Good Start Psychology is a family run and owned business. We are offering a unique opportunity for a position as a provisional psychologist to work with our team at our new site in the northern suburbs. This is for anyone seeking to start or continue a 4+2 or 5+1 programs.
Our new site is purpose built and has well equipped consulting rooms, admin space, waiting room and amenities, and our own car park.
Good Start Psychology offers NDIS therapy services to hundreds of participants, and we have become an important service for many disabled people living in the northern catchment area.
Good Start offers full training, including biofeedback methodologies like amplitude neurofeedback. The position is available for five days per week (four days clinical work, one day admin).
All resources are contained within your contract.
Insurances and AHPRA registration are paid by Good Start Psychology.
Core responsibilities include:
- Assess clients using a comprehensive clinical approach, as well as validated inventories (e.g. ABAS, PDDBI, ASC-ASD, BASC-3).
- Interpret inventories and EEG assessments.
- Develop therapy plans and deliver interventions in a competent and effective way.
- Use appropriate psychological therapies including: neurofeedback, CBT, HRV training, social skills training, behaviour therapies and play therapies (depending on your area of interest).
- Maintain comprehensive and effective case notes, therapy plans and NDIS end-of-plan reports, in keeping with Good Start Psychology and best-practice standards.
- The provisional psychologist is required to engage in professional development consistent with AHPRA’s requirement for internships under the 4+2 or 5+1 pathways.
- Full training provided at the start of the internship. You get paid for training days.
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours): Essential.
- Eligible for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia : Essential.
- Australian Drivers Licence: Desirable.
- Working with Children Training: Desirable. (This will be completed early in your training if you haven't done it.)
- Screening Checks :- working with child, vulnerable and disabled clients: Desirable. (These will be organised by us if you don't have them.)
- Police Clearances: Desirable. (This will be organised by us if you don't have it.)
- Relevant experience with autism or other related disabilities e.g. as a carer, ABA therapist, etc.
- Two years experience working with clients e.g. support coordination, case management.
- Positive outlook.
- Confident, assertive and self-motivated.
- Model professionalism through own behaviours and performance.
- The ability to gain others' support for ideas and solutions.
- Build relationships and foster teamwork and co-operation throughout the business.
- Demonstrate resilience and the ability to keep functioning effectively when under pressure and maintain self-control in the face of challenges.
- Effective planning and time management.
- Trouble-shoot and problem-solve.
Please apply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attach an application letter and CV.
Dr Alex Ryan