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Research Officer/Clinical Psychologist

Advertiser: Gallipoli Medical Research FoundationMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
29 Nov 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

The Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation (GMRF) supports the efforts of researchers to find causes, cures, and improved management of a range of psychological and physical conditions which affect the health of ex-service personnel and the greater Australian community. 

The Foundation is currently seeking a highly organised and flexible clinical psychologist/researcher to support the GMRF veteran research initiatives.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Support the team of the Veteran Mental Health Initiative in delivering psychosocial research outcomes. This will be done through the following:

Clinical activities:

  • Conduct clinical psychological assessments and screening in line with research protocols.
  • Facilitate group therapy/interventions in line with research protocols.
  • Conduct psycho-education and training for health practitioners working with the veteran community. 
  • Develop clinical resources required for projects in line with research protocols.

Research activities:

  • Contribute to protocol development for new and existing research projects focused on veteran mental health and well-being.
  • Complete human research ethics applications.
  • Coordinate and manage the timelines for several psychosocial research projects.
  • Conduct literature reviews, data collection, data analysis and write manuscripts/reports

Communication and Liaison activities:

  • Present research findings at academic conferences.
  • Present research information and findings at community and veteran specific forums.
  • Attend relevant stakeholder forums, meetings etc. to promote the activities of the Foundation.
     

SELECTION CRITERIA


Essential:

  • Registered psychologist and clinical endorsement with AHPRA 
  • Post-graduate qualifications in clinical psychology (Doctorate/PhD)
  • Experience in the assessment and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Experience facilitating group therapy interventions
  • Experience in clinical research and study coordination
  • Effective time management and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable:

  • Experience working with the veteran community
  • Training/experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
  • Training/experience in Imagery Rehearsal Therapy
     

This position is available for 18 months (maternity leave contract). This position is available to permanent Australian residents only.

Please contact Julieann Keyser, HR Advisor on (07) 3394 7578 or email keyserj@ramsayhealth.com.au if you would like further information about this position.

Applicants are requested to apply online through SEEK. Applicants must supply the following documents: cover letter, resume, and selection criteria responses. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 3 January 2020.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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