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Psychologist - Ongoing - Mid North Coast Region

Division:  Corrective Services NSW

Taree, NSW, AU, 2430

Req ID:  51528

Psychologist/ Specialist Psychologist



Job Summary: 


Join our team in providing services to offenders in the community under supervision of CSNSW.
This is your opportunity to genuinely contribute to practice-based evidence.



About the role

Salary: $ 69,681 pa - $ 122,413 pa + Superannuation + Annual Leave Loading.
Position Type: Temporary & Ongoing Full-Time roles available
Location: Taree (Mid North Coast)


Taree Community Corrections is located just over 300 kms from Sydney and 2 hours from Newcastle on the Mid North Coast. It is surrounded by idyllic locations such as Foster and Harrington. 


The primary work location may be negotiable within the Mid North Region.



Psychologists work directly with offenders in custody and recently released offenders who have been reintroduced into the community. The role works as part of a cluster model in providing services to offenders in the community under supervision of CSNSW and providing consultation to staff regarding sexual and violent offenders and offender mental health and risk management.


Our Psychologists are highly valued and essential members of the team who work hard to make a difference and provide opportunities to assist offenders in reducing the risk of re-offending. Our team doesn’t stop there! 


Our Psychologists assist in the development of policies, procedures, and training for other psychologists and often liaise and negotiate with stakeholders.



For more information, please click here to review the role description.



Essential requirements


A minimum 4-year accredited qualification in psychology with current provisional or general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.


You must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the psychologist’s ethical and legal obligations and professional accountability.


Current driver’s licence with ability and willingness to travel.


Please note: Only those with general registration are eligible to apply

Please note: pre-provisional psychologists are not eligible to apply for these particular roles.



About Us


Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional Correctional Services and Programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW Justice sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community. CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.



Applying for the role


To apply for this role, you must submit your application online, this includes a cover letter up to a maximum of 2 pages and resume of up to a maximum of 3 pages



For more specific information about the role please contact:
Chief Psychologist (North) – Jillian Cawood: or 02 6690 4535/ 0419 538 338


For application enquires or support please contact:

Talent Acquisition Consultant –Lois Jebin  or 02 8688 0498



Closing date:11.59pm Sunday, 23 October 2022.



A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit

We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.


If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact: – PH: 02 8688 0498

and advise of our preferred method of communication.

If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments, please visit our Careers site.


Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.


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