General or Clinical Psychologist (Sexual Health)

General or Clinical Psychologist (Sexual Health)

Australian Psychological Society Ltd | melbourne, VIC, AU

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Listed By : Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services on 17 Nov 2022
General or Clinical Psychologist (Sexual Health)
Start your next career chapter at our industry-leading sexual health psychology organisation. Expand your skills through supervised practice and training as part of our supportive passionate team. 
About Sexual Health and Intimacy Psychological Services (SHIPS)
SHIPS is a progressive, inclusive, psychology organisation with a mission to reduce shame and stigma attached to sex and sexuality for individuals and for our community. We are industry leaders as the first psychology practice in Australia to focus exclusively on sexual health and its intersection with mental health and marginalised communities. We train and supervise psychologists to deliver exceptional, ethical, trauma-informed sexual health treatment. We believe that therapeutic content should not just be for people who can access the therapy room, so we develop and share evidence-based and community-feedback-informed resources. We are a kink-friendly, poly-friendly, sex work positive and LGBTIQA+ inclusive organisation.
Develop your skills for sexual health specific treatment through supervised practice, partaking in industry-leading training, and being part of our passionate, supportive team. While receiving this support and training your duties include:
Treatment
Deliver psychological treatment for individuals and/or more than one person for sexual health, intimacy and related mental health issues
Deliver psychological treatment for mental health issues for marginalised community members such as those who practice kink or BDSM, those who engage in non-monogamous relationship structures, sex workers or members of the LGBTIQA+ community
Assessment:
Conduct WPATH assessments to support gender affirmation referrals and procedures 
Complete written reports to support gender affirmation referrals and procedures
Administration and communication:
Maintain clinical case notes
Respond to internal and external emails
Write mental health review letters for General Practitioners
Write professional assessment reports and support letters for clients and health professionals
Consult with health practitioners regarding the treatment of clients
Liaise with administration and practice staff regarding therapeutically informed communication with clients, as well as booking and availability
Attend monthly team meetings to maintain collaborative care of clients
Benefits of working at SHIPS: 
Fortnightly individual supervision
Fortnightly group supervision
Access to 14 online SHIPS sexual health training courses (30+ hours of training)
Regular team training and workshops
Access to resource library
You can help develop innovative strategies for supporting the wellbeing of our community
SHIPS has a focus on fostering a safe and inspiring workplace. Receive ongoing support and opportunities for connection and collaboration from our community of exceptional and down-to-earth practitioners and support staff. 
Therapeutically minded business model and procedures – clinical governance and client wellbeing guides processes on every level
Full administration support from our exceptional admin team ( all bookings, payments and communication are taken care of fo you)
SHIPS is growing - there will be future opportunities for career progression
About you:
AHPRA registration as General or Clinical Psychologist 
Ability to work independently and in team environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Completed training in trauma therapy, desirable
Training in or experience with sex and intimacy treatment desirable; interest necessary
Completed training and qualifications in relationship therapy, desirable
Sensitive and collaborative approach to treatment
Passion for learning and self-development
Incorporates self-care and work/life balance into practice
Part-time (2-4 days per week) positions available for suitable applicants.
Contact Details Application instructions:
Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resume to Dr Sarah Ashton: sarah@shipspsychology.com.au
For queries please contact Sarah on: 0422 490 444
Applications close: 17 December 2022
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