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Job Number : 27544
Type and Location : Clinical / ACT
Listed By : PsychSessions on 17 May 2019
Eating Disorder team Generalist or Clinical Psychologist
  • PsychSessions is a vibrant and busy private psychology practice in Canberra with clinics in the city centre and Deakin (see www.psychsessions.com.au).
  • We are seeking a competent Generalist or Clinical Psychologist with a special interest and experience in the treatment of eating disorders to expand our existing ED team.
  • Applications from psychologists who do not have a special interest in ED will also be considered. 
  • Working for PsychSessions provides the opportunity to work in the private sector, without the hassle of setting up and running your own private practice.

Job Description:

Successful applicants will be responsible for all aspects of providing therapy to their own client load. They will also enjoy the support of similarly focused colleagues, including our support staff and clinical director, and the security of working for an established practice with a strong referral base and good reputation. We are looking for applicants who are enthusiastic, able to work autonomously, and who enjoy being part of a supportive team.

While all applications which meet the eligibility criteria below will be considered, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from Clinical Psychologists who can help expand our services to children and adolescents.

Hours: 2 days per week, with the option of Saturdays, Sundays, and/or evenings, at negotiable times, starting soon.

Essential eligibility requirements:
- an appropriate post-graduate degree in Psychology (either Masters (Clin.Psych), DPsych or PhD(Clin.Psych) only.)

- full (unconditional) registration with the Psychology Board of Australia

- eligibility for registration with Medicare to provide psychology services.

Remuneration: 

Weekday staff are employed on permanent contracts, for which remuneration has two components:

  • Award wages and conditions in accordance with Health Professionals Award at Level HP2, HP3 or HP4 depending on your level of training and experience
  • Discretionary bonus according to the average number of clients per day up to an average of 5 clients per day. 

In combination, a Clinical Psychologist can expect to earn about $120K, and a Psychologist between $60-90K depending on the level of experience on entry, if they worked full time. 

Saturday and/or evening staff are employed on casual contracts with the option of being a contractor. Details supplied on request.

Contact Details
If you are interested, please email an expression of interest along with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and the contact details of two referees to: reception@psychsessions.com.au




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