Fully Registered Psychologist - autism specific intervention services - Albury, NSW

Aspect Riverina School

Albury, NSW


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 28 August 2020


Are you passionate about people?

<div class="container"> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect Therapy are recruiting for a part time&nbsp;Fully Registered Psychologist to join our team.&nbsp;</strong></span>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/D7xurEQ38f4" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>If you share our passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum&nbsp;- please read on!&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Part time, 3 days per week, negotiable&nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>12&nbsp;month maximum term contract&nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Approx. $70k to $105k p.a. FTE salary package range - (inclusive of superannuation and pro rata for part time)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Excellent tax effective salary packaging benefits</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Training or experience in Positive Behaviour Support is&nbsp;</strong><strong>preferred but will also be provided</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Be a part of the 2020 Learning Support Team at Aspect Riverina School, Albury</strong></span></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000;"><strong>Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.</strong></span></p> <div> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect Therapy:&nbsp;</strong>The therapy team includes over 200 allied health therapists and delivers services which are person and family-centred, flexible, responsive and evidence-informed for individuals of all ages on the autism spectrum. This role will see you building and nurturing connections in therapy environments including the community, schools, preschools and early education settings or via face-to-face services or via Tele Therapy.&nbsp;</span></p> </div> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the role:&nbsp;</strong>Work within a team of therapists and registered behaviour support practitioners including speech pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists, special educators and social workers. Develop, deliver and evaluate evidence based, individualised services across a range of settings within the specified region. Work with individuals on the autism spectrum through individualised school, home and community based programs. Build capacity of families, care givers and the broader community to develop the strengths of each individual and to promote and encourage engagement within their community.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">This role&nbsp;for a Registered Psychologist will&nbsp;be assigned&nbsp;initially to our Aspect Riverina School, to work within the School’s Learning Support team, consult with families, other schools and agencies&nbsp;to identify needs and design suitable and inclusive individual programs. The role provide professional support (e.g. cognitive assessment, behaviour management, resources and/or professional development) that enhances the wellbeing of students’ families, school communities and other agencies.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT498/assets/13042972">Click here to view the Position Profile.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What do we offer?</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A competitive salary package (including attractive and tax effective salary packaging benefits)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Excellent internal and external professional development opportunities</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Comprehensive support and supervision, including PBS support and supervision for registered behaviour support practitioners</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Connections with highly experienced therapy staff who are part of a larger therapy team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Interesting and varied work with a comprehensive structured training induction program to ensure you are best skilled to make a difference in your new role</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Your Operational Leader and Supervisor will support your individual learning needs</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Develop your knowledge and skills in autism and Positive Behaviour Support, work with autism and Positive Behaviour experts and access the latest autism research</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What you will bring to the role?</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Tertiary qualification in&nbsp;Psychology</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Fully registered with AHPRA</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Training or experience in Positive Behaviour Support is&nbsp;preferred&nbsp;and alignment to PBS is required</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Demonstrated ability to engage and empathise with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families and carers</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to use assessment skills and tailor evidence-base intervention to meet the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families or carers</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Outstanding organisational, communication, written and presentation skills</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to coordinate the delivery of a service, including managing enquiries, referrals and intake as well as recording and reporting service information</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to empower others to implement and maintain strategies</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to work independently and as part of a team</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Superior customer service approach</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Current valid&nbsp;driver’s licence and use of own vehicle for business purposes</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Willingness to travel across the area allocated</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working With Children Check for paid employment&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Victorian Working With Children Check for paid employment&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Current first aid qualification, CPR and anaphylaxis certificate (preferred)</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">You will require a clearance as part of the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) and&nbsp;a National Police Check clearance, Aspect will arrange this. Completion of the mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ is also required.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course">If you have not already completed the module, click here to access it.</a> You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer: </strong>A competitive package will be based on relevant qualifications and experience.&nbsp;As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free, increasing the value of your take-home pay.&nbsp;<a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT557/assets/12040017"><span style="font-size: small;">Click here for a </span><span style="font-size: small;">summary</span><span style="font-size: small;"> of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</span></a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong><span style="font-size: small;">Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. </span><span style="font-size: small;">Cover letter is optional.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:&nbsp;</strong>Marlene Daniher,&nbsp;Operational Leader on&nbsp;0419 168 690.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Click here for more information about&nbsp;<a href="https://spark.adobe.com/page/XbtiQsYe9HGOD/" target="_blank">Aspect Therapy</a>&nbsp;or go to&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a>&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><em>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</em></strong></span></p> </div>
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