Psychologist

Location: Tingalpa
Discipline: Social and Community Care
Salary: $103000 to $999999
Contact name: Aine Leonard

Contact email: aine.leonard@curamoir-hr.com.au
Job ref: 705
Published: 8 months ago
On Offer:
  • $106k - 120k + super 
  • Payment of annual professional registration fees.
  • Flexible remuneration options packaging including a phone, laptop, and company vehicle for both personal and business (if selected).
  • Ongoing training and professional development each year to participate in external opportunities in paid work time.
  • Employee Assistance Program to further support wellbeing.
  • Vehicle allowance or use of a company vehicle.
  • Financial incentives for going above and beyond in your role.
 
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Client has an opportunity for an allied health professional to join their organisation. As part of an expanding team of allied health professionals, you will work with our highly diverse range of participants and collaborate with like-minded colleagues, to deliver meaningful behavioural support services in a vibrant and welcoming environment that fosters growth and professional opportunities.


Key Responsibilities of this role include:
  • Provide evidence based, person centred assessment, clinical management, and intervention to people with a cognitive, physical, or psychosocial disability in line with NDIS goals.
  • Being responsible for managing an allocated caseload of NDIS Participants across the lifespan and from varying sociocultural backgrounds and completing therapeutic processes in a timely manner.
  • Undertaking comprehensive clinical interviews and assessments (using clinical observations and psychometric assessments), and interpreting findings to collaboratively determine and achieve intervention goals that align with NDIS Plan goals.
  • Delivering person-centred, tailored interventions with a systemic focus, that also includes delivery of therapeutic support and training to stakeholders.
  • Monitoring, interpreting, reporting and addressing signs and symptoms of risk and acute distress that may arise during any therapeutic interventions.
  • Providing written reports to NDIS outlining progress reviews and ongoing areas of need.
  • Maintaining awareness of current legislation to ensure compliance with all statutory and regulatory guidelines.
Criteria:
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Psychology.
  • Previous experience in Psychology within the NDIS preferable but not essential.
  • Pre-existing registration with AHPRA (full registration).
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with participants, their families and service providers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation.
  • Experience in working with people with complex needs including, complex trauma, adults and the elderly with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and other complex and mental health diagnoses.
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills, particularly in advocacy, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Ability to work to productivity targets.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment as well as autonomously and take ownership of a caseload of participants.
  • Hold a current WWCC (Blue Card), NDIS Worker Screening, First Aid & CPR.
  • Hold a valid Australian driver’s license.
For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Aine Leonard on 0415784900 or send a CV to aine.leonard@curamoir-hr.com.au