Extensive clinical experience in the delivery of mental health psychology services to children and adolescents
- Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) - AHP2 - Psychologist CAMHS Country Northern - Port Pirie, Whyalla, Pt Augusta, Port Lincoln & Yorke Peninsula
- Total Indicative Remuneration - $93,809 - $108,522 per annum - Full Time – Ongoing/ Permanent - Classification - AHP2
- Location: any of our Country sites - Pt Pirie, Pt Augusta, Whyalla, Pt Lincoln, Kadina or Minlaton
The role of Psychologist in the Northern Country region provides a high quality mental health service for children, adolescents and their families that are culturally sensitive and safe, flexible and meets the needs of a diverse population by working in partnership with consumers, carers and external agencies within a developmental context.
You will be able to effectively balance the need to be pro-active with the requirement to respond quickly to urgent situations and provide a range of specialist, evidence based interventions that address the mental health needs of children, young people and their families.
You will be responsible for undertaking the assessment of, and the development of formulations for, both individuals and families, using knowledge and techniques available from a variety of therapeutic approaches, in order to determine the most appropriate interventions.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate competency in a range of evidence based therapeutic interventions and the ability to implement evidenced-based individual, family and/or other group therapies and other specific programs using a range of models and skills as a single practitioner and/or as part of a multidisciplinary approach.
You should be able to undertake standardised, reliable and validated psychometric assessments (including e.g. assessment of cognitive, emotional, academic, behavioural or adaptive functioning) as clinically indicated, as well as structured clinical interviews and assessments and provide written reports detailing results of assessments in a clear, concise manner that is readily understood by both consumers and other professionals.
If this sounds like the kind of challenge you would be interested in, please apply.
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 and appropriate immunisation requirements.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 789398
Applications close: 2nd June 2022