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Clinical Psychologist – EL2 Equivalent
Ref. DK08102019-1

8 month contract with the possibility of extension | Canberra ACT Location | Interstate travel may be required | $75 - $88 plus 9.5% superannuation dependent on experience

Our well known Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join their team. Your key responsibility within this role will be to provide wellbeing services to internal staff, including wellbeing support, crisis support, education and training and expert policy advice, evaluation and reporting.

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Guide the development and direction of wellbeing programs that provide strategies to mitigate risk, increase resilience and reduce negative impacts
  • Monitor staff wellbeing and provide solutions to management about areas of concern that may be impacting staff and their ability to perform their role
  • Provide professional support to staff and assist in the development of individual wellbeing plans
  • Provide crisis support including intervention face to face or via telephone and de-briefings
  • Promote awareness of wellbeing, including through training sessions around building resilience
  • Participate in meetings to promote wellbeing tools, tips and engagement strategies
  • Provide expert advice on policy relating to staff wellbeing and evaluate its effectiveness
  • Provide reports at regular review meetings on the effectiveness on the current policy and key themes and areas of concern, providing solutions to these concerns
  • Occasional interstate travel as required

    To be successful in this position, you will possess;

  • Doctorate or Clinical Masters degree in Psychology, and completion of a clinical internship
  • Registration with AHPRA as an endorsed Clinical Psychologist
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role, preferably in a government setting
  • Expertise in managing and advising on staff wellbeing and developing individual wellbeing plans where appropriate
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with staff in a sensitive and professional manner
  • High level writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience with using crisis intervention techniques and a knowledge and ability to apply relevant current psychological methodologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively on complex topics with other staff

    This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service. In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

    SOS Recruitment is committed to the principles of workplace diversity and equity in employment and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, women, people with family responsibilities, people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and LGBTIQ people.

    Please complete the following to register your interest in this position:

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