Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist


Job Position: Clinical Psychologist

Company: UnitingCare Australia

Expected salary:

Location: Buderim, QLD

Clinical Psychologist Job Details:


Position Details

Reference Number 20400
Position Title Clinical Psychologist
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Buderim Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement AH – Allied Health Enterprise Agreement – Allied Health – Level 4
Position Summary

Clinical Psychologist | Buderim Private Hospital

  • Employment Term: Permanent Part Time Opportunities
  • Buderim Private Hospital, Cooinda Mental Health Service
  • Hospital Employment/Private Practice Shared Model

We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team at Cooinda Mental Health Service. Our Service consists of four units including, Cooinda Psychiatry Clinic, Cooinda Psychology Clinic, Cooinda Inpatient Unit, and Cooinda Day Program Unit. The employment model we offer is based on a 50/50 split, which means you will be required to work 50% of your time in the hospital with inpatients and day patients (min two days), and 50% of your time in the Cooinda Psychology Clinic running your own private practice (min two days).

Key duties in the hospital (Inpatient Unit and Day Program Unit)

  • Psychometric assessments
  • Provision of individual psychological treatment
  • Facilitating group therapy
  • Regular communication with Psychiatrists, Nurses, and other Allied Health Professionals
  • Attending Multidisciplinary Team Meetings

Key duties in Cooinda Psychology Clinic

  • Psychometric assessments
  • Individual psychological treatment
  • Regular written communication with referrers including Psychiatrists and GP’s

What we offer

  • Hospital benefits including salary packaging, annual leave, 3hrs monthly paid clinical supervision
  • 90% of your private practice earnings in Cooinda Psychology Clinic
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team in a hospital environment
  • Experience of working with the full spectrum of psychiatric disorders
  • Regular referrals from Psychiatrist colleagues
  • A closely knitted and supportive team environment

What we are looking for

We would like to recruit Clinical Psychologists that meets the following criteria:

Registration and qualifications

  • Full unconditional registration with AHPRA
  • Formal qualifications in Clinical Psychology (Masters or Doctorate Degree)
  • Formal training in evidence-based psychological therapies including CBT, TF-CBT, DBT

Work experience:

  • Conducting psychometric assessments
  • Providing individual evidence-based psychological therapy
  • Facilitating group therapy
  • Experience in treating moderate to severe psychiatric disorders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and record keeping skills

Team characteristics:

We are a small team of Psychologists working closely together within a larger multi-disciplinary team, and we are looking for teammates with the following traits:

  • Professional, reliable, accountable
  • Ability to work autonomously but not in isolation
  • Dedication to providing evidence-based treatments
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Willing to build relationships with external referrers
  • Warm and friendly disposition, and easy to get on with

To apply please submit your resume AND cover letter addressing the role requirements via our online application process.

For further information please email or call 07 5452 0655.

Buderim Private Hospital is proudly part of the UnitingCare family, we’d love you to be too.

As one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest hospitals, we provide a comprehensive range of surgical and medical services using the latest technology. This includes emergency, maternity, intensive care, cardiovascular, obstetric and gynaecology, urology, cancer care, general medicine, renal and respiratory services, orthopaedic and mental health care, among many others.

Joining Buderim Private Hospital, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. The second-largest Queensland employer, we’re a proud not-for-profit with more than 16, 500 staff and 9, 000 volunteers across our brands of BlueCare, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, and have been leading by example for more than 100 years. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all it’s fullness.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.

Safe workplace

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: Are you currently AHPRA registered?
Essential: Formal qualifications in Clinical Psychology (Masters or Doctorate Degree)
Essential: Formal training in evidence-based psychological therapies including CBT, TF-CBT, DBT, EMDR, Mindfulness
Essential: Endorsement or eligible to be endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist
Essential: Experience in treating PTSD, Complex Trauma, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Contact Person Warren Street
Contact Number 0
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Berquin Human
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 16/03/2024
Position Description Psychologist – Level 4 – TSCPH.pdf

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