Psychologist - Trauma Support Services

Requisition Number:  49826

Villawood, NSW, AU


International Health and Medical Services (IHMS)

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 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.

  • Part Time contract, work 2 days a week between Monday to Friday, office hours
  • Competitive pay, free onsite parking
  • Exceptional opportunity to be part of a well-established organisation

Looking for an experienced Psychologist to join a friendly and MDT to provide psychological services to patients affected by trauma.

The Role

You will be part of the mental health team providing advanced psychological skills and services to the clients in Immigration Detention Facility clinic at Villawood, NSW. Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver evidence-based clinical psychological services 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


  • 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.


  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Full AHPRA medical registration as a Psychologist
  • 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



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Only suitable shortlisted candidates will be contacted