Psychologist – Maternal and Child Health

Gidgee Healing is seeking a Psychologist to join our Maternal and Child Health team located in Mount Isa. This position is permanent full time with the opportunity to travel to remote communities!ABOUT GIDGEE HEALING: Gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination.POSITION SUMMARY:The Psychologist reports to the Manager Child & Maternal Health and is part of the Health Services team.The Psychologist is responsible for working in conjunction with a small psychology primary health care team in the delivery of culturally appropriate services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, including paediatric assessment and treatment, dysphagia screening and rehabilitation.The role will entail outreach service delivery from clinic-based, school-based and community-based settings, both in Mount Isa and outreach to the communities of Mornington Island, Doomadgee and Normanton.The scope of this position includes clinical and administration.BENEFITS INCLUDE:Competitive salary (dependent upon years of experience/quals)5 weeks annual leave 2 x return flights per annum (up to $900 per flight)Professional development incl flights of $5200 p/yearYearly retention bonusesSalary sacrifice up to $15,600 p/yearRelocation assistance (if applicable)THE LIFESTYLE:The Mount Isa and Lower Gulf region is the gateway to the Outback of Queensland, offers a relaxed and casual lifestyle, with a wealth of camping and exploring, scenic national parks, gorges, as well as top river, lake and open water fishing and recreation.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply!Position Description 100000 AUD Australia - QLD Mt Isa & Western QLD Mount Isa 4825

Psychologist - Maternal and Child Health

  • Newly created position and team!
  • Full time position with opportunity to travel to remote communities
  • Competitive remuneration package

Gidgee Healing is seeking a Psychologist to join our Maternal and Child Health team located in Mount Isa. This position is permanent full time with the opportunity to travel to remote communities!

ABOUT GIDGEE HEALING: 

Gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Psychologist reports to the Manager Child & Maternal Health and is part of the Health Services team.

The Psychologist is responsible for working in conjunction with a small psychology primary health care team in the delivery of culturally appropriate services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, including paediatric assessment and treatment, dysphagia screening and rehabilitation.

The role will entail outreach service delivery from clinic-based, school-based and community-based settings, both in Mount Isa and outreach to the communities of Mornington Island, Doomadgee and Normanton.

The scope of this position includes clinical and administration.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Competitive salary (dependent upon years of experience/quals)
  • 5 weeks annual leave 
  • 2 x return flights per annum (up to $900 per flight)
  • Professional development incl flights of $5200 p/year
  • Yearly retention bonuses
  • Salary sacrifice up to $15,600 p/year
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

THE LIFESTYLE:

The Mount Isa and Lower Gulf region is the gateway to the Outback of Queensland, offers a relaxed and casual lifestyle, with a wealth of camping and exploring, scenic national parks, gorges, as well as top river, lake and open water fishing and recreation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply!

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Priscilla Kondolo, People and Culture Team Leader on 07 4749 6508 or 0436 804 790.