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Clinical Psychologist

Job description

About the organisation

Talent Quarter are working with a large government organisation that is offering a great opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist. The role has lots of room for growth and encourages the successful candidate to further develop professional and clinical skills, as well as leadership capabilities.

The role performs a clinical, consultant, education and research psychology service with children and families within the multidisciplinary and professional team context.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertakes individual, group and team interventions with children and their families, i.e.psychotherapy, systemic intervention, psycho-education and cognitive behaviour therapy.
  • Performs psychological assessments to appraise cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning of children and their families, i.e. interview, systemic observations, psychometric and psycho-diagnostic assessments and evaluation of systems.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings in which clinical management and intervention planning decisions are made.
  • Provides advice and training on psychological matters to colleagues.
  • Participates in public preventative and health-education programs in areas of specialist expertise as required.
  • Participates in research of an applied clinical and evaluative nature.

Key selection criteria

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and eligibility for full registration and endorsement in Clinical Psychology with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in clinical psychological assessment procedures, interview techniques and intervention practices pertaining to children and their families.
  • Ability to function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of research, evidence-based theory, and clinical practice applicable to children and their families.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with other health professionals and external agencies both on individual patient-management matters and on general service issues.
  • A thorough knowledge of the laws, application and ethical standards governing psychological practice.
  • Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Equal Opportunity, Disability Services and Occupational Safety and Health, and how these impact on employment and service delivery.
  • Current driver’s licence.

For further details, please get in touch

08 6255 6530 |[email protected]

Perth, Western Australia
Social Care

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