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Job Number : 29317
Type and Location : Health / Sydney
Listed By : NSW Department of Justice on 2 Dec 2019
Psychologist - Temporary and Ongoing - Long Bay Correctional Centre
  • Temporary Full time
  • Location: Long Bay Correctional Centre
  • Mobile Psychology Team
  • Salary ($68,084 - $ 119,607 ) plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading


About us


Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW Justice sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.


About the role


There are 3 Psychologist roles available in the Mobile Psychology Team. These roles are dynamic and provide a wide range of opportunities for state-wide psychological services as the needs of each cluster are identified across the State.  It reports directly to the Senior Psychologist, Mobile Psychology Team and Chief Psychologist Specific Needs.


Duties will include, but not limited to:


  • This role requires state-wide travel during the week only.
  • Required to work as part of a team and demonstrate good teamwork abilities.
  • Responsible for conducting assessments and providing interventions that address the risks, needs and responsivity issues to reduce the risk of re-offending by adult offenders. 
  • Requires good clinical and therapeutic skills as you are required to provide therapeutic interventions with a variety of inmates on a wide range of topics and areas.



  • Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Psychologist.
  • Experience in the provision of psychological services and experience working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Current NSW driver’s licence with ability and willingness to travel throughout NSW.



  • Extensive variety of skills utilised in work role.
  • Opportunity to develop your skills working with a diverse offender population.
  • Training provided to equip you with the skills to work in a forensic environment, such as sexual and violent risk assessments.
  • Individual and group supervision provided, as well as attendance at the annual CSNSW Psychology Conference.

Click here to download the Role Description.



Applying for the role


To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via


Answer the two pre-screening questions below:


  • Describe your experience in psychological assessment and treatment, and how would you apply this to your role as a CSNSW Psychologist working with brief interventions to offenders with mental health impairment, behavioural issues or cognitive impairment. ( 400 words max )


  • Describe your ability in working as part of a team. How would you ensure a good working relationship with a variety of stakeholders? ( 400 words max )


Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description and answer the two pre-screening questions.



Contact: Ana-Marija Ciko, Senior Psychologist, Mobile Psychology Team - 0436 316 482 or  


Closing date 3 January 2019, 11.59pm AEST


A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.


The Department of Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


The Department encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

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