Position: Psychologist - Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Position Location

Palmerstone Road, Mount Druitt

Type of employment

Full Time with flexibility for Part time job share arrangements; Note hours are negotiable based on applicants availability

Hours per week


Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position


Minimum Qualifications

Essential Criteria

- AHPRA registration as a Psychologist.

- Demonstrated understanding of the social and emotional wellbeing issues facing

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people especially in relation to family violence, complex trauma, alcohol and other drug use.

- Ability and experience in using a variety of evidence based psychological

 approaches and interventions to provide therapeutic counselling support to

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients of GWAHS to improve their social and

 emotional wellbeing.

- Ability to write psychological treatment plans, reports and referrals for Aboriginal

 and Torres Strait Islander clients of GWAHS.

- Demonstrated ability to liaise and provide joint treatment support to Aboriginal and

Torres Strait Islander clients with a range of clinical health professionals, including

doctors, Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander

Health Workers.

- Ability and experience in working with a range of community mental health

  professionals and support services.

- Ability to use the Medicare billing system for recording client treatment interactions.

- Proficiency in record keeping and data management using a variety of computer

  software applications to ensure case notes and records are maintained in

  accordance with WACHS/GWAHS policies, AHPRA and best practice standards.

- Capacity to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

- Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral skills.


Desirable Criteria

- Effective conflict management skills and stress management skills.

- Aboriginality.

-Drivers Licence

About The Position

Assessment and treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander client's behaviour and social and emotional wellbeing within a counselling service model to support them to overcome a range of issues including: depression, addiction, anxiety, challenging behaviour, neurological disorders, mental ill health, and learning disorders.

Closing Date

Position Enquiries

Contact Jim Porter on 02 9836 7300 or 0417 620 081 or email hr@wachs.net.au

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