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NDIS Paediatric Psychologist

Organisation : Star Health

Location : Melbourne (Prahran)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical, Mental / Health Counseling

Sector : Disabilities, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $88,000-$98,000 plus two salary packaging options

Application closing date : 6 Sep, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Star Health

About the role

Permanent Full time
Job Reference No VAC1116

 

  • Great team Culture
  • Standard tax-free salary packaging amount ($18,550 per annum)
  • Great Work/Life balance opportunity

Opportunity for experienced Paediatric Psychologist to join our rapidly growing NDIS Paediatric Team.

The Senior Psychologist/Team Leader will provide team leadership and Psychology supports to NDIS participants as part of an innovative team of allied health professionals.

They will use high-level clinical skills to perform psychological/psychometric assessments & therapy in line with an approved NDIS Plan to children 0-25 years, with delay or disability and provide recommendations to relevant stakeholders that are part of a consumer’s care team. They will provide mentorship, case support, discipline-specific supervision and convene peer consultations/ practice review with members of the NDIS Team including students, provisional psychologists and new graduates.

They will also be the lead Clinician in the development of partnerships and projects that will support and enhance our service offerings and support the NDIS Team Coordinator with leadership and development of the program.

 

Ideally, you will possess:

  • A professional qualification in psychology, with current registration with AHPRA.
  • Experience in working with children, their families and external stakeholders within the NDIS space. Additionally, working
    as part of a multi disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver assessments, recommendations & therapy in line with NDIS plans
  • Excellent knowledge of paediatric psychological assessments and interventions
  • A clear understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and its processes

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide, in line with their NDIS plan, Psychological assessment (e.g. functional, diagnostic and
    psychometric assessments) and therapeutic evidence-based interventions for consumers, providing clinical
    recommendations to their care team to manage the disability and behaviours.
  • Providing Outreach support to consumers where appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, their families and significant others (including carers & children)
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external service providers to facilitate services with regards to the
    consumer’s NDIS plan
  • Maintain accurate program records and statistics and comply with all administrative quality and compliance
    requirements and tasks

 

In Return we offer:

  • Access to ADO once a month
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Great locations: South Melbourne, St Kilda, Prahran, and Bentleigh
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Diverse workforce
  • The opportunity to support the most disadvantaged in our community

 

 

What makes Star Health Tick?

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

How to apply

Applicants must address the Key Capabilities – Essential within the covering letter and complete our application form directly from the Star Health website at http://www.starhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

 

APPLY NOW to be directed

For information about the role, please contact Suzanne Ross, Coordinator NDIS Services on 03 9525 1300 or email the Coordinator NDIS Services

Closing Date: Tuesday 6th September 2022

#PBA3

Please quote in application: NDIS Paediatric Psychologist via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical, #MentalHealth_Counseling
Sector: #Disabilities, #Mental_Health
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