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Job Number : 29807
Type and Location : Forensic / Adelaide
Listed By : Wavemaker Australia on 14 Feb 2020
Job Ref: 696424 – Senior Psychologist, Forensic Court Service


·        Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Forensic Court Service, James Nash House

·        Indicative Total Remuneration: $108,448 - $116,253 p.a. (pro rata) - AHP3 - Temp P/T (up to 30 June 2020)


Suited to a self-starter with exceptional communication and leadership skills, you will step into a brilliant multidisciplinary team of first class professionals within the Forensic Court Service at James Nash House. In this key role, you will be responsible for providing a clinical psychology service involving the establishment and monitoring of quality assurance procedures, program evaluation and the design and direct provision of psychology assessment and treatment services.


As the Senior Clinical Psychologist, you will provide advice, assistance, and consultancy services to Forensic Mental Health Services staff, and provide orientation, supervision and support to staff, provisional psychologists and volunteers. In addition, you will contribute to the development of service aims and objectives and participate in the development and maintenance of relationships with key partners in government and non-government services. You may also be involved in research and evaluation of psychological practice and promoting new information and development in the field of psychology.


To be the successful candidate, you must hold an appropriate Degree (Psychology) or equivalent qualification and registered with the Psychology Board of Australia. You must also be in an endorsed field of practice i.e. Clinical, Forensic, Health or Clinical Neuropsychology. Extensive experience in clinical management within the acute service area including program evaluation and service development is essential, combined with a broad base of experience in psychology practice. Past history will also show experience in the effective development, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies and procedures relevant in a hospital setting. A confident communicator with high level interpersonal skills, you will be capable of establishing and maintaining effective networks and partnerships with a broad range of clients and stakeholders.


The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.


Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  


Applications close: 28 February 2020


For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 696424



Contact Details

Tim Connell

08 7425 5263


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