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Child and Youth Psychologist

Advertiser: DPV HEALTH LTDMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
22 Nov 2018
Location
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Grade 2

Part-time 0.2 EFT, Permanent

DPV Health is a not-for-profit organization that offers exceptional health care services to people of all ages. An inclusive organization that celebrates the diversity of all people within our Whittlesea and Hume communities. DPV Health is evolving continuously to include addition funding sources, interventions and clinical skill sets. We are passionate about helping people in our diverse society, assisting them to lead fulfilling lives.

The Role

We are seeking a Child and Youth Psychologist to join our Team who is passionate about client centered practice and meeting goals for children and their families. The role involves working with caregivers in delivering clinical assessments and evidence-based individual psychological interventions to children and young people. Specialized staff now provide services to clients eligible for funding under multiple income sources including:

  • Community Health Block Funding
  • Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS)
  • National Disability Scheme (NDIS)

What you benefit

  • Working 1 day a week in a close-knitted team of experienced Psychologists, with the possibility of increasing hours.
  • You will be supported through individual and peer supervision and clinical case review and have opportunities to participate in regular Professional Development.
  • Working with other disciplines within the organization such as, Pediatricians, Speech Pathologists and Dietitians.
  • Opportunities to work in a multidisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Assessment Clinic

What you will need to succeed

  • Experience working as a psychologist with children, youth and their families in a community setting.
  • Current Registration as a psychologist with AHPRA and eligibility for full membership of the Australian Psychological Society.
  • Well developed clinical skills and demonstrated ability to support a coordinated approach by working with a range of stakeholders to improve health outcomes as agreed with client.
  • Experience conducting therapeutic and/or psycho-education groups.
  • Experience in planning, implementing and evaluating innovative, evidence based clinical services.
  • Eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) through the 100% donation model.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in a performance driven environment.
  • Experience working with children with disabilities and/or ASD would be an advantage
  • Candidates with a clinical registration is preferred.

 

For a copy of the position description and to find out more about DPV Health, please see our “getting involved” page on our website www.dpvhealth.org.au

Please apply via the seek website and submit a covering letter, your CV and address the key selection criteria for consideration for this position.

You can also email your application to recruitment@dpvhealth.org.au

If you have any further enquiries, please contact Hana Guo, Team Leader - Psychology & Healthy  Mothers Healthy Babies via hana.guo@dpvhealth.org.au  

Applications close: 7 December 2018

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Check, hold a Working with Children Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, full Drivers Licence and work rights for Australia.

DPV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring we have an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace for our staff and clients. To us diversity means people of any age, family situation, cultural and linguistic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical sex characteristics, ability or disability, health, life experience, socio-economic situation, faith, spirituality and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.  We encourage all individuals to apply.

 

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