Counselling, Educational, Developmental or Clinical Psychologists : Part time permanent
ORMOND & MOONEE PONDS SITES
Sensational Kids is 11 years young and continues to grow and adapt in the ever-changing healthcare environment. It is a company based on strong values of integrity, learning, fun, professionalism and innovation. We are an energetic, creative and skilled team and are looking for a motivated, friendly and talented Psychologist to join our team.
We see kids aged 0-18 and provide child and family-centred therapy incorporating a range of therapeutic models including DIR Floortime and utilise the Psychodynamic and CBT approachs as well as other models for best practice. We also provide Autism and Psycho-Educational Assessments and are happy to train therapists in the delivery and interpretation of ADOS-2/ ADI-R and other tools.
Saturdays appointments are in high demand and for this reason we need someone willing to join our Saturday team, although this is not essential. There is capacity for work 2+ extra days during the week where you will work with other Speech Pathologists, OTs, Psychologists, Dietitians and Music Therapists. The successful candidates will be working from our Ormond & Moonee Ponds sites.
As a Psychologist on our team you will provide assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, and support/ training for parents.
Our clinics based in Ormond & Moonee Ponds offers a professional, stimulating, supportive and friendly team environment. Our therapists work collaboratively to ensure holistic management of our clients and their families.
What Sensational Kids Can Offer You:
A warm and friendly team environment
Client referrals and ongoing provision of clients for a caseload
Complete administration support including booking of appointments, management of timetables, invoicing and accounts
Supportive management and collaborative team who induct, train and support our staff
The possibility of peer consultation counting towards Professional Development
A very well-equipped therapy environment
Good remuneration based on experience
Computers, stationery, assessment & therapy equipment as required
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Provision of individual therapy with clients
Possible involvement in social skills groups or dyads
Assessment of children for various mental health conditions, cognition, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ADOS-2, ADI-R, WPPSI, WISC, CARS, WIAT-III, Vineland etc)
Report writing in relation to assessments & Medicare requirements
Ongoing liaison with our client's management team (GP, other therapists)
Participation in team meetings as required
Opportunity for movement within the clinics, as well as an opportunity for project work and supervision of others.
Selection Criteria for this position:
Full registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA
Registration with Medicare (assistance provided)
Current Working with Children's Check
Must have own Professional Indemnity Insurance
Knowledge, Skill & Experience
Minimum 2 years' experience post full registration
Demonstrated skill in counseling and case management of children, adolescents and families
Demonstrated skill and experience in providing Psychological interventions
Strong record management and case note taking skills
Demonstrated ability to engage clients effectively
Willingness to learn/ understand the DIR-Floortime model and implement as appropriate
Ability to manage caseload independently but collaboratively in team environment
Sound computer literacy skills
Eligible for Australian Psychological Society Membership
Experience working with or a good understanding of a developmental, play-based model
Strong organizational skills
Sensational Kids is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination.
If you are an independent, flexible, open-minded therapist with experience working with children, adolescents and parents presenting with a wide range of conditions then we would love to meet you.
Please note: This position is not suitable for Provisional Psychologists or new graduates.
For further information, please call Fran Nicholson (Manager) on 9578 7560. Please forward your CV and cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria above to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
We thank you in advance for your application.
Positions available immediately.