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Senior Psychologist


Maryborough Correctional Centre; Custodial Operations; Statewide Operations; Aldershot

Join our Team as a Senior Psychologist at Maryborough Correctional Centre!

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Psychology, Counselling & Social Work
Classification PO5
Workplace Location Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/544245/24
Closing date 11-Mar-2024
Job duration
Contact person Andrew Connellan
Contact details Phone: (07) 3728 4751
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Are you a dedicated Senior Psychologist seeking a role that offers more than just a job? Look no further! An exciting opportunity exists for a senior psychologist to join the small but highly experienced team of Psychological Services at the Maryborough Correctional Centre. The role provides exposure to some of the most complex and vulnerable prisoners within the Queensland Correctional system. This role thrives on collaboration within a multidisciplinary setting, blending psychological perspectives with operational insights to achieve the best possible outcomes for prisoners. If you're passionate about making a positive impact, have expertise in mental health, and strong leadership skills, apply now!

Why Choose Us:

1. Skill Development: As a Senior Psychologist, you'll have the opportunity to lead a multidisciplinary team, providing high-level mental health assessment and intervention. Our unique environment challenges you to expand your expertise and refine your skills in complex clinical services.
2. Mentoring and Growth: You'll play a pivotal role in the professional development of our team members. Through clinical supervision and mentorship, you'll not only make a difference in the lives of prisoners but also contribute to the growth of your colleagues.
3. Inclusive Culture: We believe in a collaborative and inclusive work environment. You'll have the chance to work alongside professionals from diverse backgrounds, gaining valuable insights and perspectives.
4. Culturally Sensitive Practice: Southern Queensland Correctional Centre has a diverse population, including individuals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. You'll be part of a team that places a strong emphasis on culturally appropriate psychological service delivery, enhancing your understanding and adaptability.
5. Supportive Leadership: Our leadership team is committed to your success. They provide guidance, resources, and a platform for open communication, ensuring you have the support you need to excel.

Your Impact:

1. Clinical Expertise: Proficient in complex clinical services.
2. Service Enhancement: Improve delivery and mentor colleagues.
3. Advanced Psychological Practice: Apply evidence-based Psychology in complex settings.
4. Communication and Adaptability: Strong communication, adapt to change, provide expert advice.
5. Analytical Skills: Sharp problem-solving in a demanding environment.
6. Collaboration and Advocacy: Effectively represent the unit in improvement efforts.
7. Staff Management: Competent in HR practices.
8. Ethical and Legal Acumen: Understand professional obligations.
9. Population Insights: Expertise in prisoner populations, mental health, and substance abuse.
10. Cultural Sensitivity: Understand culturally appropriate service delivery, particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals.

Qualifications and Registration:

• Bachelor's degree (4 years) in psychology or behavioural science.
• General registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

If you're passionate about making a difference and want a role that offers continuous skill development in a supportive and inclusive culture, apply now! Join us at Southern Queensland Correctional Centre and be part of a team dedicated to positive change.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/544245/24

Closing Date: Monday, 11th March 2024

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