Psychologist – Newcastle, NSW

Permanent Full Time PositionBased at our Hunter centre, Newcastle, NSW LocationPackage up to $119,182 (FTE) About Family Planning NSWFamily Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFamily Planning NSW is a pro-choice organisationMust support the Family Planning values About the roleFamily planning NSW is looking for an experienced Physiologist responsible for the provision of specialist psychology services to clients of Family Planning NSW including specialist assessment, treatment planning, consultations (individual and/or group) and advice in areas relevant to reproductive and sexual health.This role is also responsible for the delivery of the sexuality and relationships service for people with disability in the Hunter region. The scope of the sexuality & disability service is to provide specialist assessment and individual therapeutic and group based training to people with disability to support their goals and aspirations in the area of sexuality and relationships. Support is also provided to parents and carers of participants of the service.The position is based at our Hunter centre and works closely with the centre’s multi-disciplinary team and supports the activities of Family Planning NSW.Key Criteria   EssentialTertiary qualifications in psychology a minimum of 5 years post-graduate clinical experience in psychologyExperience in assessment and diagnosis of mental health disorders, and provision of evidence[1]based psychological strategiesDemonstrated understanding of key issues in comprehensive Primary Health Care, particularly in relation to the health and wellbeing needs of adults and young peopleExperience providing therapy support for children, adolescents, and adults with a disabilityDemonstrated experience working in a multidisciplinary team and working in collaboration with other service providersEligible to provide services under the NDIS, Medicare and private health insuranceDesirableDemonstrated skills in providing sexuality and relationships knowledge assessment and positive behaviour support strategies for people with disabilityPrevious experience in designing, delivering and evaluating group based training Mandatory requirements:A Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this roleImmunisation/vaccination requirements apply to this roleEssential pre-employment checks Current AHPRA registration Why work for us:We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.Opportunities to grow your career with us.Salary Packaging is offered, increasing take home payPackage up to $119,182 (FTE)Family Planning NSW is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to contribute their skills to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit reproductive and sexual health service organisation.We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, and people living with a disability to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone.To Apply:Please submit your current Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position description.Please note: If you are unable to view the attached Position Description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the Position Description link bottom of the respective job advert. We will be actively shortlisting for these roles so please don't hesitate to apply.FPNSW is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.Closing date for the role will be 4 January 2022. FPNSW do not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.Position Description 95000 AUD Sydney