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Psychologist - Part Time

Requisition Number:  42495
Location: 

Villawood, NSW, AU

  • Part time role, working Thursday and Friday office hours
  • Exceptional opportunity to be part of a well-established organization
  • Real job satisfaction from providing help to people in need on a daily basis

Are you an experienced Psychologist ready for your next challenge? Join a friendly and multidisciplinary team to provide healthcare services.

The Role

The primary function of this role is to govern, co-ordinate and deliver psychological services / interventions to patients affected by trauma related mental health problems including survivors of torture and/or trauma at the Immigration Detention Centre clinic at Villawood. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver evidence-based clinical psychological services to persons within the immigration network through assessment, case formulation and case management, structured interview techniques and therapeutic interventions
  • Clinical leadership and care for patients with mental health trauma issues including assessment and trauma informed formulation to direct care
  • Assessment and diagnosis of major mental illnesses and psychological problems
  • Triage referrals; conduct mental health assessments
  • Ensure high standards of psychological care with one to one sessions or group therapy
  • Provide clinical reports to internal and external stakeholders

You

To be considered you must have the following:

  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Full AHPRA registration as a Psychologist
  • A minimum of 3 years post registration experience. Detention or corrections experience highly desirable
  • Experience with working with patients with PTSD / torture and trauma / psychological trauma
  • Proven experience with clinical coordination / case management and risk assessment within the mental health environment
  • Experience in assessment and diagnosis of mental health disorders, and provision of Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy and other evidence-based focused clinical psychological strategies
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records as well as excel and word programs

We are a worksite where it is mandatory to: have up-to-date vaccinations; and wear an approved face mask (e.g. N95).

The Benefits

  • Working with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Be recognised, well-acknowledge and rewarded
  • Multidisciplinary, dynamic and collaborative team
  • Opportunities to expand your career and support an Australian and international network
  • Free parking available onsite
  • Be part of a large, well respected medical organisation.

The Organisation

International Health and Medical Services (IHMS) is a large Australian based organisation that specialises in providing compassionate and professional multidisciplinary medical care in challenging environments. We primarily work with governments and large private organisations to deliver industry leading service to patients.  

 

We are globally recognised for our unique expertise and offer fantastic opportunities to undertake meaningful work with patients where others can’t. We offer opportunities for people to learn and grow their skills and knowledge in a caring organisation focusing on professional development and clinical excellence.

IHMS welcomes you to Apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. Only suitable shortlisted candidates will be contacted.