Grade 2 or 3 Paediatric Psychologist – NASDAC Northern Health


Company description:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Job description:

The Opportunity: Northern Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment Clinic (NASDAC)

We are seeking a driven Grade 2 or 3 Paediatric Psychologist interested in gaining valuable experience in a public health Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Assessment Clinic. Largely based at the Craigieburn Centre, you will contribute to comprehensive multi-disciplinary diagnostic autism assessments and reports for children living within the Northern catchment area.

This part-time role will provide valued opportunities for enhanced knowledge and insight into ASD Assessment in a multidisciplinary public health context.

The role will involve:

  • Work in an outpatient service
  • Multidisciplinary assessments and collaboration

This is a 0.2 EFT parental leave cover position for 12 months from 20/10/2023 – 18/10/2024.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An enthusiastic, adaptable and collaborative style
  • Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in ASD Assessment

We can offer:

  • Abundant professional development opportunities and support
  • Exceptional clinical supervision, individual and peer
  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Options to join Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Encouraged and supported career development and advancement
  • Great work life balance, flexibility in the workplace and options for remote work

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts.

For further details, please refer to the key result areas, major responsibilities and selection criteria within the Position Description here.

For further information please contact:

Northern Health Psychology Clinical Leader, Dr Brooke Froud-Cummins on [email protected]

Paediatric Clinical Psychologist, Rebecca Shepherd on [email protected].

Applications close 11th September 2023.

We offer:

We offer a range of benefits to support and reward staff both personally and professionally, which includes:

· Health and Wellbeing programs, including our ‘Thrive’ program

· Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support

· An inclusive and culturally safe space

· State of the art facilities and campus partnerships

· A commitment to ongoing professional development through our ‘Learning Labs’

· Access to salary packaging, EAP and our online library

For a glimpse of life at NH, click here.

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.

All employees of Northern Health must comply with the health service’s Staff Health / Workforce Immunisation procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Departmental directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated for various diseases such as, but not limited to influenza and Covid-19.