Psychologist - Western Sydney

Location: Rhodes
Discipline: Allied Health
Salary: $87000 to $87000
Contact name: Dervla McBreen

Contact email:
Job ref: 22715
Published: 28 days ago

On Offer:

  • Excellent Remuneration - $87,000 - $100,000 + Super + Benefits 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive team environment
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Sponsorship considered for the right candidate 

The Role:

Our client is seeking an experienced Psychologist to join their Western Sydney team on a permanent basis. This role offers the opportunity to support children and young people in various environments, including their homes, early childhood settings, schools, and within the community.

Duties included:

  • Collaborate closely with children, young people, and their families to set goals, develop effective strategies, and provide ongoing support throughout their journey.
  • Empower clients and families by fostering skill development in managing anxiety, emotional regulation, inclusion and participation in school, self-esteem, and independence.
  • Work with a diverse caseload alongside an experienced team of allied health professionals and behavior support practitioners, including speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and behavior clinicians.
  • Provide evidence-based interventions and supports that are neuroaffirming, trauma-informed, and strengths-based.
  • Offer invaluable support to families through the keyworker model of practice and parent coaching.
  • Utilize telehealth platforms to engage with families online for assessment and intervention.
  • Lead group programs such as Secret Agent Society and Cool, Calm, and Connected, enhancing the well-being of multiple families simultaneously.

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology or a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children and young people with disabilities within person/family-centered approaches.
  • Experience in functional behavior assessment and the design and implementation of behavior support plans and interventions.
  • Knowledge and practical experience in the implementation of Positive Behavior Support principles.
  • Ability to work sensitively and empathically with families from diverse cultural backgrounds and complex needs.
  • Proficiency in IT, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • A valid Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) Clearance.
  • A valid NDIS Worker Screening Check (NDISWC) Clearance.
  • Fully vaccinated for the Covid-19 Virus or accepted medical exemption certificate.
  • Successful pre-employment police check.
  • Current driver’s license and use of own car.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Dervla McBreen on 0452583374 or send a copy of your resume to :