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Psychologist - Permanent - Disability Sector

Advertiser: Afford4.6 out of 54.6 overall rating (7 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Jun 2018
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Psychologist - Permanent - Disability Sector

  • Be recognised as working for an "Employer of Choice"
  • On-going investment in your professional development
  • Permanent appointment within a highly successful Allied Health Team

About the company
Afford is a recognised Employer of Choice within the disability sector, and we are celebrating our 66th year. Our extensive footprint covers lifestyle centres / accommodation / respite; Allied Health Services; Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE's;) employment services; Afford Getaways and Club Afford; supported employment and training to our client audience across the Greater Western Sydney region.

We pride ourselves on our reputation of delivering service excellence, person centred care focused on individual outcomes and the fact that we are highly respected in the disability community.

This position will be located in either Western Sydney or Inner West. Our sites spread from Windsor down to Nowra, and from Penrith to Ashfield with further expansion plans for 2018. We currently have a total staff of +-1300 employees, employed in full-time, part-time and casual capacities and we support approximately 2,500 clients daily.

Our focus has always, and will always remain on making sure our clients enjoy a high quality life, with no limitations as to what they can achieve. Our successful programs are well documented on our You Tube channel, and are a true testament to what we stand for.

About the opportunity
Due to our on-going, consistent growth, we are once again expanding our Allied Health Team. This team has enjoyed unprecedented growth and success, to the point where we are now in need of appointing another Clinical Psychologist. Some of the key responsibilities in this role will include, but not be limited to

  • Development and implementation of Behaviour Support Plans
  • Provide psychological intervention and behaviour support
  • Provide a high level of professional judgement and knowledge
  • Be responsible for providing psychology services efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Conduct psychometric, behavioural and functional assessments.
  • Complete reports and work towards goals within the NDIS plans
  • At all times be professional and caring
  • Actively participate in team meetings all related training
  • Meet Afford's compliance requirements in relation to statutory WHS standards
  • Meet Afford's compliance requirements in relation to ISO9001 quality standards
  • Any and all other tasks as requested of you from time to time by the management of AFFORD

About the candidate
This is a key appointment within a highly regarded Allied Health Team within Afford and, as such, the successful candidate will not only need to display the relevant experience and skill set, but will also need to match the selection criteria as stated below:

  • Relevant psychology tertiary qualification
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Current membership with the Psychology Board of Australia - highly recommended
  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with all key stakeholders associated with this position
  • MUST have an interest within disability / behavioural management
  • Ability to work effectively with people with a disability who have a range of functional abilities as well as complex needs
  • Willingness to travel to various locations in Sydney, and interstate if and when required

Why be part of AFFORD?

  • Excellent working conditions;
  • Competitive and above award pay rates and salary packaging options;
  • Career development and advancement opportunities.
  • Rewards for excellent customer service.                           

 AFFORD is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait  Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.     

In order for you to be considered for this role this position you may need to undergo a psychometric assessment, have a clear police check and a pre-placement medical assessment.

To apply, please submit your resume and covering letter to hr@afford.com.au. Please contact Human Resources at AFFORD on (02) 8805 3700 for further details or a copy of the position description

 


 

  • Be recognised as working for an "Employer of Choice"
  • On-going investment in your professional development
  • Permanent appointment within a highly successful Allied Health Team

About the company
Afford is a recognised Employer of Choice within the disability sector, and we are celebrating our 66th year. Our extensive footprint covers lifestyle centres / accommodation / respite; Allied Health Services; Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE's;) employment services; Afford Getaways and Club Afford; supported employment and training to our client audience across the Greater Western Sydney region.

We pride ourselves on our reputation of delivering service excellence, person centred care focused on individual outcomes and the fact that we are highly respected in the disability community.

This position will be located in either Western Sydney or Inner West. Our sites spread from Windsor down to Nowra, and from Penrith to Ashfield with further expansion plans for 2018. We currently have a total staff of +-1300 employees, employed in full-time, part-time and casual capacities and we support approximately 2,500 clients daily.

Our focus has always, and will always remain on making sure our clients enjoy a high quality life, with no limitations as to what they can achieve. Our successful programs are well documented on our You Tube channel, and are a true testament to what we stand for.

About the opportunity
Due to our on-going, consistent growth, we are once again expanding our Allied Health Team. This team has enjoyed unprecedented growth and success, to the point where we are now in need of appointing another Clinical Psychologist. Some of the key responsibilities in this role will include, but not be limited to

  • Development and implementation of Behaviour Support Plans
  • Provide psychological intervention and behaviour support
  • Provide a high level of professional judgement and knowledge
  • Be responsible for providing psychology services efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Conduct psychometric, behavioural and functional assessments.
  • Complete reports and work towards goals within the NDIS plans
  • At all times be professional and caring
  • Actively participate in team meetings all related training
  • Meet Afford's compliance requirements in relation to statutory WHS standards
  • Meet Afford's compliance requirements in relation to ISO9001 quality standards
  • Any and all other tasks as requested of you from time to time by the management of AFFORD

About the candidate
This is a key appointment within a highly regarded Allied Health Team within Afford and, as such, the successful candidate will not only need to display the relevant experience and skill set, but will also need to match the selection criteria as stated below:

  • Relevant psychology tertiary qualification
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Current membership with the Psychology Board of Australia - highly recommended
  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with all key stakeholders associated with this position
  • MUST have an interest within disability / behavioural management
  • Ability to work effectively with people with a disability who have a range of functional abilities as well as complex needs
  • Willingness to travel to various locations in Sydney, and interstate if and when required

Why be part of AFFORD?

  • Excellent working conditions;
  • Competitive and above award pay rates and salary packaging options;
  • Career development and advancement opportunities.
  • Rewards for excellent customer service.                           

 AFFORD is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait  Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.     

In order for you to be considered for this role this position you may need to undergo a psychometric assessment, have a clear police check and a pre-placement medical assessment.

To apply, please submit your resume and covering letter to hr@afford.com.au. Please contact Human Resources at AFFORD on (02) 8805 3700 for further details or a copy of the position description

 


 

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