Occupation Profile – Clinical Psychologist – (ANZSCO 272311) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleCLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
ANZSCO Code272311
Occupations in this Group272311 Clinical Psychologist
272312 Educational Psychologist
272313 Organisational Psychologist
272314 Psychotherapist
272399 Psychologists nec
DescriptionConsults with individuals and groups, assesses psychological disorders and administers programs of treatment. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsForensic Psychologist
Health Psychologist
Neuropsychologist
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
-administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
-developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
-consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
-conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
-collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
-formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
-developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
-conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
-performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Psychological Society
Related Occupations272312 Educational Psychologist
272313 Organisational Psychologist
272314 Psychotherapist
272399 Psychologists nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsProficient English (e.g. IELTS: at least 7 in each skill)