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Psychologist - Disability and Community Services

Psychologist - Disability and Community Services

Job Title: Psychologist - Disability and Community Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH482_1591345316
Contact Name: Lizzie Ocampo
Contact Email: elizabeth@orchardtalent.com.au
Job Published: July 03, 2020 12:21

Job Description

Orchard Talent Group

The Orchard Talent Group is a Human Services Recruitment firm that specialises in partnering with organisations that are experiencing exceptional growth and always looking to bring skilled talent into their teams.

About You

We are looking for a Psychologist who has had experience practicing within the Disability & Community Services space and has worked with Team Leaders and the Allied Health team to provide tailored care to clients of all ages.

With a passion for human rights, behaviour support and knowledge of the NDIS, you will have the opportunity to make positive and tangible improvements to the life of individuals living with disability in various settings.

About the Role

You will deliver best practice specialist support services to people with a disability, their families and carers that promote participation, independence, quality of life, safety and an ability to live life to the fullest and help them achieve their goals. This includes:

  • Development and implementation of Behaviour Support Plans
  • Provide psychological intervention and behaviour support
  • Provide a high level of professional judgement and knowledge
  • Be responsible for providing psychology services efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Conduct psychometric, behavioural and functional assessments.
  • Complete reports and work towards goals within the NDIS plans
  • At all times, be professional and caring
  • Actively participate in team meetings all related training

Essential Requirements

  • AHPRA Registered Psychologist
  • NSW Drivers Licence
  • Experience in delivering complex person-centred positive behaviour support services to people with a disability ideally in the NDIS environment
  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing behaviour support plans that are responsive to the person's needs, improves their quality of life and supports their progress towards positive change based on evidence-informed practice
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of the issues, trends and legislation underpinning the provision of clinical service delivery to people with a disability and under the NDIS and the Quality and Safeguarding Commission
  • Experience in the provision of clinical supervision


For a further discussion, please contact Lizzie Ocampo at 0406 832 212 or elizabeth@orchardtalent.com.au

We are always happy to have a general conversation about career progression and movement, so please feel free to reach out at any time.