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Child and Family Psychologist

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Job Listing Date
23 Jun 2020
Location
Brisbane, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Child and Family Psychologist

About Us?
The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) leads the development, planning and deliver of comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in South East Queensland.

The Quality and Innovation team provides clinical oversight and support IUIH member services and is responsible for the service development and delivery of urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and family wellbeing care. This diverse team includes IUIH Data and Research, Logistics, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Policy, Social Health, and Regional Clinical Support.

About the Role?
Due to our growth, we are looking for a passionate Child and Family Psychologist to join our Social Health team. The successful applicant will provide culturally appropriate clinical care and support to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, parents and families. This role is focused on culturally appropriate, family-centred assessment and therapeutic care. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing informal and formal psychological assessments and liaising with multidisciplinary paediatric health service team
  • Provision of an ecological framework of assessment and therapeutic practice that is flexible to the needs of the child and family
  • Ability to implement psychological short and long term interventions to children, parents and their families, utilising attachment-based, trauma- and developmentally-informed therapeutic approaches
  • Managing and prioritising a caseload across our Moreton Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service clinics

About You?
Essentials:

  • Current AHPRA registration with Psychology Board Australia (General registration)
  • Knowledge of Social Health issues experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, children and families
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment services to children under 12 years and their families
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of attachment-based, trauma- and developmentally-informed therapeutic approaches to children, parents and families (family-centred approach)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and to effectively communicate with and work collaboratively as part of a team, and to contribute to the development of creative and innovative services
  • Current Drivers Licence and a willingness to travel across the Moreton Bay region of service and work across different sites

Desirable, but not mandatory:Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and /or communities

 

What Can we Offer?

As an employer, IUIH values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcomed

Our Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary plus salary sacrifice of $15,899
  • Focused on providing internal and external training opportunities

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3.00pm Friday 10 July 2020


About Us?
The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) leads the development, planning and deliver of comprehensive primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in South East Queensland.

The Quality and Innovation team provides clinical oversight and support IUIH member services and is responsible for the service development and delivery of urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and family wellbeing care. This diverse team includes IUIH Data and Research, Logistics, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Policy, Social Health, and Regional Clinical Support.

About the Role?
Due to our growth, we are looking for a passionate Child and Family Psychologist to join our Social Health team. The successful applicant will provide culturally appropriate clinical care and support to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, parents and families. This role is focused on culturally appropriate, family-centred assessment and therapeutic care. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing informal and formal psychological assessments and liaising with multidisciplinary paediatric health service team
  • Provision of an ecological framework of assessment and therapeutic practice that is flexible to the needs of the child and family
  • Ability to implement psychological short and long term interventions to children, parents and their families, utilising attachment-based, trauma- and developmentally-informed therapeutic approaches
  • Managing and prioritising a caseload across our Moreton Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service clinics

About You?
Essentials:

  • Current AHPRA registration with Psychology Board Australia (General registration)
  • Knowledge of Social Health issues experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, children and families
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment services to children under 12 years and their families
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of attachment-based, trauma- and developmentally-informed therapeutic approaches to children, parents and families (family-centred approach)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and to effectively communicate with and work collaboratively as part of a team, and to contribute to the development of creative and innovative services
  • Current Drivers Licence and a willingness to travel across the Moreton Bay region of service and work across different sites

Desirable, but not mandatory:Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and /or communities

 

What Can we Offer?

As an employer, IUIH values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel safe, accepted, included and welcomed

Our Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary plus salary sacrifice of $15,899
  • Focused on providing internal and external training opportunities

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3.00pm Friday 10 July 2020


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