Are you a Psychologist looking to apply your talent and skills in a unique way? Do you want a role that meaningfully contributes to something greater? Have you considered working for the nation's security service?
The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) performs its role of providing advice to the Australian Government to protect Australia, its people and interests, in a complex and ever-changing environment.
We are currently recruiting Clinical, Forensic and Organisational Psychologists to join our Psychology team in Canberra. This is an opportunity for highly capable, dedicated, adaptable and resilient individuals to develop their career within a dynamic and supportive environment. Focus areas are varied, including undertaking psychological assessments, providing psychological advice in support of the selection and assessment of applicants to ASIO, and supporting training and development to the Organisation.
Early career psychologists and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
You will work in a multi-disciplinary team including dedicated Psychological staff to provide services to ASIO as an organisation. Collaborative in your approach, you will share your knowledge and expertise to achieve excellence in delivery of psychological services.
As a Psychologist within ASIO you will deliver psychological services using your analytical, assessment and psychological risk knowledge. Your workload may include conducting psychological assessments, developing psychological advice in recruitment and support of the selection of applicants to ASIO, assessment and case management of counter intelligence risk, and/or delivery of health services including training and Employee Assistance Programs to support and develop ASIO's workforce. These skills will be critical to supporting organisational security and the ASIO mission of identifying and investigating security threats to protect Australia.
You will be able to demonstrate excellent ethical boundaries, sound judgement, effective communication, adaptability and the ability to build effective relationships. Some domestic travel may be required, dependent on the role of the successful applicant.
Suitable applicants will have a combination of the competencies noted below and will be able to demonstrate this within their application:
As an AE5 psychologist, you will be working on some or all of the following:
Successful candidates will possess:
ASIO provides a number of benefits to its staff including:
In addition to your salary, remuneration includes superannuation of 15.4%, ongoing professional development, payment of professional registration fees and Australian Psychological Society (APS) membership.
To be eligible for the role, you must be:
ASIO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, where all staff are valued and respected, in order to build a highly capable, innovative and adaptive workforce to achieve our purpose. We welcome and value applications from all eligible candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age or disability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Please advise us if you require any additional assistance in order to fully participate in the recruitment process or the workplace.