Program Therapist - Psychologist / Psychotherapist / Social Worker

Wesley Hospital Ashfield

  • casual position with multiple shifts available in inpatient and outpatient programs. Potential to move to permanent part-time for the right candidate
  • 38 bed Private Psychiatric Hospital located at Ashfield, offering an extensive range of inpatient and day patient services
  • friendly working environment with great opportunities

About us

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can…to all the people you can, as long as ever you can”

Wesley Mission has a real mission – to change the lives of those in need. Wesley Hospital Ashfield has gained an excellent reputation in the private and public sector and is known for providing quality care and maintaining ethical values whilst operating as a commercial activity.

About the role

Wesley Hospital Ashfield is a 38-bed mental health facility, located in Sydney’s Inner West, offering an extensive range of inpatient and day patient services.

We have an excellent opportunity for a therapist passionate about making a difference in the mental health field.

To apply for this role you must have:

Essential criteria

  • registration as a Psychologist, Social Worker or Psychotherapist (with AHPRA; AASW; PACFA)
  • demonstrated experience in a health care setting, working with alcohol and other drug disorders and acute mental health disorders
  • competency in working with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • competency in working with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • demonstrated experience facilitating psychoeducation and skills groups
  • competence in psychological or clinical psychological assessment
  • experience in planning and implementing group and individual interventions
  • excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • good organisation and time management skills
  • ability to work independently as well as within a professional multi-disciplinary team environment
  • willingness to undergo criminal record check
  • computer literacy.

Desirable criteria

  • Individual therapy skills
  • current NSW driver’s licence
  • commitment to professional development and research
  • interest in providing in-service education
  • interest in developing quality assurance activities.

Key responsibilities

  • delivery of 3-4 groups per day
  • provision of individual therapy (as required)
  • completion of daily progress notes
  • performance of administrative and other daily tasks in order to ensure the efficient running of the program.
  • engagement in team activities including team meetings, supervision, and mandatory training as required.

Closing Date: Wednesday 1 December 2021, by 5 pm.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume with current referees and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

Julia Rademeyer

Phone: 9716 1400

Email: Julia.Rademeyer@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued. Note that a full COVID-19 vaccine certificate is required for the role.

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