Clinical Psychologist
REQ80933 Requisition #
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Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Learn more about our network: http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/professionals

Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick Psychology Department is currently seeking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist to a temporary part-time position working with children, young people and their families, referred by the Complex Epilepsy Service and the Brain Tumour Rehabiltation Teams. The Clinical Psychologist will be an integral member of these multi-disciplinary teams and the Psychology Department

About the role:

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time up to 20/12/2019
Position Classification: Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: 94879 - 116356
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ80933
Location: Randwick

What you'll be doing
The Clinical Psychologist working within the respective Complex Epilepsy and Brain Tumour Rehabilitation teams provides assessment and therapeutic interventions to children referred for behavioural, emotional and social problems. Within the multidisciplinary team context, the Clinical Psychologist provides expertise regarding psychological issues and assists with the planning of interventions for clients.  Assessment results and treatment recommendations are communicated to parents, health professionals and any other relevant persons/ organizations involved in the child’s care.
The Clinical Psychologist will also be involved in various educational in-services and mandatory training.  The Clinical Psychologist is a member of the Psychology Department, and will be required to perform administrative and professional duties in addition to their clinical role. This position will also cover other positions when required, as directed by the Head of Psychology.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

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For role related queries or questions contact Anna Mandalis on anna.mandalis@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 19/12/2018

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