First listed on: 01 October 2018

Psychologist - Mental Health - Nowra

Employment Type:
 Temporary Part Time maternity relief - 20hpw up to 11/11/19 with the possibility of an extension at same/reduced hours
Position Classification: Psychologist
Remuneration: $33.40 - $49.65 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ69974
Closing Date:14 October 2018

What you'll be doing
The position is part of the Shoalhaven Sub-Acute Mental Health Unit and will play an essential function as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team. The position purpose is to collaboratively provide care coordination and support a recovery model of care with emphasis on trauma informed care.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.               
An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.

Please note:
 Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Psychologist, and a licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive occasionally for work purposes.
  2. Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and organise own work.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to evidence based and ethical psychological practice.
  6. Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing and evaluating group psychological interventions.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to the incorporation of Mental Health Recovery principles into clinical practice.

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