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Psychologist/ MH Practitioner – Darwin Consultant Psychologists

  • 98k-121k + package (base salary $86,204 – $106,581)
  • 2k for professional development + 5 days study leave
  • Up to $3500 for relocation assistance
  • Open to Counsellors, Social Workers & Registered Nurses

Why Darwin Consultant Psychologists?
Darwin Consultant Psychologists (DCP) is a 22-year established psychology practice located with waterfront views on a marina boardwalk, 3 minutes from Darwin CBD. DCP provide a diverse range of psychological assessment, treatment, and critical incident response services to clients from various government, not-for-profit and private employers who contract their services.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary package (98k-121k)
  • Option for sessional ($100-$150 per session)
  • Access to weekly peer supervision
  • 2k provided for professional development after 12-months of service
  • 5 days paid studAccess to NT PHN professional development grants
  • 3.5k for relocation for eligible candidates
  • Stunning waterfront office overlooking the marina
  • Flexible working hours

What’s the role?

  • The role, client mix, and referral base will be tailored to professional skills and interest areas.
  • Deliver high level clinical services to people aged 16 and over within the scope available under third party funding arrangements
  • Undertake initial clinical assessment to inform treatment planning
  • Deliver evidence based and responsive psychological counselling and treatment
  • Be available to attend sites following critical incidents to provide Psychological First Aid
  • Proactively engage all treatment providers and stake holders involved in client care to optimise outcomes and facilitate treatment options
  • Maintain brief, concise, legible clinical records that meet standards as indicated by AHPRA & APD Code of Ethics
  • Provide telehealth services where clinically indicated

Is this the right role for you?

  • Full Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers require demonstrated qualifications recognised by AHPRA; Masters of Counselling required for Counsellor
  • A minimum 2 years post-graduate experience as a Psychologist/Mental Health Practitioner (note: those with a minimum 5 years’ experience are encouraged to apply for the Senior Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist role)
  • Demonstrated experience in completing comprehensive psychological assessment, diagnosis, case formulation with complex client presentations, including PTSD.
  • Demonstrated experience in the ability to establish rapport and work effectively with clients from a diverse referral basis.
  • Demonstrated willingness and capacity to work with minimal supervision and capacity.
  • Willingness to devote professional development to understanding factors that impact the mental health of different occupations/job roles and adapt clinical interventions accordingly.
  • Willingness, ability, and appropriate levels of health and fitness to travel to and from remote locations if required to.

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

AU$98,000 - AU$121,000 per annum + (base salary $86,204 - $106,581)
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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