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Youth and Adult Psychologist

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Job Listing Date
23 Jun 2020
Location
Brisbane, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Youth and Adult Psychologist

About Us?
The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) leads the development, planning and deliver of comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in South East Queensland.

The Quality and Innovation team provides clinical oversight and support IUIH member services and is responsible for the service development and delivery of urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and family wellbeing care. This diverse team includes IUIH Data and Research, Logistics, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Policy, Social Health, and Regional Clinical Support.

About the Role?
We are looking for a passionate Psychologist with interest in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young adults and adults within our Social Health team. The successful applicant will provide culturally appropriate clinical care and support embedded in a family-centred model of care. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing informal and formal psychological assessments and liaising with multidisciplinary health service team
  • Provision of an ecological framework of assessment and therapeutic practice that is flexible to the needs of the young people and their family
  • Ability to implement psychological short- and long-term interventions to both adolescents and adults utilising developmentally- and trauma-informed therapeutic approaches
  • Managing and prioritising a caseload across our Moreton Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service clinics

About You?
Essentials:

  • Current AHPRA registration with Psychology Board Australia (General registration)
  • Knowledge of Social Health issues experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, young people and adults alike
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of developmentally- and trauma-informed therapeutic approaches to young people and their families and adults (family-centred approach)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and to effectively communicate with and work collaboratively as part of a team, and to contribute to the development of creative and innovative services
  • Current Drivers Licence and a willingness to travel across the Moreton Bay region of service and work across different sites

Desirable, but not mandatory:

  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and /or communities

What Can we Offer?
As an employer, IUIH values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcomed.

Our Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Contribute to healthy, strong and vibrant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities
  • Be part of a leading Aboriginal Controlled Medical Service

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3.00pm Friday 10 July 2020

About Us?
The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) leads the development, planning and deliver of comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in South East Queensland.

The Quality and Innovation team provides clinical oversight and support IUIH member services and is responsible for the service development and delivery of urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and family wellbeing care. This diverse team includes IUIH Data and Research, Logistics, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Policy, Social Health, and Regional Clinical Support.

About the Role?
We are looking for a passionate Psychologist with interest in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young adults and adults within our Social Health team. The successful applicant will provide culturally appropriate clinical care and support embedded in a family-centred model of care. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing informal and formal psychological assessments and liaising with multidisciplinary health service team
  • Provision of an ecological framework of assessment and therapeutic practice that is flexible to the needs of the young people and their family
  • Ability to implement psychological short- and long-term interventions to both adolescents and adults utilising developmentally- and trauma-informed therapeutic approaches
  • Managing and prioritising a caseload across our Moreton Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service clinics

About You?
Essentials:

  • Current AHPRA registration with Psychology Board Australia (General registration)
  • Knowledge of Social Health issues experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, young people and adults alike
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of developmentally- and trauma-informed therapeutic approaches to young people and their families and adults (family-centred approach)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and to effectively communicate with and work collaboratively as part of a team, and to contribute to the development of creative and innovative services
  • Current Drivers Licence and a willingness to travel across the Moreton Bay region of service and work across different sites

Desirable, but not mandatory:

  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and /or communities

What Can we Offer?
As an employer, IUIH values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcomed.

Our Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Contribute to healthy, strong and vibrant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities
  • Be part of a leading Aboriginal Controlled Medical Service

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3.00pm Friday 10 July 2020

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