- Rewarding opportunity to work as part of a truly passionate, highly experienced multidisciplinary health team!
- Attractive remuneration ranging from $100,401 – $115,401 plus super and salary sacrificing!
- Additional benefits include relocation assistance, an airfare allowance and five weeks annual leave!
Established in 1978, Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia. Our commitment to the core principles of Aboriginal self-determination, access, equity, empowerment and reconciliation is unwavering. As an Aboriginal community-owned and controlled health service, we strive to offer a holistic, culturally appropriate approach in all our services.
Our vision is one of Healthy People, Strong Communities, and Bright Futures.
We are experiencing a phase of expansion, with our client base doubling over the past three years. Our team comprises 15 dedicated Aboriginal health workers who play a crucial role in our efforts to align with our care model and work cohesively with the rest of our team.
About the Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Psychologist to join our growing Social and Emotional Wellbeing team in Broome, WA. You will have the opportunity to work across a diverse range of fields, including disabilities, aged care, mental health, and family and domestic violence.
Reporting to the Social and Emotional Wellbeing Manager, you will be working with an experienced, multidisciplinary team to deliver evidence-based, culturally-safe psychological assessments and interventions.
More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):
- Perform psychological assessments for children, young people, and families.
- Support implementation of evidence-based psychological interventions.
- Conduct risk assessments for suicide and violence, and provide referrals and treatment.
- Utilise a person-centred approach in psychological services.
- Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to coordinate care for BRAMS clients, including liaising with internal and external providers and participating in case reviews.
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About the Benefits
In this unique and highly rewarding opportunity, you will provide vital mental health services to some of the communities that need it most, working with a genuinely dedicated, multidisciplinary team.
You will enjoy a highly attractive package from $100,401 – $115,401 (commensurate with your skills and experience) PLUS super and generous salary packaging options.
Additional benefits include:
- Annual airfare allowance, plus dependents
- Six weeks of annual leave
- 17.5% leave loading on up to 6 weeks of annual leave
- Accommodation assistance via 3rd party lease on the property of your choice;
- Relocation assistance
You will become an integral part of the local community in an environment that recognises and rewards hard work. Collaborating closely with a team of seasoned professionals, you will have access to their wealth of knowledge and receive continuous professional development.
BRAMS is committed to supporting your pursuit of specialisation and interest areas while providing valuable exposure to diverse clients, treatments, and experiences. This is an exciting prospect for personal growth and contribution to the greater good.
To be successful in this role, you will be fully qualified to practice as a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist and hold relevant registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. We are open to provisional general psychologists applying.
You will need a strong understanding of the health issues impacting the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with demonstrated experience working sensitively and effectively with First Nations people.
A naturally collaborative team player with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you’ll be able to adapt your communication style to work effectively with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds. As such, you will possess the following attributes:
- Flexibility: adaptable and accommodating to the needs of your patients;
- Resilience: able to work in a challenging environment with the maturity and strength to handle difficult conversations and situations;
- Passion: willing to go beyond just providing clinical care, bringing an understanding of social, cultural, and historical factors; and
- Solutions focused: take an active approach to find effective solutions with the ability to make decisions based on different patients and their circumstances.
Please note: Prior to commencement, you will need to undergo a National Police Clearance and obtain a current Ochre Card. A current Driver’s License and the ability to drive to communities as required are also essential for this role.
With a rich history and extraordinary natural landscape, Broome is synonymous with the turquoise waters, red pindan soil and white sandy beaches that have drawn visitors from across the globe. You can sail, snorkel, or dive in their pristine waters, spot rare dolphins from their wide empty beaches, or adventure through the nearby ancient gorges to marvel at the vast untouched landscapes that make Broome truly unique.
However, there’s a lot more to Broome than just tourism – with strong population growth and significant investment in infrastructure, it’s quickly becoming a destination of choice for families and individuals who want to take advantage of the region’s welcoming and laid-back lifestyle, whilst enjoying all of the amenities and facilities of a modern town.
This is a diverse and fulfilling role making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people – Apply Now!