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Psychologist (Ongoing Part-Time 14 hours per week) - Workforce Safety, Human Resources Command, Dubbo (Location negotiable) - NSW Police Force

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Psychologist (Ongoing Part-Time 14 hours per week) - Workforce Safety, Human Resources Command, Dubbo (Location negotiable) - NSW Police Force

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  • Psychologist
  • Ongoing Part Time x 14 hours per week
  • Dubbo (Location is Negotiable)

Essential requirements - candidates must:
  • Have full registration as a psychologist with AHPRA, and a minimum 3 years practice.
  • Have post graduate degree, or equivalent education, training and experience; as per the Crown Employees (Psychologists) Award.
  • Have demonstrated analytical skills and experience in psychological assessment (clinical, actuarial and psychometric).
  • Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current research and practice in psychological techniques.
  • have high level written and verbal communication skills, including experience in the provision of assessment reports.
  • have high level of personal integrity and ethical practice.
  • obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role
  • hold a current driver’s licence with no traffic offences recorded on their driving history within the last six (6) months.
To be eligible to apply for this role, you must meet one of the following statuses:
  • an Australian Citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident or citizen of New Zealand

Applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged.
This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.

For your application to be considered, you must:
  • attach a cover letter;
  • attach an up-to-date CV/Resume; and
  • address each of the Target Questions in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document. Please limit your response to no more than 1 page per question.

Please do not attach copies of Qualifications, Certificates or documentation (other than a Resume/CV) - you can bring these if called for interview.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.

Applications can only be submitted electronically online via the I Work for NSW website.
For information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here

To view or download the Role Description click here

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: SUNDAY 1 September 2019 at 11.59pm

Location Regional NSW-Dubbo & West NSW
Work Type Part-time
Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: $111,682. Package includes salary ($68,084 - $101,207), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact Pamela Freeland - Wellbeing Services Coordinator - (02) 6363 6424
Closing Date 01-Sep-2019
Job Category Psychology
Organisation Corporate Services
This position is responsible for providing psychological fitness for duty assessment and monitoring of NSW Police Force personnel. The psychologist will be part of a dynamic team comprising Police Psychology and will work with the team to deliver evidence based assessment and psychological advice to NSW Police. The psychologist will provide programs which monitor officers exposure to potentially traumatic incidents with an provide early detection and psychological resilience

Key accountabilities
  • Maintain and support the monitoring and assessment processes and programs for NSW Police Force employees.
  • Provide direct and online psychological services and programs to NSWPF officers.
  • Preserving sound, accurate and confidential information and record systems with timely retrieval capability.
  • Able to work independently, as part of a team of psychologists and/or as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant research in the assessment of police, including e – assessment, and actively seek expertise to assist assessment programs.
  • Participate in consultation with Manager and colleagues regarding e - assessment program methods and outcomes.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and liaison with relevant external organisations.
Key challenges
  • Ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of psychological services.
  • Maintaining awareness of service outcomes and possible indicators to health and safety risks.
  • Preserving sensitivities and high levels of discretion within the broader organisational context with often conflicting demands

To view or download the Role Description click here

Key Application Responses
When preparing your application:
  • Your application must stand on its own merits.
  • Responses to each question should be no more than 1 page per question.
  • If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Target Questions for this role, you will not proceed through to the Selection Process.
  • The completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you are called for an interview.
Target Question 1:
The successful candidate will thrive on working in a high volume environment and have the ability to manage difficult and complex inquiries in a professional manner with sensitivity and discretion. Sound communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role. Using your relevant experience, outline how you meet the requirements for the role.

Target Question 2:
Please provide an example of when you have demonstrated your ability to deal with a difficult client.
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Dubbo 2830 NSW


Part Time


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