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Psychologists

Full Time
Adelaide

Enjoy salary packaging and retention benefits whilst working for an industry leader that creates positive impact on children, youth and young adults.

About the Company

Contribute to Novita’s purpose of enabling children, youth and young adults to discover and reach their potential every day. As an industry leader, providing innovative services that foster ability and inspire every child to achieve their best. All team members work by the ‘I CARE’ values of Integrity, Commitment, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

 

Role Overview

Sourcing passionate registered Psychologists (or approaching registration), in Northern, Southern and Regional areas of Adelaide. Provide comprehensive services to children and young adults living with a broad range of disabilities and childhood disorders.

The role will involve managing clients through assessment and interventions within the environment in which they live, learn, play and work. Work alongside a support and collaborative team in a multi-disciplinary service for children, youth and young adults with physical disability, autism, acquired brain injuries, learning difficulties, mild to moderate mental health difficulties and behavioral problems.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a range of psychological services to an allocated caseload of Novita customers and their families, under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist
  • Develop, apply and modify intervention plans, based on sound clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice, which are appropriate to meet the needs of individual clients
  • Provide evidence-based interventions that support client’s social, emotional, cognitive development and the development of appropriate positive behavioural support interventions
  • Provide professional services to client groups in circumstances requiring increasing complex practice skills
  • Select, apply and evaluate established assessments and interventions
  • Advise staff and carers how to support a client with psychological problems in respect of complex cases, designing and executing new and creative treatment solutions through the systematic application of scientific principles and knowledge
  • A commitment to the provision of quality care

 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • AHPRA registration (or in the process of obtaining registration)
  • Appropriate graduate qualifications in psychology
  • Proactive approach and knowledge of current psychological concepts and research strategies
  • Relevant knowledge in the field of children’s development and disability awareness
  • Knowledge of assessment and interventions for reducing the impact of conditions
  • Impeccable communication skills and rapport building ability for relationships with clients and their families
  • Understanding the importance and adhering to professional standards and record managements of documentation and development
  • First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  • Mandatory reporting Certificate(Desirable)
  • DCSI clearances for Child-Related Employment Screening

 

All employment offers are subject to pre-employment screening and mandatory training.

 

For more information please contact Hayley Williger from Harrison McMillan on 08 7071 7273.

Please note – all applicant resumes must be submitted in Word format only.

With respect, no recruitment agencies please.

 

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