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Psychologist / Mental Health Social Worker

Organisation Name FSA Psychology
Location Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast NSW
Date Posted 2021-12-30
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 801705
  • Provide the community quality multi-disciplined therapeutic services and support
  • Forward thinking leadership team delivering holistic services
  • - 3-5 days a week | Shellharbour office + WFH | Salary range $70,000 - $100,000


The Organisation

As one of the six integrated services streams of Family Services Australia (FSA), FSA Psychology is a trusted provider of mental health support and wellbeing.
FSA Psychology’s Head to Health services have launched with the support of COORDINARE (South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network). This services provides a comprehensive and integrated community service across all ages and increases and meets the mental health needs observed the community. 

Benefits & Culture
  • FSA Psychology employs people of outstanding calibre and offers an environment where staff are valued and are committed to their employee’s professional development.
  • Generous professional development and supervision budget
  • Family days at Easter and Christmas
  • Onsite therapy dog

The Role

Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager this position incorporates care coordination and counselling services to customers with a wide range of mental health presentations.

Specifically you will:
  • Manage a caseload of counselling/care coordination
  • Employ a range of best practice skills within an approved Therapeutic Practice Framework (TPF)
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments and identify needs for short term and longer term support
  • Present case management outcomes on a regular basis to the Clinical Services Manager
  • Represent FSA, as needed, at networking events, health services, meetings, conference, seminar, community forums and cross-sector initiatives

Skills Required

You’re currently working as a fully registered psychologist or a social worker who has or is working towards mental health registration. The successful candidate will have a high level of emotional competency, reflective practice and self-care. The key to your success in this role will also include:
  • Registration with Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) or the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), Working with Children Check (WWCC) and drivers licence
  • Experience working from a trauma-informed, strengths and attachment framework, providing a high standard of care in face to face and telehealth modalities
  • Ability to plan and coordinate individualised evidence-based assessments and interventions
  • Capacity to manage caseloads with varied and diverse presentations

If you are passionate about working with a high calibre team to support a diverse range of people to live their healthiest lives, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above.  Alternatively, contact Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570 with any specific questions.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.