For children. For families. For the Community.
Telethon Speech & Hearing (TSH) is a Western Australian
not-for-profit organisation, registered charity, independent school and NDIS
provider that has helped children with speech, language and hearing
difficulties lead fulfilling lives since 1966.
· Partner with a multi-disciplinary
team to support individual students of varying ages with a hearing loss
Join an inclusive
work environment that centres its approach on our organisational values and
providing contemporary positive behaviour support
Enjoy seven weeks
annual leave and generous salary packaging benefits
Speech & Hearing is a proud Western Australian success story. The only one of its kind in Australia, Telethon Speech & Hearing
brings together a range of interconnected services for children with hearing
loss and/or language difficulties to support them and their families. Unique in
our approach, Telethon Speech & Hearing provides a range of diagnostic,
therapeutic and education services to assist children to hear, communicate,
connect and learn.
About the Role
seeking an experienced Counselling, Clinical, Educational or Developmental Psychologist
to provide support to children and families enrolled in our Outpost Program.
program provides comprehensive in-school support for students with hearing loss
who use oral communication from K-12 at our partner primary and secondary
schools around the Perth Metropolitan area.
Reporting to the Principal, the
Psychologist will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team, to
identify and address the psychological, social, emotional, behavioural and
cognitive needs of the children and families.
of the role will include:
Providing short-term, solution-focused
individual intervention and consultation to parents regarding issues such as
parenting, grief and loss, adjustment issues, social emotional issues, learning
and behaviour, and providing external referral where ongoing support may be
Conducting a limited number of individual/small
group psychological interventions
Responding to critical incidents and high need
situations for children providing advice to support teaching or therapy staff
Conducting assessments with children to evaluate
developmental, cognitive, behavioural and socio-emotional functioning and
identify relevant intervention goals with the provision of feedback and reports
to relevant parties
Conducting group parent information and psycho-educational
sessions on a range of topics.
Liaising with and referring to other external
professionals/agencies (such as other Psychologists and Paediatricians) as
required, and with informed client consent
Providing consultation and participating in the
development of Individual Family Service Plans, Individual Education Plans,
Student Behaviour Support Plans and NDIS Plans as required
Valid WA Drivers Licence and a reliable vehicle
to travel throughout the metropolitan region
As we pride
ourselves on being experts in our field, we are seeking a Psychologist who
shares our commitment to excellence by using evidence informed practice and contemporary positive behaviour
support and up to date professional knowledge to deliver the highest level of support
to our families. You will also be a collaborative and inclusive
professional who aligns with our organisational values and contemporary approach
to positive behaviour support.
to the above, to
be successful in this role you will have the
Extensive experience as a Psychologist working
with children (preferably with special needs) and their families
Current registration with the Australian Health
Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
An area of practice endorsement is highly
desirable, however a Psychologist with a general registration and relevant
experience will also be considered
Extensive knowledge of all aspects of childhood
development including early delays, disorders and disabilities and knowledge of
attachment, grief and loss issues that arise from these
Ability to conduct psychometric and standardised
assessments to establish appropriate intervention goals and recommendations
relevant to the needs of the enrolled child
· A commitment to working in partnership with
families/caregivers as a part of a family centred practice model
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills to
enable professional interaction with a range of people including children,
parents/caregivers, students and multidisciplinary team members
· Experience with and commitment to appropriately
handling confidential records and information
· Hold a current Working with Children Check
(WWCC) and National Police Clearance
Telethon Speech & Hearing is committed to providing a child safe
environment and promoting practices which provide for the safety, wellbeing and
welfare of our children, clients and families.
Therefore, short listed applicants will also be assessed against their
ability to support and maintain a child safe environment.
Speech & Hearing, you will find an environment that is welcoming,
inclusive, supportive and fun, where our employees take pride in the work they
undertake, the relationships that they build and the difference they make in
the lives of the children and families we support.
We offer a
competitive remuneration package including access to salary packaging, 7 weeks
annual leave, free parking, paid parental leave and an employee assistance
program, as well as the opportunity to work alongside our passionate and
diverse team of professionals.
confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Janene Hall,
Principal, on 08 9387 9888.
please submit your application via email to [email protected]
TSH is an
equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from different backgrounds
to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally
and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Janene Hall, Principal, on 08 9387 9888.