Act for Kids is a prominent
provider of free prevention, professional therapy and support services for
children who have suffered abuse and support for families at risk. With
over 25 centres nationally, we have supported thousands of children and their
families for 30 years. In 2018 - 2019 we provided services to 46,084 people,
including over 31,000 children; a 15% increase from the year before.
multidisciplinary teams provide integrated therapy, sexual abuse counselling,
safe houses in remote Indigenous communities, information, advice and referral
services, intensive family support and early learning centres designed for
children with additional development needs to ensure we set them up for success
The Psychologist will join a caring, compassionate and friendly team
primarily based on the Sunshine Coast (Palmwoods) but also working at
Caboolture, one day a week. The role is part-time
(0.8FTE) and permanent.
This position will be
working in the Walk Tall program, which is funded by the Daniel Morcombe
Foundation and is delivered by Act for Kids in Palmwoods and Caboolture. Walk
Tall aims to enhance psychosocial outcomes for children and young people who
have been victims of crime or impacted by crime, based on the existing Act for
Kids practice framework.
- Providing an
outstanding therapeutic service to children, young people and their families.
- Attend stakeholder meetings for the benefit of clients and develop case plans.
up-to-date output and outcome data for all clients as required by Act for Kids
policies and procedures.
- Being a key
representative of Act for Kids and the Walk Tall program on the Sunshine Coast.
- Maintain and develop your professional skills,
through supervision and professional development.
- Tertiary qualification in Psychology.
- National registration as a psychologist is
essential and membership of the Australian. Psychological Society is desirable.
- A current driver’s license.
- At least two years’ experience working with
children, young people and their families who have been impacted by trauma or
experienced abuse and neglect, or at least five years’ experience working in
With over 30%
of our employees identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander,
we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander peoples.
is classified Level 6.1 – 6.3 under the SCHCADS award;
range is $86,060 - $89,869 plus 9.5% superannuation (pro-rata for
- In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent
salary packaging options through RemServ which can significantly increase your
take home pay.
About the benefits...
winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 (100-499 employees)
of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 in (1) Health & Wellbeing (2)
Leadership (3) Work-Life Balance
values based organisation
professional development options (including annual professional
development fund opportunities)
Assistance Program including Health & Well-being Portal
family friendly and flexible work environment.
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