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Clinical Psychologist - Domestic Family Violence Sexual Assault Service (dfvsas)

Last update 2024-04-18
Expires 2024-04-17
ID #2101203230
65 AU$
Clinical Psychologist - Domestic Family Violence Sexual Assault Service (dfvsas)
Australia, New South Wales, Wollongong,
Modified April 4, 2024


Clinical Psychologist - Domestic Family Violence Sexual Assault Service (DFVSAS) Psychology, Counselling & Social Work (Healthcare & Medical)Government - State (Government & Defence) Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 31 August 2024 with the possibility of extension at same/reduced hours (Job-Share to be considered)Facility: Warilla Community Health Centre Position Classification: Clinical Psychologist Remuneration: $53.23- $64.88 per hour Hours Per Week: 38 Requisition ID: REQ478983 Applications Close: 10 April 2024 This is a Temporary Full Time 38 hours per week Maternity Relief position until 31 August 2024 with the possibility of extension at same/reduced hours.

Job-Share is considered for this role.

What you'll be doing The Domestic Family Violence and Sexual Assault Service (DFVSAS) is responsible for providing high quality clinical services and capacity building within ISLHD sexual assault and domestic violence portfolios. The Clinical Psychologist role will provide specialist clinical psychology services to children, young people and their families, as well as adult clients who access DFVSAS, promoting optimal health outcomes consistent with Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) policies, procedures, standards, relevant legislation, and the NSW Health Code of Conduct.  What we can offer you The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) provides you with an excellent career choice with many rewarding experiences.

At ISLHD we are not just offering jobs, we are offering you the opportunity to excel in your chosen field and to experience a work life balance.

Work flexibility is very important at ISLHD and we provide our people with a range of benefits and conditions to assist with balancing the demands of work and personal life where possible.

We offer:· ADOs each month (for eligible full time employees)· Study and development leave· Access to in-house training, learning and educational opportunities· Discounted parking· Salary packaging options to reduce your tax and increase your take home pay (for eligible employees)· Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – counselling for you and your family· Fitness Passport program – ISLHD staff can sign-up with Fitness Passport, an external service provider.

Fitness Passport offers employees access to gyms and fitness services that are current members of its program on a minimum 12 month contract.  All NSW Health workers are required to have completed an up-to-date course of a COVID-19 vaccine (2 doses) 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.

Talent Pool This recruitment may be used to create a talent pool / eligibility list where candidates may be offered casual, ongoing permanent, or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 18 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 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: Critieria: Must be generally registered as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia with areas of practice endorsement in Clinical Psychology or eligibility to progress to endorsement and hold a current NSW Drivers Licence, with the ability to travel in accordance with position responsibilities.

Demonstrated recent and relevant experience working with children, young people (and their families) and adults who have experienced sexual abuse and domestic violence (DFV) providing appropriate psychological assessment (including psychometric assessments), complex case formulation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychopathology.

Advanced understanding of the dynamics and social, emotional and neurodevelopmental effects of sexual abuse & domestic violence and a commitment to integrated models for working with clients who have experienced trauma, abuse and neglect.

Extensive knowledge and understanding of childhood emotional, behavioural, developmental, and social problems and the ability to design and provide intervention and advice in the context of complex family relationships and the impacts of intergenerational trauma across the lifespan; adopting a culturally sensitive lens when supporting people from indigenous and/or culturally diverse backgrounds.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience using of range of integrated, systemic and trauma evidence based approaches to address the multiple and complex needs of individuals and families seen in a DFVSAS clinical setting and application of relevant legislation to clinical practice, including appropriate ethics and boundaries in this context.

Effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills, ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships.

Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and manage stressful situations; problem solving, computer literacy, time management and organisational skills; ability to work unsupervised and apply advanced reasoning skills and independent professional judgement when dealing with situations of a novel or critical nature.

Demonstrated ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement activities and service evaluation processes with other staff and demonstrated capacity to provide clinical supervision.

Need more information? 1) Click here for the Position Description 2) Find out more about applying for this position For role related queries or questions contact Simon Hillier on or.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Clinical psychologist - domestic family violence sexual assault service (dfvsas)

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