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Provisional Psychologist and Behaviour Support Practitioner

Job Classification
Psychologists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
All Melbourne VIC
Posted By
Positive Moods

Location: Melbourne 

Desired Start Date: 8/08/2022

The role begins on a casual basis for the first 3 months of employment working up to 38 hours then moving over to permanent full time.

About Positive Moods

Positive Moods delivers an extensive range of therapeutic supports including Improved Daily Living, Positive Behaviour Support, Early Childhood Intervention, and Psychology services to NDIS registered participants across Australia. We are experiencing exponential growth and we are looking to expand our professional teams. 

About this role

You will work with participants of all ages (6 – 65 years old) and their support teams to assist with Improved Daily Living and/or Positive Behaviour Support that will increase the participant's quality of life and reduce behaviours of concern. Within the therapy space you will form positive rapport with the participants and there support teams whole using evidence-based interventions which support participants as they work towards reaching their goals. 

About The Role

  • Are you passionate about supporting people living with disabilities?
  • Ready to join an established and rapidly expanding therapy provider?
  • Want to work with a supportive team across Australia?

About You  

We are looking for someone who is 

  • Well organised, self-motivated, and an independent thinker.
  • Able to take initiative and eager to learn new concepts and practices.
  • Driven, passionate, client focused, and has high interpersonal skills.
  • Empathetic and compassionate towards people.
  • A creative problem-solver and self-reflective.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain participant confidentiality and  nurture relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other allied health professionals, families, staff, and stakeholders.
  • Conduct Functional Behaviour Assessments.
  • Develop Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Train and Implement Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Directly monitor implementation of plans.
  • Monitor the use of Restrictive Practices.
  • Use evidence-based interventions.

Note: this role requires you to travel to client locations, up to 30 minutes from your home location. 

Benefits 

  • 10.5% Superannuation.
  • Weekly fuel allowance.
  • Yearly mask and sanitiser allowance.
  • Work from home and work-life balance.
  • Work phone and laptop provided
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year.
  • Annual professional development allowance.
  • Career progression.
  • Weekly internal group meetings (meeting each for IDL and PBSP).
  • Weekly external group supervision.
  • 1:1 clinical supervision for Positive Behaviour Support from an internal clinical supervisor.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with all practitioners across Australia.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Qualification in Psychology, Behaviour Science, Social Work, or related discipline.
  • Eligibility for provisional registration with AHPRA (preferred but not required)
  • Ability to meet the Positive Behaviour Support capability framework at the core level or above.
  • Current driver’s license and own reliable vehicle.
  • National Police Check.
  • Relevant state clearances, e.g., Working with Children’s Check.
  • Previous work experience in psychology or related fields (ideal but not essential).
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NDIS (ideal but not essential).
  • Fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or an exemption note

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