Position Classification: Psychologist
Remuneration: $71,240 – $105,895 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ420712
Applications Close: 16 August 2023
What you’ll be doing
The position is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of assessment and ongoing psychological interventions to eating disordered clients and their families within the Illawarra.
All NSW Health workers are required to have completed an up-to-date course of a COVID-19 vaccine (3 doses for Category A roles, 2 doses for Category B roles) which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Please provide proof of vaccination if available.
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.
This recruitment may be used to create a talent pool / eligibility list where candidates may be offered casual, permanent, or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.
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.
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 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases before employment can commence.
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 https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#
Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/guide/nswhealth/Pages/apply-for-position.aspx
- Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Psychologist (PsyBA).
- Demonstrated skills in psychological assessment, interpretation, diagnostic and referral skills.
- Demonstrated skills in psychological interventions and knowledge of intervention approaches used in the treatment of eating disorders.
- Demonstrated skills in clinical decision making, multi-disciplinary case management and team work.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate service plans.
- Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Current unrestricted NSW Class C driver’s licence.