Senior Psychologist

Senior Psychologist

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Award, Level 6 (Permanent, Full-time: $92,703-$96,794)

  • Achieve work-life balance with flexible working hours and work-from-home options
  • Enjoy job security with a permanent full-time role
  • Salary sacrifice options

Mandatory: The principal programs related to this role are considered to be health-care and performed in a health-care setting. As such, consideration of the role requires up-to-date Covid-19 vaccination status and evidence of a Covid-19 digital certificate.

About the role

This is a leadership role which manages and develops a team of psychologists to deliver psychological services to the community across a range of government programs as well as private fee-for-service clients. The role is expected to role model best practice with an active case load balanced by the management of programs, including program evaluation, reporting and acquittals of the various contracted programs. Programs of note include Commonwealth service contracts for alcohol and other drugs counselling and Queensland State family counselling. The role also drives the development of new programs, implementation and evaluation.

This is a role which has a significant staff development component as it is expected to provide professional supervision and peer support while establishing effective and professional practice standards in clinical work, records management that meet both organisational and APHRA standards as well co-ordinate professional development and continuous improvement activities.

Why work with us?

Better Together has a culture of collaboration and communication, resulting in a harmonious and stable workplace. Colleagues are supportive, express gratitude and quick to recognise great work. In addition to the supportive team atmosphere, Better Together also provides:

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,886 of your salary tax-free;  $2626 in meals and entertaniment and access to salary sacrifice work items.
  • Professional development annual allowance $900.
  • Additional Paid Parenting Leave payments (after qualifying period).

Qualifications:

  • APHRA Psychologist General Registration
  • Desirable: Approved or eligible for approval as a Psychology Board of Australia Supervisor.
  • Queensland C-Class Driver License with no restrictions.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination compliant (up-to-date vaccination, digital certificate required).

Skills and experience

  • At least five years’ counselling and psychological intervention experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical leadership and provision of supervision to meet APHRA requirements.
  • Demonstrated competency and experience in therapies related to alcohol and other drugs and families counselling.
  • Commitment to evidence-based therapies and continued professional development.
  • Experience in EAP counselling is desirable.

Applications will close on Friday, April 1 at close of business. It may be extended until the right candidate is found. For a confidential discussion of the role, please speak to Eileen Rothwell, People & Engagement Coordinator on (07) 4091 3850 or email eileen.r@bettertogether.com.au for the position description.

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