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Job Number : 28581
Type and Location : Psychologist / Sydney
Listed By : Back2Work on 6 Sep 2019
General or Provisional Psychologist - ARABIC SPEAKING (Western Sydney)

Employment Focused Psychologist

Full-time OR Part time Salaried Position in Sydney's Western suburbs 

Are you a registered psychologist looking for the next best step in your psychology career? Are you looking for exposure to a diverse and challenging client cohort well deserving of change and achievement?

Or are you a provisional psychologist (4+2 or 5+1) looking to complete your training with a supportive organisation whilst developing strong clinical skills? 

Back2Work are a team of psychologists dedicated to supporting the goal of employment attainment for some of the most disadvantaged and worthy people in our community. Back2Work have a genuine national footprint, over a decade of evidence in support of a ‘work first’ intervention frame work and proven results in changing lives. 

As a part of a multidisciplinary team you will apply state of the art evidence based interventions and psychoeducation in support of a diverse and rewarding client base. In conjunction with our trading partners you will develop and implement strategies designed for participants to leverage strengths and self supports to secure the goal and privileges of employment attainment.

Back2Work have designed this role for full time clinicians who take a hands on approach to intervention and have established or developing skills in assessment, individual intervention, group facilitation and psychoeducation.

We are open to this role being a full or part time position for the right candidate. It is based in the Western suburbs of Sydney and we are seeking those who are Arabic Speaking to service sites consisting of Arabic Spreaking clients.

Back2Work support all staff with supervision, mentorship and a ‘first amongst equals’ leadership approach underpinned by a ‘research practitioner’ framework. As an organisation Back2Work is supportive of career development, promotion and academic extension.


Highlights of Working with Back2Work:

Psychologists currently working with Back2Work benefit from camaraderie with their colleagues and support they enjoy while in the field. We have well-developed, best in class back office systems and support and our training is without parallel. Your work will be varied and challenging and at times, you’ll feel clinically stretched; but you’ll never feel isolated. You’ll be trained in the use of our customised case management and report writing system, have access to great training, supervision and ongoing professional development.

The company vision and values are embodied by an inspiring Managing Director, a seasoned CEO and state management cohort who are passionate about high performance and high engagement staff leadership.

Best of all, you’ll be part of an elite group of highly-trained, highly effective psychologists who are helping make a difference to vulnerable Australians.


The Perks:

We pay our people really well and in addition, provide opportunities for clinical supervision, provide travel, phone and other work-related allowances. Through our elearning platform you will also be able to achieve yearly CPD requirements through Back2Work.

You’ll also receive accreditation in our Back2Work Work First Focused model.


Role Requirements:

  • AHPRA registration as a registered psychologist or eligible as a provisional psychologist 
  • The right attitude, optimism and problem-solving skills to help clients navigate challenges 
  • To be extraverted and tenacious
  • Well-developed IT skills to pick up our case management and report writing systems
  • An ability to learn quickly 
  • Experience in liaising and building relationships with key stakeholders
  • Understanding of the DSM-5 in the diagnosis of mental health disorders
  • Understanding or previous delivery of evidence-based brief psychological interventions (eg. CBT, MI, SFBT)
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills in a commercial environment
  • Please note applicants must have full working rights in Australia

 Next Steps:

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