Psychologist (or 5+1 New Grad) )

Mildura, Victoria, au
Company: Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-07-23 06:18:13

Position Description:

  • Permanent full- time, option for weekend clinics
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working with diverse cases- all ages
  • Supportive clinic,¬†supervision from Clinical Psychologist
  • CPD + Training provided
  • *This position may be eligible for a Relocation/Retention grant of up to $2000
  • Seeking a driven and passionate psychologist who shares the values of the practice and is keen to provide intervention therapy sessions for clients and their families, and immerse themselves in the local community.

    If you are seeking flexibility in work hours, work with wonderful clients from all different backgrounds including the indigenous community, then this is the role for you.

    This is a niche innovative practice for autism spectrum interventions across the lifespan, from preschool aged children through to teens, and adults . There is also a variety of child and adolescent therapy work providing many opportunities to build your skills and expertise. You can also be involved in school holiday therapy programs, and develops group programs.

    Key Selection Criteria: (Please address how you meet the criteria below and how you will be suited to the needs of the position and the practice)

  • Registered Psychologist or Provisional psychologists on 5+1
  • Have a current Medicare provider number (or be eligible for one at completion of training) and be prepared to register as a provider with other funding bodies as directed,
  • Have sufficient experience and skills to work independently (if registered) and a strong willingness to participate in regular individual and peer/group supervision,
  • Have experience completing academic/educational/adaptive assessments and corresponding reports,
  • Have demonstrated experience in providing a broad range of evidence-based psychological interventions including CBT
  • Demonstrated experience in providing psychological services to children and adolescents
  • Approach all aspects of practice with integrity and professionalism
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have good organisation and time management skills
  • Be prepared to contribute to our supportive team environment by participating in activities outside of therapy such as program development and practice promotion,
  • Further, to the criteria above please provide further information about the following;

  • Your particular areas of expertise including therapeutic preferences
  • Your experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Reason/s for seeking to work in a private practice setting
  • Your experience and expertise in writing reports for assessments
  • Your approach to ongoing training and maintenance of expertise
  • Your experience and interest in peer support with peers and other professionals
  • Your interest or experience in wanting to work with individuals, children, teens, parents and adults and families; particularly those who are affected by common mental health conditions and issues frequently a challenge for those with autism spectrum conditions
  • Practice Details:

    Side By Side Psychology located close to the river -end central business district is a private practice works with children, teens and adults across a wide range of mental health presentations such as anxiety, mood disorders, eating disorders , OCD, ADHD and challenging behaviours; with particular expertise in Autism Spectrum conditions. It is a non-crisis private practice that does not see high risk clients, but the work does tend to be longer term. The practice is co-located with an educational enrichment service and is building the team to become a multidisciplinary service provider for clients in Mildura and surrounding area of Sunraysia.

    Mildura is a family friendly, regional city on the banks of the magnificent Murray River. A stunning location and diverse community, it offers sun-soaked days that provide many opportunities to enjoy water-based, nature-based and cultural activities, as well as the delicious local wine and produce. With a regional airport and 1 hour flight to Melbourne it offers great access and lifestyle options. Now might be the time to leave the city behind and embrace rural living!

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