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Psychologists - Townsville

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  • $79523 - $119850 per annum
  • JOB -10003297
  • Provisional or Experienced Psychologist
  • Immediate Start
  • Multiple positions available
  • Full time or part time hours (3 - 5 days a week)
  • Job Type:  Permanent – Full Time
  • After Hours Requirements:  No
  • Salary Information:  Full time OTE $79,523 - $119,850 (casual employees), up to $165,600 (subcontractors).


Health Workforce Queensland is a not for profit, non-Government Rural Workforce Agency (RWA) for primary health workforce in Queensland, focused on making sure remote, rural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities have access to highly skilled health professionals when and where they need them, now and into the future. Our Vision is to ensure an optimal health workforce to enhance the health of Queensland communities.

Practice Information:

This psychology private practice provides clinical psychology for the treatment of all relationship related issues, via couples therapy, and also for all issues related to emotional dysregulation and interpersonal sensitivity difficulties, via individual therapy. Plus NDIS services to assist with improved living, challenging behaviours & assessment. The clinic is primarily located in Townsville, Queensland, the only practice in North Queensland able to provide psychologists with a high level of training in Gottman Couples Therapy and Schema Therapy. The clinic provides services to couples who desire a well-researched and effective approach to couples therapy or individuals who require help to solve lifetime struggles with emotions, repeated behaviour challenges or interpersonal issues. Services are available for local and interstate couples and individuals and most services can be offered via online video conferencing. They provide individual services in Townsville and Ingham, offer Marathon Couples Therapy in Townsville & Melbourne, and all services are available online nationwide.

Position Description:

Whether you love individual or couples therapy or writing behaviour support plans and doing assessment work we have referrals waiting to be allocated to the right clinician. You will love working in a private practice that runs smoothly and has your back. We will support you to do what you do best.

The clinic is looking for:

A Psychologist to meet the demands of our growing practice and awaiting referrals.

What you can expect:

A variety of client presentations and levels of functioning. A great mix of therapy, assessment and report work. A supportive team of psychologists. A private practice that runs smoothly. The clinic is a growing private psychology practice based primarily in Townsville, with psychologists providing individual and couples therapy, assessment and positive behaviour support plans. The clinic is also a Nationally Registered NDIS Provider. They are the provider of choice for many in our local community, enabling us to have strong incoming referral streams.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • AHPRA Registered Psychologist or Provisionally Registered Psychologist.
  • Able to work autonomously, confidently managing your own case load as well as being a positive, motivated, empathic character with a strong focus on quality.
  • Desirable (not vital) - experience administering assessments, writing behaviour support plans, using the Gottman Method in couples therapy.

About Townsville:

Townsville is a coastal city in north-eastern Queensland, Australia with a population of over 190,000 people. The Strand esplanade, with its pier and water park, is popular. The Reef HQ Aquarium has marine life and coral from the Great Barrier Reef, plus a sea turtle hospital. Southeast of the city, the Billabong Sanctuary wildlife park is home to koalas, wombats and crocodiles. Offshore, Magnetic Island has coral reefs and a national park full of wildlife.

For more information on this position, please contact our team via [email protected] using the subject line: Psychologist - Townsville enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and your suitability for the position.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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