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Lotus Glen Correctional Centre; Custodial Operations; Statewide Operations; Mareeba

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre provides a unique opportunity for staff to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from regional and remote settings to address their individual needs. Psychologists working at the centre will develop skills, knowledge and experience in applying a culturally safe lens to their practice. Onsite Board Approved Supervision can be provided. Candidates with demonstrated experience in working with people from diverse cultures are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Psychology, Counselling & Social Work
Classification PO3
Workplace Location Cairns region
Job ad reference QLD/571477/24
Closing date 11-Sep-2024
Job duration
Contact person Andrew Connellan
Contact details Mobile: 0402 638 355
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PSYCHOLOGIST- ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH US

WHY JOIN QUEENSLAND CORRECTIVE SERVICES (QCS)?

• Competitive Salary & Benefits: Enjoy a lucrative remuneration package, up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution, and 17.5% annual leave loading.
• Professional Growth: Benefit from thorough onboarding training, ongoing professional development, and mentorship by Senior Psychologists.
• Flexible Work Arrangements: Achieve work-life balance with flexible scheduling options.
• Supportive Environment: Work within a cohesive multidisciplinary team dedicated to professional excellence.
• Unique Experience: Engage with some of Queensland's most complex and vulnerable prisoners, enhancing your expertise in forensic and clinical psychology.

ABOUT US:

At QCS we value individuals who align with our mission and thrive in our dynamic environment. Our strategic objectives are:

• Creating safer correctional environments
• Ensuring humane management of prisoners and offenders
• Fostering partnerships and community collaboration
• Reducing crime

The Psychological Services Unit, part of the Specialist Operations Branch, provides exceptional support to psychological services staff in correctional centres through expert clinical advice, professional development, and governance oversight. Lotus Glen Correctional Centre provides a unique opportunity for staff to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from regional and remote settings to address their individual needs. Psychologists working at the centre will develop skills, knowledge and experience in applying a culturally safe lens to their practice. Onsite Board Approved Supervision can be provided. Candidates with demonstrated experience in working with people from diverse cultures are strongly encouraged to apply.

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE:

• Specialised Expertise: Proven skills in evidence-based assessment and intervention for adults facing challenges such as suicidality, mental health issues, cognitive impairments, or developmental disorders.
• Strong Communication: Exceptional written communication abilities to produce high-quality professional reports and case notes, along with outstanding verbal skills to engage effectively with a diverse client group.
• Legislative Knowledge: In-depth understanding of, and ability to interpret and apply, relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.
• Commitment to Excellence: A passion for continuous learning and professional development, with a dedication to applying best practices in forensic and clinical psychology.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Provisional or General Registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

For a confidential discussion, please contact us via phone or email.

Take the next step in your career and make a lasting impact!

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/571477/24

Closing Date: Wednesday, 11th September 2024

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We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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