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Job Number : 23391
Type and Location : Psychologist / ACT
Listed By : Strategic Psychology on 12 Jan 2018
Full Time/Part Time Registered Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist Positions Available

Strategic Psychology is a growing practice located in the heart of Canberra City focusing on counselling for all ages and assessments for children.


Strategic Psychology is centered around the highest quality of client care and best practice principles. Moving to a new office in mid 2018, Strategic Psychology will be home to twenty brand new purpose built office and assessment rooms, a large meeting room and staff area along with a warm and comfortable waiting area for clients.


Setting the standard in Canberra, Strategic Psychology strives to exceed client expectations and create a new benchmark of psychological care. Strategic Psychology is a growing practice located in the heart of Canberra City with a special interest in counselling for all ages and assessments for children. We currently have a rare opportunity for full-time and part-time registered psychologists/clinical psychologists to join our dynamic team.


Our philosophy is for our psychologist’s to work with their prefered client groups as we believe this results in best outcomes for clients and happy psychologists. Work to your strengths and choose the type of clients / assessments you would like to do. We offer clients roles working with:

  • Adults

  • Couples

  • Children

  • Adolescents

  • Assessments

  • Any combination of the above


Are you interested in being part of an experienced, dynamic and client focused team?


What Strategic Psychology can offer you:


Employment: Security in full-time or part-time employment with superannuation and leave entitlements.


Team Environment: Strategic Psychology has an experienced team of psychologists and administration staff working together to achieve the highest quality of care for clients. We also enjoy having regular team meetings, breakfasts, lunches and social drinks.


Brand New Office Space: Strategic Psychology is opening its new office in the city with planning in place for up to 20 new consulting/assessment rooms, comfortable and welcoming architecturally designed waiting area, light filled rooms and new furniture and equipment.


Professional Development: Strategic Psychology has a generous annual professional development program for attending workshops and continual learning to ensure all staff are keeping up to date with the latest research and best practice approaches.


Supervision: Individual and group supervision are provided on a fortnightly basis.


Full Administrative Support: Strategic Psychology has two reception staff and a Practice Manager who support the team of psychologists with booking and rescheduling appointments, taking payments, organising assessment times, preparing client files and much more.

What can you offer Strategic Psychology:


We are looking for impressive candidates with the following skills and attributes:


  • Excellent counselling / clinical skills

  • An outstanding work ethic

  • Strong time management skills

  • A reliable and mature approach to servicing clients and referring parties

  • The ability and initiative to work autonomously while being part of a clinical team

  • Enthusiasm and passion for practicing psychology

  • Attention to detail and having pride in your work

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Candidates must hold full registration with AHPRA, have a Medicare provider number (or be eligible and willing to obtain a Medicare provider number) and have APS membership (or willing to obtain membership).

Selection Criteria:


All prospective candidates are required to address the following selection criteria questions as part of their application process:


  • What client groups do you have experience working work with? (Children, adolescents, adults, couples, families). Please describe your counselling experience with the respective client groups you have selected.


  • How would you describe your therapeutic approach? What model/s of therapy would you consider yourself to be proficient at.


  • Please provide an example of when you were involved with a challenging client presenting with self-harm. What difficulties came about and what strategies did you apply to support the client? What was the outcome?


  • Please provide an example of when you were unable to meet a client’s expectations causing a rupture in the therapeutic relationship. How did you approach your client following the rupture and what efforts did you make in trying to repair the relationship? What was the result?


  • How would you approach management with concerns or feedback regarding your working environment?


  • Please provide an example where you have used your initiative or critical thinking to make improvements to work practices or processes?

Please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae along with your completed selection criteria to Nesh Nikolic: by COB Friday 09 February 2018


Please include two contactable referees. Candidates may be contacted earlier to discuss their application.



Contact Details
Nesh Nikolic

Principal Clinical Psychologist

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