Two Clinical Psychologist positions (Sydney, NSW)

“Ted Noffs Foundation

2 positions:

1. Clinical Psychologist (Drug and Alcohol)

2. Clinical Psychologist (Mental Health)

The Ted Noffs Foundation is continuing the legacy of the legendary humanitarian, Ted Noffs, who founded the organisation more than 37 years ago. Ted Noffs provides vital and specialised services for young people who are experiencing drug and alcohol problems and related trauma and their families. We are an advocate for evidence-based practice in the provision of drug and alcohol/ mental health, early intervention and treatment services.

We are currently looking for 2 full-time Clinical Psychologists to provide clinical support and workforce development activities. The two roles have similar responsibilities but one will have a stronger focus on Drug and Alcohol and the other on Mental Health. Applicants for both roles will need extensive experience working with co-morbid clients. Both roles will provide clinical services to our staff and clients (young people with serious Drug and Alcohol problems), participate in the review and evaluation of our services, and contribute to various workforce development initiatives including training and presentations at team meetings

Successful candidates will have all relevant clinical qualifications and approximately 5 years experience in a similar role. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential as well as the ability to work well both autonomously and as a part of a team.

Please note:
A person prohibited by the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 is not eligible to apply. Applicants must be willing to complete and submit the NSW Government ‘Working with Children’ background check consent and declaration forms, and the Ted Noffs Foundation criminal record check consent form. These are legal requirements for working with children in New South Wales.

For further information and a job description please contact Mark Ferry, Acting Programs Manager, on (02) 93100133 or email

Closing date: 30th January 2008.”