Are you seeking a new opportunity for additional work outside of the normal '9 to 5' hours?
Are you interested in providing services during the evenings and across the weekends?
Acacia Connection is an Employee Assistance provider that
is making a difference to the lives of thousands of employees and their
immediate families in the area of mental health. We provide high quality,
exceptional counselling services and assistance to individuals who have
personal and/or work-related issues that may impact their wellbeing, work
performance, safety, individual and workplace morale and psychological health.
We provide nationwide
mental health support 24/7, delivered by qualified mental health professionals.
We are looking for experienced Psychologists to join
our after-hours team on a subcontractor basis.
Acacia's call centre operates 24/7. Outside of our standard business hours (7am
to 7pm AEST Mon to Fri) we have a team of Psychologists on call to respond to
requests for urgent counselling, crisis support services. We are seeking additional members to join
this team, as contractors, delivering services across a roster
that would typically include one night a week and one weekend shift, depending on the team numbers and availability. There is
capacity to pick up more or less work, to align with your current roles and
* Respond to all
requests for urgent, immediate counselling to those in distress or requesting
additional EAP services including Manager Support and Critical Incident phone
What you need to know:
* To be successful in this role, you
will require a high level of compassion as well as professional knowledge and
* You will be working within a fast-growing
organisation that requires patience and flexibility.
* The role requires attention to
detail and the ability to manage complexity associated with boundaries and
* You will need to focus on clients
to continually ensure that solutions are in their best interests.
What we are looking
applicants will be AHPRA registered psychologists.
* 5 years post-registration
* Excellent phone counselling skills
drawn from evidence-based frameworks, with demonstrated competency and experience
conducting risk assessments and safety planning.
* Previous experience in delivering
counselling through an EAP is desirable.
* Ability to self-manage and work
* Confidence using technology and an
IT case management system.