Clinical psychologist job Perth
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Work with us and be part of a team who push the boundaries of excellence in psychological healthcare.
If you are a clinical psychologist or clinical psychologist registrar, and you are interested in working with a Perth-based team who is committed to excellence in care delivery and team support, please read on. Don't forget to download our job prospectus. We look forward to hearing from you!
Come and have a coffee: we welcome expressions of interest
At J&R Psychology and Sleep Matters, we provide ourselves on team support and development. Afterall, when we're satisfied and happy at work, we are well positioned to be happy overall and to provide excellent care to our clients.
J&R private practice clinical psychology positions combine interesting and satisfying clinical work, in lovely rooms, with strong remuneration, surrounded by an experienced and supportive team. We have varied and regular PD opportinites. Gone are the days of isolated private practice work.
You don't need to wait for a position to be advertised, please get in touch to find out more if the timing is right for your next career move.
We understand the need to provide flexibility in roles. You might be at a stage of your career where you'd like to focus primarily on your clinical work, or you might be keen to be involved in research, supervision and/or clinic projects. Your focus might be on optimising your life balance, or you might be looking for career progression. We take the time to understand each member of our team so that we can best support them in their version of success.
Who are we?
J&R Clinical Psychologists (incorporating Sleep Matters www.sleepmattersperth.com.au) have been providing care for the West Australian and Perth community for over a decade. Our locations are West Perth, Como and within a new GP clinic in Murdoch: The Garden Family Medical Clinic. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to provide improved multidisciplinary care for our clients.
Directors Paul Jeffery and Dr Melissa Ree have been working in private practice in Perth since 2004 and provide a depth of clinical and industry experience to our team.
Dr Melissa Ree is nationally and internationally renouned for her work in evidence-based insomnia and sleep disorder treatment, and advocating for the role of sleep in mental health. She is also a UWA senior lecturer and is involved in postgradaute training.
Paul Jeffery is an experienced supervisor and has previously worked at the WA Instituate of Sport (WAIS) and in the WA Health Department (CAMHS) for many years.
Michelle LaPuma, our clinical team leader has been with J&R for 10 years and has a strong background in supervision, research and clinical work with children and clients presenting with disorderd eating. As a leadership team we value long, supportive and trusting relationships.
We provide general clinical psychology services to children, adolescents, adults and families. We offer performance/sport psychology services and sleep disorder treatments. We also offer group treatments. Our team have varied caseloads, but also the capacity to dive deep into a chosen niche area if they wish. We are an agile team who value innovation and our team is fantastic in offering suggestions for how we can continually improve or offer new services. We have regular professional development including online evening presentations, guest speakers, team days, and peer supervision groups. We love to catch-up socially too!
Our private practice thrives on our values of evidence-based ethical practice, continual learning, passion for our craft (and life in general), and team support.
Our process and commitment to our team
"Helping you thrive"
Our mission is to support people to thrive, and we apply this to our clients, our referrers, and our team.
We have a structured onboarding process to get our new team members off to a great start. We provide a training and supervision package in behavioural sleep medicine (e.g., insomnia treatment) to all new clinical team members. This package is valued at over $2500.
Our Sleep Matters service is Perth’s only dedicated sleep psychology service (see our sister site www.sleepmattersperth.com.au) and the training and supervision in the sleep space allows us to continue to enjoy our position as leaders in the field. Our clinical team describe their clinical sleep work to be hugely rewarding and interesting. We are also research active, and collect clinical research data in the clinic.
We offer a registrar program for those undergoing their clinical endorsement journey. There are regular peer supervision, support, and social opportunities also.
We can offer career progression pathways for clinical psychologists who would like to take on more senior roles. Senior clinical psychologist roles may include clinical supervision, mentoring, and development of niche areas or service initiatives. There is also the potenital to move into profit-sharing models for those who are interested in the business side of private practice psychology. For those who are keen to maximmise their earnings, we offer generous reward structures that allow you to be in control of your earning potential.
We support and expect a high degree of professionalism from our team but we also pride ourselves on working flexibly with each J&R team member, taking the time to get to know each individual's motivations and career aspirations. In short, we work hard to support each team member to feel valued, satisfied, and stimulated in their role with us. Our aim is to understand and support each team member's career goals.
If you feel like you may be a good match for our team, we'd love you to get in touch.
Have a look at our prospectus below to gain insights about working with J&R Clinical Psychology.
Our invitation to you
You don't need to wait for a job advert to be posted! We welcome expressions of interest from Clinical Psychologists and Clinical Psychologist Registrars who are commitment to excellence in their work roles and who feel aligned to our values.
We are open to discussing positions structured in employee or associate/contractor formats.
For further information, please contact Paul Jeffery or Dr Melissa Ree for an informal chat.
Please also check us out on Facebook so you can glean a feel for some updates around the clinic.
For additional information about working with us, including hearing from our team members and our clinic values, please download our booklet here.