Location: Melbourne
Area: Eastern Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $88,000 - $88,000 per annum

Our client is a national provider of blindness and low vision services. They're a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating opportunities for independence with integrity and respect. As a major participant in the international blindness community, they're now seeking a part-time paediatric psychologist to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified individual to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children with visual impairments and their families. If you're a passionate paediatric psychologist looking to make a difference, our client wants to hear from you.

  • Salary starting at $88k + super + packaging
  • Major professional development opportunities
  • Additional leave is available via purchase leave and accrued day off schemes
  • Opportunities to upskill
  • Fitness passport
  • 3 days paid leave over Christmas 
  • Provide evidence-based counselling services to children, young people, and families with vision impairment issues.
  • Assess developmental learning and behavioural difficulties using appropriate tools.
  • Develop and review information and resources for clients.
  • Promote and represent the organization in relevant forums.
  • Maintain internal and external networks and provide professional development.
  • Monitor and maintain accurate client records and stay up-to-date with new research.
  • Support student supervision and collaboration with learning institutions.
  • Follow safety procedures and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with service delivery staff and regional managers to provide best practice services.
Essential Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology recognized by the relevant organizations.
  • Current registration with relevant organizations.
  • Previous experience in paediatric counselling.
  • Knowledge and passion for working with children, young people, and families.
  • Knowledge of person-centred, family-centred, and transdisciplinary approaches.
  • Ability to work in transdisciplinary teams and understanding of child development.
  • Skill in providing psychological interventions and therapy to children and families.
  • Proven experience with developmental assessments and ability to write professional case notes.
  • Empathy and emotional maturity with the ability to adapt to changes.
  • Familiarity with the Expanded Core Curriculum and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse families (desirable).
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.
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Date Posted: 24/05/2023 09:31 AM

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