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Job Number : 33458
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : IPC Health on 4 May 2021
Paediatric Psychologist (Community Health)

Child Psychologist


We are One Team IPC Health, we are passionate, creative and we make a difference.

We deliver innovative high-quality services that are client centred, collaborative, coordinated and demonstrate value through measured impact. We are a not-for-profit community health service committed to working with the rapidly growing areas of Melbourne’s middle and outer West, where population will grow by 400,000 in the coming 15 years. By year 2035, we anticipate that the total population served will be approximately 1.2 million.

The Opportunity

IPC Health is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and team orientated Child Psychologist to provide developmental psychology assessment and management services to local children from birth to school entry for whom behaviour, learning or concentration is the primary area of difficulty. The role includes individual assessment and therapy, primarily on campus, with a mix of groups and individual sessions, consultation may also occur via telehealth, at kindergartens and childcare centres (as appropriate).

You will have the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team as part of the Child Health team. Based at our Altona Meadows and Hoppers Crossing campuses, this role is flexible seeking a 0.6FTE - 0.8FTE Part Time Fixed Term (Funding based activity project) until 30 December 2021. This position is classified as a Grade 2 Psychologist offering $45 - $50.68 per hour under the Victorian Community Health Sector (Audiologists, Dietitians, Pharmacists & Psychologists) 2018-2021.


You will make a difference by

  • Providing safe and effective services to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Contributing to quality service improvements leading to improved success for our teams and consumers.
  • Using your expertise and skills to competently deliver a range of evidence-based health interventions.
  • Providing direct service to paediatric clients and their families, including health education, therapeutic management, utilising a family-centred approach.
  • Collaborating with other child health team members to develop, implement and evaluate primary care programs and services in accordance with organisational priorities and expectations.

To succeed, you will need

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology with minimum two years’ experience in delivering Developmental Psychology services at a grade two level. Relevant postgraduate qualification desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate within a multidisciplinary team in the delivery of services to the community.
  • Demonstrated capacity to embed best practice that is client focused and family centred in the assessment, treatment and case management of individual clients and groups.
  • Recent clinical experience working with people experiencing disadvantage, refugee, Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and Interpreters.
  • Current and valid AHPRA registration, Victorian Working with Children’s Check and driver’s licence.

What next?

If you are passionate, creative and want to make a difference, we want to hear from you. All you need to do is visit our careers page, read the role’s Success Profile and submit your resume, cover letter and a document outlining how you meet our minimum ‘to succeed’ criteria.

To find out more about the role, please contact Sebastian Buccheri, Senior Manager Allied Health Services on 0411201908 or via email

Applications close 14 May 2021.

We are committed to maintaining a barrier-free environment for all and welcome individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and the LGBTI communities to apply for our job opportunities.

Contact Details
Sebastian Buccheri, Senior Manager Allied Health Services

Ph: 0411201908


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