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Job Number : 29619
Type and Location : Child & Adolescent / Melbourne, VIC - Other
Listed By : Family Minded on 24 Jan 2020
Child and Youth Psychologist


§  Do you have a passion for helping kids and families?

§  Would you like focus on clinical work, do less paperwork, and get great pay?

§  Join our nurturing team to develop your skills in supporting kids and families.

Our team is growing and we are seeking child psychologists who are passionate about working with kids, teens and parents in a multi-disciplinary paediatric setting. Our practice is family-focused practice with lots of opportunities for collaboration and shared work and we offer families a unique wrap-around service.  

We offer you:

ü  Contracting fees or salary that are well above the industry standard,

ü  Flexible days,

ü  Admin support,

ü  Thorough intake system and thoughtful case allocation,

ü  A warm child and family friendly clinic space,

ü  Loads of resources,

ü  Budget for CPD PLUS free and on-site regular supervision (including PBA clinical endorsed supervision),

ü  An available and supportive team with regular peer support,


ü  Fun, occasional donuts, and team catch ups


About the role:

§  Working with kids/teens with mental health difficulties and/or neurodevelopmentally diverse conditions

§  Assessment of needs, implement interventions for anxiety, mood, challenging behaviours, self-regulation, affect regulation, parent psychoeducation, interpersonal skills, and ASD/ADHD screening if required

§  Liaising with schools, providing psychoeducation and support to families 

§  Possible opportunities for focussing on ASD specific presentations

§  The position is very flexible and could be part-time or subcontracting, we can build the role around your preferences.

§  A wonderful opportunity for early career psychologists to build their skills in working with children and families 

 Essential to the role:

ü  Fully registered psychologist (AHPRA) 

ü  Eligible to register with Medicare

ü  Professional indemnity insurance

ü  Have great clinical intervention skills

ü  Great communication skills and focus on teamwork

Highly regarded:

§  At least two years post registration experience

§  Demonstrated experience in engaging and working effectively with children/adolescents who are on the spectrum

About the practice: 

Family Minded is a niche child and family psychology practice in north-western Melbourne. Sunbury is just 30 mins from the start of the Tulla Fwy and we are walking distance from the train station. We are a highly sought after service with a strong local reputation for friendly, family-focussed support and clinical expertise across a range of clinical presentations.

If this sounds exciting to you and you feel we might offer you what you are looking for in a private practice setting and want to know more give Katherine a call for a confidential chat about the role, and our services.

You would be joining a warm and supportive team working in a family-centred multidisciplinary workspace. You would see a range of clients, doing interesting - at times challenging - and very satisfying psychological practice.  We value high quality services which means we encourage clinicians to have time for case reflection by ensuring manageable and varied case-loads.  


To apply, please address essential skills and include a cover letter. Interviews are underway.



Contact Details
Katherine Hill

03 9811 7052


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