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Job Number : 24430
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Scope (Aust) Ltd on 16 May 2018
Psychologist/s (Grade 2) - Part time/full time/Casual

Scope has an exciting opportunity for highly motivated Psychologists (full registration required) to work within our Positive Behaviour Support Service (PBSS). 


PBSS is a dynamic service within Scope Australia providing evidence based supports to people under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), embracing holistic assessments/solutions for adults & children who have behaviours of concern with a goal of reducing the use of restrictive interventions.


The positions are available due to Scope’s position as a large, highly regarded provider of quality services who is experiencing large growth in demand for services.


About Us:

Scope is one of the largest, not-for-profit organisations within Victoria. We are a leading organisation that provides a range of therapy services to both adults and children with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities to achieve their goals in life.  We deliver services directly to customers, service providers and the broader community network. 

We are passionate about achieving our mission, which is:

To enable each person we support to live as an equal and empowered citizen!


In this role you will:


  • Work as part of an inter-disciplinary team focusing on supporting people with behaviours of concern
  • Provide services to customers on a needs basis, building on people's strengths and developing sustainable long term solutions
  • Liaise with customers, family members, funding bodies and other service providers to assist our clients to reach their individual outcomes and goals
  • Support customers and others to develop and review individual learning plans, ensuring goals are meaningful, meet the needs of the individual and reflect their individual goals
  • Provide current information to customers around valuable services to maximise their ability to make informed choices
  • Have an opportunity to extend and develop your professional skills and partake in innovative projects and research of the team


About you:


  • Our mission “to enable each person we support to live as an equal and empowered citizen” and our Scope approach resonates with you and inspires you;

  • You are committed to family and person centred approaches, supporting inclusion and participation;

  • Registered with AHPRA and a full member (not provisional) of your professional association (mandatory)

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment

  • Have relevant experience in disability and/or paediatrics (preferred)  


  • Have a driver's licence

  • Successful applicants will be required to hold a satisfactory Police Check issued within the last twelve months for employment in disability and a Working with Children Check.


Scope as an Employer:


Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including:

  • Flexibility to suit your work-life balance;
  • Access to professional support and development opportunities;

  • Up to 18K salary packaging which can significantly increase your take home pay;

  • Generous Long Service Leave (26 weeks at full pay after 15 years);

  • An allocated professional development support allowance per annum;

  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%;

  • 12 days of personal/carers leave per annum; and 

  • Up to 10 weeks of paid Maternity/Adoption Leave


Contact Details
Luke Draper – P&C Business Partner, or 8311 4046

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