Psychologist/Provisional Psychologist or ASSW Mental Health Accredited Social Worker

Better Together Community Support

About the position

To contribute to the operational objectives of the Psychological Services Team, you will be required to:
• Provide evidence-based clinical interventions to diverse cohorts including children and adolescents.
• Maintain record keeping practices in line with ethical, legislative and organisational expectations.
• Actively contribute to and participate in internal quality improvement initiatives and clinical support practices.
• Maintain professional registration and adhere to ethical, legislative and organisational requirements.
• Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of moderately complex projects under the direction of management.
• Set priorities and monitor workflow within your areas of responsibility and delegation.
• Utilise Better Togethers’ systems to enable the provision of advice reports, records and assistance.
• Monitor and interpret legislation, regulations and other agreements pertaining to programs.
• Carry out planning, studies or research for particular projects including aspects of design, formulation of policy, implementation of procedures and presentation.
• Provide reports on progress of program activities including recommendations.

Who we are looking for

SELECTION CRITERIA

Qualifications
Psychologists:
• Tertiary qualifications in Psychology and current registration or eligibility for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).
Social Workers:
• Mental Health credential.
• Membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Additional:
• Current Driver’s License.
• Current ‘Working with Children Check – Blue Card”, or ability to obtain.
• Police Check, or ability to obtain.

Knowledge and Skills
• Comprehensive knowledge and experience of contemporary principles and practices in psychology, including psychometric testing, assessments, and intervention specific to individual needs.
• Willingness to develop a comprehensive knowledge of organisation policies, procedures, practices and contract requirements with an appreciation of the long-term goals of the organisation and a detailed knowledge of program activities and work practices relevant to the work area.
• Specialist skills in negotiating outcomes and the ability to prioritise activities according to Better Together objectives as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, while exercising professional judgment within prescribed areas.

Demonstrated Experience
Essential:
• Managing priorities and performance in a professional multi-functional team.
• Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, including experience utilising office software, client information systems, and databases.
• Engaging a high level of interpersonal skills in dealing with the public and other organisations, including children, young people or adults who present with a range of complex behavioral needs.
Highly desirable additional experience:
• Proven ability to lead, engage and motivate service users through change.
• Proven ability to identify, manage and mitigate risks within a clinical setting.

How to apply

Please apply VIA SEEK with your CV and addressing the selection criteriaLink to apply via SEEK - https://www.seek.com.au/job/76367626?ref=cm-ui

Applications Close: June 26, 2024

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