Clinical Psychologist (or Clinical Registrar) (Part-time)

Description: 

Applications are invited from Registered Clinical Psychologists to work with Independent Schools in WA to provide assessment and intervention for students in our CARE (Curriculum and Re-Engagement) schools.  Applications would also be accepted from Clinical Registrars with suitable skills and experience.

This part-time, 0.6 (three days) full-time equivalent position will commence as soon as is practical for the successful candidate and will conclude at the end of June 2021.

The Role
The position will be part of a collaborative team at AISWA to assist CARE schools in providing assessment, intervention and referral for students with a range of needs. The successful candidate will carry out psychological assessments to appraise cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning, i.e. interviews, behavioural observations, psychometric and psycho-diagnostic assessments in accordance with the Australian Psychological Society guidelines. Additional duties may include consultation and support to school staff and parents/guardians of students, liaison with external supports including Mental Health Services and private health professionals and crisis support to schools where necessary.   

Essential criteria include:

  • Masters Degree in Psychology (Clinical).
  • Registration with AHPRA as a psychologist, with endorsement as a clinical psychologist or clinical psychology registrar.
  • Experience working with young people, in particular at-risk or disengaged young people.
  • Working knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act, Disability Standards in Education and other policy and legislation relevant to students with disabilities in education settings.

To view the full selection criteria, role responsibilities, and for information on how to apply for this position, please download the job description via the link below.

Note: Applications should be marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and include a Curriculum Vitae, a copy of current National Police Clearance, names and contact details of two professional referees, and a brief paragraph addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined in the position job description.

Type: 
Jobs at AISWA
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 18 April, 2019 - 16:00
Contact Person: 
Charl Pretorius
Phone: 
(08) 9441 1638