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Psychologist or Provisional Psychologist
Batemans Bay and Bega locations
Part-time applicants sought

About the Role

We are currently seeking Psychologists or Provisional Psychologists to join the FSA Psychology team in an exciting new venture.

In this role, you will be providing individual psychological intervention to children and their families from a satellite base in either Bega or Batemans Bay (location based on applicant preference). 

You will be providing a vital service to an under resourced community and have the opportunity to assist with community engagement and development of innovative ways to reach vulnerable families. 

You will work autonomously and independently, and receive full administrative support for all bookings, cancellation responses, billing, and calendar management. You will also receive regular supervision, access to peer consult, a generous CPD budget, and an external supervision reimbursement per month. This role is great for the psychologist who enjoys self-directed work while having access to a highly responsive and supportive team, and administrative assistance.

This is a unique opportunity to join a caring, supportive and award-winning community organisation, which has provided more than 30 years of trusted local support to clients and is now expanding to increase support to local communities further down the NSW South Coast.

 

Benefits and perks

  • Remuneration is negotiable based on qualifications, skills and experience.

  • Both contractor and salary models of employment will be considered.

  • Professional, community-focused and person-centred team culture.

  • Annual Training Needs Analysis and Training, Learning and Development Plan.

  • Charity Salary Packaging A$15,900 tax-free.

  • Rostered Days Off (RDOs).

  • Access to internal supervision.

  • Retainer contribution to external supervision.

  • Generous pro-rata CPD Budget. 

  • Generous relocation and accommodation packages available.

  • Paid Annual Family Days at Easter and Christmas.

Skills and experience / essential criteria

  • Provisional or Full Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA).

  • At least one year of experience in psychological intervention and practice.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively plan and coordinate individualised and evidence-based psychological interventions for a diverse range of client presentations.

  • Experience working from a trauma-informed framework and ensuring a high standard of care, quality assurance, and risk management for all clients.

  • Excellent prioritisation and time management, with a demonstrated capacity to manage a dynamic caseload with varied presentations.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated capacity for proactive liaison with relevant stakeholders and/or community engagement.

  • Demonstrated capacity to implement principles of reflective practice and self-care within a team.

  • Current Working with Children Check number.

  • Current unrestricted Driver's Licence.

 

Desirable criteria

  • Experience delivering creative interventions to young people with a range of psychological presentations.

  • Having an approved Medicare provider number.

  • Experience engaging with clients through a telehealth modality.
     

Please note that due to NSW Health mandates regarding COVID-19 vaccination status in health settings, applicants must be able to show evidence of double vaccination against COVID-19.

If you are interested in this position, please submit an up to date resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria above to Seek or via email at mathew.aquilina@familyservices.org.au. Early applications are encouraged. 

 

Further inquiries can be directed to Family Services Australia via telephone 1800 372 000 (Option 2) or to triage@familyservices.org.au and we will confidentially direct your enquiry.

 

Thank you sincerely for your consideration, we advise that only final candidates will be contacted.