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Skout Solutions ABN: 40 614 706 526

Level 8/80 Pacific Hwy
North Sydney 2060, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 9464 1000
Web Site: http://www.broadspectrum.com/

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Psychologist / Intern Psychologist


Job Description:

As we prepare for the opening of a newly built expansion to Parklea Correctional Centre, MTC-Broadspectrum is hiring staff to fill custodial positions and a range of other roles at the centre.


The Psychologist / Intern Psychologist provides tailored case management, psychological services and support to meet the specific needs of individual inmates at the Parklea Correctional Centre (PCC).


Role overview:
The Psychologist / Intern Psychologist delivers psychological programs to inmates and ensures that their case loads are managed effectively so inmates receive the support and interventions they require to reduce their risk of reoffending. 
This role applies case and behavioural management methods and demonstrates culturally sensitive practices and attitudes in actively engaging a diverse population of inmates. 
The successful candidate is expected to be able to work unsupervised, but under the guidance of the senior psychologist.
An understanding of modelling pro-social behaviours and an ability to motivate and influence individuals is critical to this role. 


Key Accountabilities (including but not limited to):    

•    Assessment and targeted intervention for offender behaviours such as violent and/or sexual offending using appropriate tools.
•    Provide counselling and behaviour management interventions for inmates who are having difficulty adjusting to the Centre.
•    Provide counselling services to assess and address mental health, criminogenic and rehabilitative needs.
•    Deliver evidence based psychological treatments, monitoring outcomes drawing on a range of theoretical options.
•    Formulate psychological treatment plans that are specific to each client, based upon an analysis of complex factors contributing to the

      presentation, and selectively drawing on appropriate conceptual and theoretical models.
•    Respond to inmate requests and needs for services, resolving or escalating in accordance with defined policies, procedures and timelines
•    Respond to inmate enquiries and complaints respectfully and in accordance with defined policies, procedures and timelines.
•    Actively engage with inmates to support rehabilitation and assisting to gain skills to manage anger, mental health and addiction.


Hold full or provisional registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA
Must obtain appropriate security clearances from New South Wales Police and Correctional Services New South Wales

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and create a high-performance business.  Broadspectrum has an ongoing commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.  
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

Position Reference Number: 108804 


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Full time


Parklea, NSW, Australia


Psychologist / Intern Psychologist