Psychologist (General and Provisional) – Bendigo The Personnel Group

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Psychologist to join our health team in Bendigo to support our participants in achieving their goals.  There will be some travel between our outreach sites and Shepparton when required.

About Us

The Personnel group is a not for profit organisation that has been supporting people in our community for over 35 years. We provide programs and services that support our participants to live fully and equally in their community. We have offices located across Metropolitan and Regional New South Wales, Victoria and in the ACT.

Our team are qualified health professionals located in the inner west, northern suburbs of Melbourne as well as some parts of Regional Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT. 

We are currently recruiting for Psychologist to work in our Bendigo clinic. Full time, part time or flexible opportunities are available. 

We offer individual psychology assessments and intervention for children, adolescents and adults. We also run group based social skills programs to support participants to achieve their NDIS goals. 

We accept participants on NDIS self-managed and plan managed, in addition to Medicare and private patients. 

We are seeking a clinician who is self-motivated, with a passion for helping participants achieve their goals, and who is excited about working within a multi-disciplinary team. We are open to qualified candidates with all levels of experience.

The role

Working with participants aged from 5 years with a range of presentations including, but not limited to; Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mental Health challenges and Trauma. You will have the ability to assess their needs, design and implement individual therapy plans and support them towards achieving their goals.  You will see participants for appointments in our clinic rooms, at their school or over telehealth.

We also support our participants with a range of assessments including cognitive, psychometric and personality assessments.

You will liaise with a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with participant’s families, medical practitioners, schools, and allied health professionals as required. You will complete case management notes and report writing for your participants, as required.

KPIs are based on participant outcomes being achieved. There are no KPIs on billable hours. 

Our administration team will manage your calendars and invoicing, so you can focus on what you do best!

What are we looking for? 

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and current registration with AHPRA.  

  • Experience in working with clients with disabilities is highly regarded 

  • Experience in working with participants who are neurodivergent is highly regarded.  

  • Demonstrated ability to undertake research, analyse information and prepare associated reports. 

  • Well-developed written communication skills with the ability to provide high quality professional reports and case notes. 

  • Well-developed verbal communication skills with the ability to engage with a diverse client group and to effectively communicate with stakeholders in a manner appropriate to the audience. 

  • NDIS Workers screening check is essential. 

Why work with us? 

You’ll be rewarded with many team member benefits, including: 

  • Salary packaging in addition to your base salary 

  • Supervision and professional development allowance

  • Career development opportunities through our Growing Great Leaders program

  • Birthday day off 

  • Monthly Rostered day off (Full time team members) 

  • Uniform allocation 

  • Laptop and Mobile phone for business use 

  • Comprehensive induction  

  • Health & well-being program  

Applications close Sunday 6th August 2023, short listed applicants may be contacted prior to closing date for a screening interview.   

Your application should include a current resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the role and why you believe you should be the successful candidate.  

For a position description and further information about the role, please contact our recruitment team via email: [email protected] 

The Personnel Group is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from people who have a disability, are LGBTIQA+, and people of culturally diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.