Join a growing, supportive, and cutting-edge team of psychologists (and allied health professionals) in Sydney's diverse inner-west
Clinical Psychologist/Clinical Psychology Registrar/Psychologist - Child/Adolescent Psychologist (2- to 5- days per week)
Who are we?
We are a team of clinical psychologists, psychologists, clinical neuropsychologists, speech pathologists, and psychiatrists, providing clinical assessment and evidence-based therapies for adults, adolescents, children, and families in the Inner-West of Sydney.
King Street Psychology Clinic comprises four separate clinics all housed at 1 Erskineville Rd, Newtown i.e., The Child and Adolescent Gender Service (Suite 207); The Adult Gender & Sexology Clinic (Suite 106); The King Street Psychology Wellbeing Clinic (General Child/Adolescent Mental Health [Suite 108]); and King Street Group Therapy (Suite 205). You can find out more by visiting our website:
What we are looking for?
We are currently looking for clinical psychologists/clinical psychology registrars/psychologists with an interest in child and adolescent psychology generally, including an interest in assessment, diagnosis, and clinical management of matters related to gender dysphoria. In this role you will be working across our Child and Adolescent Gender Clinic and the King Street Wellbeing Clinic.
Our Child and Adolescent Gender Clinic is first and only private clinic in Australia focusing soley on assessment and management of gender dysphoria in children and adolescents. We have 8 clinical psychologists/psychologists working with gender dysphoric youth, as well as a clinical neuropsychologist undertaking psychometric assessment of common co-morbidities (i.e., ASD, ADHD), and a child and adolescent psychiatrist.
This position will also enable clinicians to take on general mental health child/adolescent and adult caseloads (at our other clinics), psychometric testing, and facilitation of group therapy, if so interested. Flexible 2- to 5- day per week roles are available. Full admin support is provided, therapy resources, psychometric tests, group and individual supervision with leading clinical psychologists in this field, and opportunities to be involved in clinical research, are part of the package we provide.
Registrar Program and Supervision
Our psychologists are provided extensive supervision and training opportunities as part of their role. This includes weekly face-2-face supervision with senior clinical psychologists, who publish research and work almost exclusively with young people experience gender dysphoria (Dr James Morandini and Dr Georgia McClure), weekly case conferences, and weekly group supervision aimed at building basic competencies and knowledge in the area of child and adolescent gender dysphoria.
Necessary skills and experience
Masters / Doctoral degree in Clinical or Developmental Psychology
Minimum commitment of 2 days (flexible hours/ days) with the flexibility to increase or work weekends
Registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA with/without clinical endorsement, with eligibility for Medicare rebate ("soon to be registered" for those newly graduated is also fine).
A passion for and experience working with adolescents
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A compassionate and empathetic approach to assessment and treatment delivery
Experience in the assessment of ASD (e.g., ADOS-2)
Interest in psychometric testing
Interest in being involved in (and developing) clinical research related to gender dysphoria/identity
Experience working with gender-diverse or sexual minority youth
What to do next?
Please send us your resume with a cover letter outlining how you fit with our values and meet the criteria outlined above. Or if you prefer, call us on 0416 562 621 for an informal discussion to answer any questions you may have before applying. Or feel free to email your questions to me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to hear from you soon,
Dr James Morandini
Ph.D (Psychology) | Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (DCP)
Clinical Psychologist: Reg No. PSY0001626436
Founder/Director @ kingstreetpsychologyclinic.com.au
Team Leader: The Gender Centre Psychology Service
National Convener: Diverse Bodies, Genders, and Sexualities Interest Group of the APS