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Senior Child and Family Psychologist

Advertiser: Institute for Urban Indigenous Health2.8235 out of 52.8 overall rating (17 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
24 Jun 2020
Location
Brisbane
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Senior 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?
A unique opportunity to contribute to and lead a culturally-informed psychological assessment service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families, with the support of a multidisciplinary team of paediatric specialists, together with the broader primary health care service.  The assessment service is integral in ensuring that children and their families can access targeted support services specific to their needs across all aspects of their environment.  

  • Oversee and manage the triage, allocation and monitoring of Paediatric Psychology assessment referrals across the region
  • Conduct psychology assessment including development, educational and psychosocial services across multiple sites across the whole of IUIH region
  • Provide dynamic and supportive leadership and assist in improving paediatric psychology service delivery
  • Participate in Regional quality improvement initiatives in the development of Social Health programs with a focus on child and family assessment and interventions

About You?
Essentials:

  • Working 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
  • Current AHPRA registration with Psychology Board Australia (clinical, educational/developmental or neuropsychology endorsement)
  • AHPRA Board Approved Supervisor status
  • Current Drivers Licence and willingness to travel across the SEQ region

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:

  • Attractive 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?
A unique opportunity to contribute to and lead a culturally-informed psychological assessment service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families, with the support of a multidisciplinary team of paediatric specialists, together with the broader primary health care service.  The assessment service is integral in ensuring that children and their families can access targeted support services specific to their needs across all aspects of their environment.  

  • Oversee and manage the triage, allocation and monitoring of Paediatric Psychology assessment referrals across the region
  • Conduct psychology assessment including development, educational and psychosocial services across multiple sites across the whole of IUIH region
  • Provide dynamic and supportive leadership and assist in improving paediatric psychology service delivery
  • Participate in Regional quality improvement initiatives in the development of Social Health programs with a focus on child and family assessment and interventions

About You?
Essentials:

  • Working 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
  • Current AHPRA registration with Psychology Board Australia (clinical, educational/developmental or neuropsychology endorsement)
  • AHPRA Board Approved Supervisor status
  • Current Drivers Licence and willingness to travel across the SEQ region

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:

  • Attractive 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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