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Job Number : 35133
Type and Location : Psychologist / Sydney
Listed By : ST & A Psychology on 14 Oct 2021
Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist: Full/Part Time: ST & A Psychology: Leading Group Practice Sydney

Do you care deeply about doing excellent work with your clients and helping them achieve great treatment outcomes?

Would you like to improve your client retention rates to ensure your clients commit to therapy for the required duration and consistency of sessions and do the work necessary to get well, stay well and make and maintain the changes necessary for excellent mental health and satisfaction with life?

Would you like to feel more competent and confident in ACT, CFT, DBT, MI, Schema Therapy, CBT, Psychodynamic Therapy with ongoing Professional Development, training, fortnightly Individual Supervision and Group Supervision every 8 weeks?

Can you develop excellent relationships with your clients, fellow team members and referring GP's?

Do you want to work in a Practice with purpose built, soundproofed therapy rooms with ceiling to floor windows overlooking gum trees with an extremely professional, experienced, fun, and caring team?

A practice with an established reputation for providing excellent treatment outcomes, client satisfaction and customer service?

Would you like to learn and grow professionally and personally with core counselling and clinical skills, Therapeutic relationships, Psychodynamic process, while making a difference in the lives of others in a truly enjoyable environment with experienced colleagues to support you?

Do you value working collaboratively, connecting with and making a contribution to your team?

Would you like to join a carefully selected team of individuals who all act in line with our culture statement who are warm, positive, helpful, supportive, caring, collaborative, open, willing, grateful?

ST & A Psychology, is a private practice based in Manly Vale with 4 individual therapy rooms, reception, waiting room, Kitchen and toliet facilities. Established in 2005, the practice brings quality individual, relationship and family therapy to adults, children, and adolescents with a broad range of issues including disorders of behaviour (odd, adhd), adjustment, mood, anxiety, psychosis, personality, addiction, as well as problems with parenting, grief, self esteem, relating, body image/eating disorders, stress, pain, identity, and satisfaction with life.

Our Practice prides itself on building strong therapeutic relationships with our clients, having excellent client retention rates (so your clients do not prematurely terminate therapy before fully benefitting) and strong working relationships with our referrers along with excellent treatment outcomes, fantastic client satisfaction feedback, and customer service excellence. Most clients of the service are referred under Medicare's Better Access Scheme, whilst some claim through private health or pay out of their pocket.   

Due to excellent treatment outcomes and client satisfaction, the 5 Psychologists working in the practice can no longer service the growing number of new referrals. We are seeking a Psychologist to join us to become a valued and respected, integral, member of this growing team. The successful applicant will enjoy flexible hours, excellent remuneration, fortnightly individual supervision/case consultation in ACT, CFT, CBT Schema, Psychodynamic and MI Models, excellent administrative and collegial support so you can focus on excellent assessment, therapy, reports and liaising with GP's and referrers as necessary/helpful, in a truly supportive, warm, fun, caring, experienced clinical team.

Job Description:

Commencing either part time or full time with 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week at Manly Vale, as a contract psychologist, with a view, if desired, to stick with 2-3, or build to 4-5 days/week (2-3 minimum), the suitable candidate will conduct assessments and implement psychological therapy, as well as liaise with other treating health professionals in person, by phone, email and reports. Although evidence-based approaches (particularly ACT, CFT, DBT, Narrative, CBT, Schema and MI) within an integrative model is valued, and at times required, freedom to choose the modalities you wish to work with is encouraged.

Referrals are provided, however an active approach to meeting with, calling and liaising with referrers to market yourself and the practice with the clinical director and other team members will be necessary as well as contributing to marketing yourself via e learning videos. There is an opportunity also, over time, to become a Clinical Team leader, or principle psychologist for the suitable contractor with the right personality, professionalism, drive and commitment.    

Essential criteria:

  • Fully registered with the Australian Psychology Board + AHPRA        
  • Professional indemnity + public liability insurance
  • Competence in CBT, some experience/willingness with other therapies in particular Mindfulness based therapies, ACT, CFT, Schema, DBT, MI
  • Registered with Medicare as a provider of psychology items
  • Clinical experience with a wide range of presentations/issues
  • Able to work autonomously + part of a team with enthusiasm + reliability
  • Excellent written + oral communication skills      
  • A Professional, willing, flexible, open, collaborative, + committed attitude
  • A warm, friendly, helpful, caring approach to go the extra mile
  • After hours availability at least 1 day per week.  
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships with referrers        
  • Excellent treatment outcomes
  • Excellent organizational and Time Management Skills   
  • Commitment to Growth and Development as a Psychologist and person

Desirable criteria

  • Experience with one or more other models of ACT, DBT, Schema Therapy, MI, CFT and mindfulness
  • Clinical Endorsement or working towards
  • Experience in working with children, adolescents and/or couples.
  • Previous private practice experience and/or Medicare MHCP work

To apply please email your current resume and cover letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria to mailto:[email protected]. For further information contact our Clinical Director, Simon Turmanis on 0403 639 580. Visit


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