- Part time role (3 days per week) based in Glebe
- $94k - $105k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging (salary dependent on skills and qualifications)
- Will consider a Provisional psychologist that is self-funding their own steps to their qualification- we support your study leave & will reduce hours/days during exam times!
We are Australia’s first charity, providing a range of Disability, Child, Youth and Family and Aged Care services across New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way. Our vision is for a just society where all Australians can live their best life. We use our practice wisdom to mobilise social movements that advocate for anyone in need and create social change.
We’re keen to hear from people who see the ability not the disability. People with determination and grit who can flex their approach as they expertly navigate the ins and outs of the NDIS system without compromising on client service.
Your new role
You will support children and adults to participate fully in life by providing high quality, culturally appropriate psychological and behaviour support interventions, often in relation to complex or challenging behaviour. You will provide assessment, individual psychological therapy and behaviour support in line with the person’s NDIS plan.
- Provide high quality, cultural appropriate psychological interventions to people with disability, often in relation to complex or challenging behaviour
- Participate in collaborative discussions with clients, carers/family and other health professionals to achieve the best outcomes for the client’s current risks and to map with that group the goals and evaluation required to achieve those goals
- Implement appropriate evidence based services that meet the needs of client according to the goals and within the allocated hours of the NDIS plan or as per TBS requirements
- Participate in support planning processes for clients to deliver coordinated, effective service provision that meets the goals of the client’s NDIS plan
We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is deeply personal. It can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:
- Salary Benefits - In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 pa pre tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program and package vehicles!
- Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part time hours + laptop & phone provided to work remotely + 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees
- Recognition and Reward - Length of Service rewards + long service leave after 5 years
- Wellness- Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Professional development - Ongoing learning, training and career progression opportunities
- Multi-disciplinary team of OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Support Coordinators to deliver outcomes for clients
Skills and Experience
You will have a degree qualification in Psychology recognised by the national professional association and have:
- Current AHPRA Registration
- Demonstrated reliability and professionalism
- Experience with intellectual disability and the capacity to adapt evidence based treatments to suit individual needs of the person
- Experience conducting assessments to create Behaviour Support Plans to to support children and adults that may exhibit behaviours of concern to participate fully in life and achieve their clearly defined goals
- Provide formal training and guidance to families and service providers based on the BSP
- Hold or are will to obtain core and proficient self-assessments
- Current driver's license and willingness/ability to travel to clients where required
Call Emma Douglass on 0481 456 732 to discuss the role in more detail.
TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role. The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.