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Senior Clinical Psychologist – CAAC – Yulara and Mutitjulu

  • Base salary range $130,045 – $138,703; Total Package: $157,715 – $167,457
  • Up to $10,000 for relocation, as well as scholarship and bursary grants available
  • 6 weeks annual leave, salary packaging & remote benefits

Why Central Australia Aboriginal Congress/ Headspace?

Congress is a comprehensive Aboriginal community-controlled health service, providing primary health care services to Aboriginal Australian persons in Alice Springs and various remote communities in Central Australia.

headspace Alice Springs is managed by the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress and includes a multidisciplinary team including General Practitioners, Psychologists, Youth Engagement Officer and an Administration Coordinator.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary of $130,045 – $138,703
  • Total Effective Package of $157,715 – $167,457
  • Up to $10,00 for relocation assistance
  • Eligible for scholarship and bursary grants through NT PHN
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Access to Congress health services for you and your family at no cost
  • District allowance and remote benefits

What’s the role?

  • Deliver high level clinical services to young people aged 12-25 based on the three streams of care model (Medical, Therapeutic and Social/Cultural
  • Provide professional supervision, support and mentorship to other therapeutic staff
  • Deliver evidence based, culturally safe and responsive interventions. Including assessment, treatment and case management for individuals, families and groups.
  • Optimise Medicare claiming for interventions where possible
  • Assist to provide mental health literacy information and/or sessions to families and/or the community
  • Report to the headspace Alice Springs Centre Manager

Is this the right role for you?

  • Master’s degree or higher in Clinical Psychology with full registration with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and with Clinical Endorsement.
  • A minimum of two years supervised clinical experience working with young people.
  • Eligibility to apply for a Medicare Provider Number and bill for services rendered.
  • Demonstrated experience in completing comprehensive psychological assessments, diagnosis, case formulation with current evidence of the ability to work effectively with complex psychological presentations, including substance use, using evidence-based practice.
  • Ability to understand, adopt and implement the headspace model of care for young people
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and resilience to work in a remote geographical location.
  • Willingness, ability and appropriate levels of health and fitness to travel to and work from remote locations
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical support and direction across a multi-disciplinary team in a

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$130,000 - AU$139,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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