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Employer: Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services (SHIPS)
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: GLBTI & Sexual Health, Mental Health & Counselling, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 10 December, 2018.
Applications close: 18 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Status: Contract
  • Days: Flexible. Starting 1-2 days with opportunity to increase
  • Location: Brunswick, Melbourne
  • Salary: Generous rate per client session; higher rate for self-generated referrals

About Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services (SHIPS)

SHIPS is a newly-formed company looking to make a meaningful difference in our community. At SHIPS we believe sex and intimacy can be a wonderful part of being human. As it stands, sex-related topics are often associated with shame and anxiety and can be difficult to talk about. We bring a holistic, socially-minded approach to developing and delivering psychological treatment, workshops, and resources. We aim to support helpful conversions, advocate for safety and diversity and help clients understand what is right for them. We are a kink-friendly, poly-friendly, LGBTIQA+ inclusive organisation.

About the role

We are seeking a contract psychologist with passion and energy for professional growth and supporting meaningful change. You will be part of the early formation of a company, so your skills and ideas will make a valuable contribution the integrity of this service. You will be working directly with the Director/Founder who will provide personalised, collaborative and regular supervision and mentoring. You will develop and deliver tailored treatment for adolescents, adults and couples with a focus on the following areas: sexual health (“dysfunction”, pain, pleasure, consent), LGBTIQA+ support, healing sexual trauma, and building intimacy. There will also be opportunities to present at workshops, and develop resources.

About you

  • General or clinical registration as a psychologist with AHPRA
  • Medicare registered
  • Two years post registration experience desirable
  • Ability to work independently and in team environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with sex and intimacy treatment desirable. Interest and passion necessary
  • Sensitive and collaborative approach to treatment
  • Incorporates self-care and work/life balance into practice
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.