We support people with disabilities of all ages to meet their goals, empowering them to live their best life.
About your new role
You will support children and adults to participate fully in life by providing high quality, culturally appropriate psychological interventions, often in relation to complex or challenging behaviour. We provide services in line with individual NDIS plans; your role is responsible for assessment, planning, monitoring and review of client outcomes.
You will be part of a multidisciplinary team based in Wollongong including Behaviour Support Practitioners, Dietitians, Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists and other Psychologists. We deliver services across the Southern NSW region and use technology to connect our team across NSW.
This opportunity could suit an experienced Psychologist or a recent graduate; we will provide you with the practice support and supervision suitable to your experience and skills.
Terms: Ongoing full-time role based in Wollongong
Why work with The Benevolent Society?
- We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation, mobile tools & clinical supervision
- We use technology to connect our Disability teams across geographies
- We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
- Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
What you need to succeed?
You will have a degree qualification in Psychology, recognised by the national professional association and have:
- Experience supporting people of all ages with a complex needs (including intellectual disabilities) using an evidence based framework
- An ability to engage creatively with this client group to ensure the interventions are targeted at each client’s developmental level
- Experience in providing therapeutic interventions such as CBT and ACT and other approaches to support clients to develop their social and emotional skills
- The ability to provide Positive Behaviour Support interventions to people with a disability, their families and carers
- Well developed interpersonal and listening skills and the ability to quickly develop an environment of rapport
- High standards of ethical practice and a commitment to professional development
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Current driver's licence and willingness/ability to travel to clients (you will have access to TBS pool cars)
Interested? Apply below today!
Call Carlie on 0476 843 130 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 8 March 2019.