THE OPPORTUNITY

Are you a therapist looking for an exciting and flexible private practice opportunity?

We offer our psychologists:

  • Flexible working conditions- kindly note that this is a telehealth position due to Covid. There will be the opportunity for this to continue as Telehealth or move to face to face following the easing of Covid restrictions (our office is in Cremorne on Sydney’s Lower North Shore)
  • A strong referral network
  • The opportunity to develop your own profile, including your own email address, business cards, website profile, the opportunity for you to contribute to our website content & leverage off our large social network community 
  • Excellent practice management systems and support including an electronic diary, SMS confirmation of appointments and administration support
  • Access to our professional resources including book & testing library, e-journals, and course notes
  • Regular supervision
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive, like minded team
  • Generous contracting arrangement

KEY DUTIES

  • Provision of evidence based therapeutic input for individuals, families and groups
  • Provision of discrete therapeutic services, such as relaxation skills, distress tolerance skills etc
  • Maintain records of all interactions to a professional standard
  • Enforce and follow up cancellation/ rescheduling fees
  • Maintain & build relationships with various stakeholders, including GPs, psychiatrists and other allied health practitioners
  • Write letters for various stakeholders, including GPs, psychiatrists and other allied health practitioners
  • Administer comprehensive psychological assessments upon referrals, including administer of psychometric tests, review of relevant client case history

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Full registration with the Psychology Board or Australian Association of Social Workers & eligibility for medicare rebates
  • Interest in working with people experiencing body image, eating and exercise issues
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use or acquire expertise in the use of electronic records systems and databases (training will be provided)
  • Familiarity with issues comorbid with eating disorders, such as depression, anxiety, personality issues & complex’s trauma

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in a private practice setting 
  • Demonstrated experience in building relationships with stakeholders
  • Familiarity with a health based paradigm- and willingness to operate within this framework

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Employment is on a contracting basis

Applications Close: COB 30th September 2020
The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks.

For further information please contact Sarah McMahon via sarah@bodymatters.com.au