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Job Number : 22697
Type and Location : Psychologist / Perth
Listed By : Life Resolutions on 11 Oct 2017
Psychologist

Position Title:                        Psychologist

Locations:                             Victoria Park

Employment Type:               Contracting

Reports to:                            Practice Manager

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Life Resolutions is a dynamic and fast-growing network of private practices, with a number of convenient locations around Perth, all with an interesting and diverse client base. We pride ourselves on creating a warm, supportive and professional environment both for clients and staff.

We are looking for a fully registered psychologist to work in our Victoria Park private practice across a wide client group (individuals, couples, and children). The position is available for a minimum of 2 days per week with the view to increase hours. Given our client group it is essential to be able to offer some after hours appointment times.

The growing number of private practices in the Life Resolutions network allows the opportunity to work with other psychologists and not in isolation. We provide strong induction, supervision and have excellent practice managers to provide overall support to our staff.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Duties and responsibilities of the psychologist include, but are not limited to:

Service

  • Counselling clients for the agreed hours per week in a private practice setting.
  • Preparing for client sessions
  • Engaging clients to commit to counselling.
  • Nurturing relationships with local referral agencies including liaising with GPs.
  • Performing administrative tasks commensurate with position responsibilities including client preparation and notes, letters to referrers, report writing, taking payments etc.

 

Professional Development

  • Professional development involves a continual update of current psychological therapies, procedures, conditions from attending seminars, courses and programs that are available.
  • Participation in group, peer and/or individual supervision.

 

Hours

The position is for a minimum of 14 hours. Due to our client needs it is essential to be able to offer some after hours sessions up to 8 pm on some evenings and/or 4pm on Saturdays. These times and days are flexible.

Selection Criteria for Psychologist Position

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Fully registered Psychologist with the National Psychologist Board of Australia.

 

Desirable:

  • Registered as a Clinical Psychologist under the Medicare Scheme
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated skill and experience in providing psychological interventions
  • Demonstrated ability to engage clients effectively

 

Desirable

  • Experience with individual, couple and corporate client groups.
  • Able to provide couples/marriage counselling
  • Sound computer literacy skills

 

Personal Qualities

  • Organised and effective time management
  • Takes own initiative
  • Works effectively both autonomously and as part of a team environment
  • Self- motivated, passionate and driven.

 

Life Resolutions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination.

Contact Details
Please send your resume or any enquiries about the role to Nina Adiya at nadiya@liferesolutions.com.au.



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