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Clinical Psychologist

  • : Royal Rehab
  • : 05-Nov-2020
  • : Ryde NSW 2112

Clinical Psychologist

  • 16 hours per week
  • Start November 2020
  • Salary packaging available
  • Ryde location
Royal Rehab is Australia's leading provider of rehabilitation and disability services.   Highly regarded for our specialist expertise in brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation, Royal Rehab is also renowned for supported accommodation services, our private hospitals, our purpose-built resort for people with spinal cord injury and community services delivering holistic quality care.   Born from the compassion of one remarkable woman over 120 years ago, Royal Rehab continues to enrich the lives of the people it serves. Our skilled multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals support people to achieve as much independence and quality of life as possible. This includes assisting people to adjust to changed abilities, relearn skills and gain new ones, and reintegrate into their homes and the community.   A career at Royal Rehab is both rewarding and unlike any other and is an opportunity to make a difference with an iconic organization. We pride ourselves on our skilled workforce which is committed to delivering the very best for the people we serve. Representing a broad range of different professions, our people are united by our values of honesty, respect, working together and innovative thinking and are inspired by a commitment to clinical excellence, education and research, and personalized care.

 

 

We seek a Clinical Psychologist. The successful applicant will form part of a multidisciplinary team providing specialized community-based rehab for people who have sustained a brain injury.

 

 

Your main Duties will include:

  • Rehabilitation focused and diagnostic psychological assessment of brain injury clients
  • Provision of individualised programs, utilising knowledge of the individuals' clinical profile
  • Facilitation of team positive behaviour support meetings as required
  • Assessment and monitoring of challenging behaviours, and writing individualised behavioural support plans and training of staff, family/carers in implementation of plans.
  • Provision of consultation, advice and education to clients, other professionals, and family members/carers.
  • Establishment and maintenance of efficient reporting on client assessment and treatment.
  • Provision of advice, from a psychological knowledge base, to the team on how the psychological status of individual clients can impact on their rehabilitation program.
  • Prioritise workloads according to changing service priorities and to contribute to the regular review of these priorities in conjunction with the psychology professional leader.
  • Record client-related information according to Royal Rehab policy, with particular attention to balancing the need to promote inter-disciplinary communication and maintain client confidentiality.
  • Psychological report writing.

 

 

We seek a self-motivated and friendly individual with:

 

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology endorsement with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) or working towards
  • Demonstrated expertise in conducting psychological assessment, and the ability to adapt standardized approaches to meet the needs of clients with complex disability.
  • Knowledge of recognized diagnostic criteria (e.g., DSM-IV and / or ICD-10) and experience in the application of the same.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of psychological therapy and the ability to adapt standardized approaches to meet the needs of clients with complex disability.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing psychological reports for a professional audience, and interpreting reports for a lay audience.
  • Demonstrated competence in interpersonal communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Access to own vehicle and drivers' license

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