practice Principal, Chris Mackey is a Fellow of the APS. He has 35 years’ experience in offering formal supervision to over 80 psychologists and was on the local scientific committee for the 2016 WCBCT congress in Melbourne.

This position will especially suit a naturally optimistic therapist who is interested in a positive psychology approach. Our commitment to this area is reflected in the practice manager and practice principal both authoring books in the positive psychology area (Positive Oncology, and Synchronicity: Empower your life with the gift of coincidence; 2ndedition entitledThe Positive Psychology of Synchronicity: Enhance your mental health with the power of coincidence – due out in August 2019). Our practice is also involved in producing the Channel 9 TV wellbeing show, Destination Happiness.  

The successful applicant will likely have a strong love of learning, excellent interpersonal skills and have gained supervised experience gained in a setting such as a public hospital or clinic. 

Those interested in undertaking the Clinical Registrar program may also apply. We have trained over twenty clinical registrars to date.

A minimum of 3 days per week for this position is ideal, but full-time is preferred. Availability to offer two after hours weekday sessions (no later than 7pm) and a fortnightly Saturday is ideal for our client needs. This is not mandatory and the hours for this position are fully negotiable.

Requirements: For P2 equivalent level, completion of a Clinical Masters or Counselling Masters.

Requirements: For P3 level, Membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists plus a minimum of four years’ full-time clinical experience post Clinical Masters or Clinical Doctoral degree.

Position descriptions available upon request 

See our website at www.chrismackey.com.au for further details.

 

Closing Date:

Friday 15th March 2019. Early applications are encouraged. 

Pre-interview meetings with a tour of our clinic are offered.

Contact Details
Enquiries and applications (listing 3 referees) to:

Sue Mackey, Practice Manager

sm@chrismackey.com.au

Geelong West VIC 3218

Ph: (03) 5224 1222




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