About the role
Hear for Kids is seeking an experienced Psychologist to join our transdisciplinary team. This exciting opportunity would ideally suit an experienced professional wanting to work with infants, children and adults in the community and not-for-profit sector.
Hear for Kids provides speech language pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology and teacher of the deaf services to deaf and hard of hearing infants, children and adults and their families across a number of programs, including NDIS. Services are provided both during the day and after school.
The Psychologist will be based at Taigum and Yeerongpilly ECDPs and provide both onsite and mobile services in greater Brisbane two days a week.
The successful applicant will have the ability to handle a busy caseload and work independently and also cooperatively within a flexible, transdisciplinary structure. You must have strong interpersonal and communication skills to work in a family-centred environment. You will be responsible for planning and developing programs to meet the needs of the client and providing appropriate, timely and effective clinical management. You will maintain up to date case notes and progress reports (including NDIS) and be responsible for individual professional practice with limited supervision.
- The ideal candidate must have tertiary qualifications in psychology, a minimum of three years’ experience;
- Experience in Auslan is highly regarded;
- Must have current registration with the Psychology Board Australia;
- A current Queensland driver’s licence and your own vehicle (mileage reimbursed) and;
- Be eligible for a Queensland Blue Card.
The benefits of working with Hear for Kids include being part of a dedicated and professional team working with deaf and hard of hearing children and adults, ongoing training and development, and salary packaging arrangements. The role has the flexibility of being part-time or on a casual basis.
Remuneration is competitive and in line with the Health Professional and Support Services Award, plus superannuation and salary sacrifice and casual loading.
About the organisation
Deaf Services is a leading not-for-profit organisation, providing support to Deaf and hard of hearing Australian’s across all age groups.
With a vision of individuals and community empowered, connected and achieving, Deaf Services delivers programs and supports to enable the Deaf community to live full and independent lives.
Deaf Services works with all Australians to create a more inclusive and accessible community through information referrals, advocacy and education.
With over 110 years of experience working with Deaf Australians, Deaf Services continues to deliver for the community as a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and an approved provider of home care for seniors.
How to apply for this role
Interested applicants should forward an up-to-date resume along with a cover letter addressing the above criteria, and an application form to Human Resources at email@example.com
For further information please call Jacqui Cooper, HR Support Officer on (07) 3892 8534 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 5pm, Monday, 19th August 2019
Deaf Services is an equal opportunity employer.
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