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Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Job Classification
Psychologists
Job Type
Part Time
Salary / Pay Type
Annual
Salary / Pay Range
$70k to $80k
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Leichhardt NSW 2040
Posted By
Very Helpful Chats

About the job

Very Helpful Chats is a virtual psychology and allied health practice providing mental health treatment, assessments and coaching to neurodivergent adults and adolescents. We are now seeking new clinical team members and clinical contractors - anywhere in Australia - to provide neurodiversity-affirming clinical services via telehealth.

 

Position Summary :

The Psychologist / Occupational Therapist / Accredited Mental Health Social Worker will be responsible for providing mental health treatment, assessments, coaching, NDIS capacity-building services and other clinical services to neurodivergent adults and adolescents via telehealth.

 

Employee Benefits:

  • Employees will receive ongoing employment in a permanent work-from-home role. Full-time and part-time roles are available. Choose your days and times around your needs and commitments.
  • Salary negotiable dependent upon experience post registration/accreditation, between $70,000 and $120,000.
  • A very supportive management and administration team will handle the marketing to help you find your ideal clients - matched to your strengths and interests. You will work with exclusively neurodivergent clients who self-refer to the practice and are very motivated to engage.
  • You will be working with great colleagues in a workplace where you will receive genuine respect and understanding for your neurodivergence, disability, and physical and mental health needs. We treat our staff just as well as we do our clients!
  • We help you with your paperwork and admin and also provide you with two client-free weeks per year for training courses, development activities, and paperwork catch-up.

 

Independent contractor benefits:

  • Be your own boss as an independent contractor in a business-to-business arrangement. We provide you with marketing, administration and diary management and you provide our clients with high-quality, evidence-based neurodiversity-affirming clinical services.
  • A very supportive management and administration team will handle the advertising and marketing to help you find your ideal clients matched to your strengths and interests.
  • You will be contracting to a workplace where you will receive genuine respect and understanding for your neurodivergence, disability, and physical and mental health needs.
  • Contractor rates between $100 and $150 per appointment dependent upon experience post-registration-accreditation.

 

Key Requirements :

  • Qualifications, registration/accreditation, and experience working as a psychologist or provisional psychologist, occupational therapist or accredited mental health social worker (essential)
  • Experience delivering mental health treatment to adults and/or adolescents (essential). Presentations we typically work with include mood and anxiety disorders, stress and burnout, trauma, complex trauma, major mental illness, emotional dysregulation, self-harm, substance use, suicidality, managing meltdowns and shutdowns, repetitive body-focused behaviours, and OCD.
  • Experience working with neurodivergent adults including Autistic adults, adult ADHD'ers, adults with learning differences, intellectual disability (desirable)
  • Experience delivering mental health treatment to adults and/or adolescents living with chronic physical health conditions, chronic illness or chronic pain (desirable).
  • Experience providing sensory and interoceptive interventions for neurodivergent adults or adolescents (desirable).
  • Experience in psychological assessment of ADHD and Autism and report writing (desirable).
  • Experience in the assessment of functional capacity and disability needs and report writing for NDIS purposes (desirable)
  • Lived experience of ADHD, Autism, learning differences, disability, mental illness, chronic physical illness, or chronic pain (desirable).
  • Own computer with high speed, reliable internet and a private office (essential).

 

Job responsibilities (depending on discipline) may include the ability to:

  • Deliver neurodiversity-affirming individual consultations via telehealth to adult and adolescent clients seeking mental health treatment, coaching, sensory and interoceptive support, and NDIS capacity-building services.
  • Provide other clinical services to clients via telehealth as agreed and in line with skills and experience including relationship counseling, family therapy, group therapy, social groups, or coaching groups.
  • Conduct psychological assessments to identify Autism or ADHD in adult and adolescent clients and prepare neurodiversity-affirming written reports.
  • Conduct assessments of functional capacity and disability needs and prepare written reports for NDIS applications and reviews.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop safety plans when indicated.
  • Develop treatment goals and intervention areas in collaboration with clients that are tailored to the individual's needs, disability and life circumstances.
  • Meet reporting requirements for clients referred under Medicare and DVA.
  • Participate in supervision and continuing professional development activities to maintain registration requirements.
  • Maintain confidentiality of clients in accordance with federal and state privacy laws.

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