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Psychologist

Job Classification
Psychologists
Job Type
Part Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Marden SA 5070
Posted By
Act for Kids

About us...

Act for Kids is a for-purpose organisation that delivers evidence-based professional therapy and support services to children and families, who have experienced or are at risk of harm. Established in 1988, we have helped over 170,000 children, young people and families at our 30 centres across Australia.

Through prevention, treatment, research, education and advocacy, we are committed to helping keep kids safe, heal from trauma and lead happy lives.

About the job...

We are seeking a dedicated Psychologist to join our inclusive, compassionate and friendly team based in Marden, Adelaide. This position is part-time (0.8 FTE), fixed-term role until 29 May 2025.  Extension of employment contract beyond this date is subject to the continued successful government funding of the program.

This position is with our established Integrated Therapy Service (Psychology, Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy) in Marden.

Key responsibilities…

  • Providing an outstanding therapeutic service to children, young people and their families in the Marden area.
  • Encouraging and strengthening supportive relationships with adult caregivers. 
  • Maintain a client case load as negotiated with the Practice Manager. 
  • Provide trauma-informed psychological assessments and interventions as part of an integrated team. 
  • Work with Act for Kids team members, other professionals and agencies to enhance client outcomes.
  • Attend stakeholder meetings for the benefit of clients and development of case plans.

About you... 

  • Tertiary qualifications in psychology.
  • Registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA.
  • At least two years’ experience working with children, young people and their families who have been impacted by trauma or experienced abuse and neglect, or at least two years’ experience working in similar roles. 
  • Experience providing individual and group therapy to children, young people and their families. 
  • Clinical and therapeutic understanding of the impacts of trauma on child and family functioning. 
  • Willingness to receive cultural supervision in your work with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

With over 30% of our employees identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, we encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

About the pay...

  • Position is classified Level 6 under the SCHCADS award;
  • Salary range is $92,704 - $96,805 plus 10% superannuation (pro-rata for part-time);
  • In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent salary packaging options through RemServ which can significantly increase your take home pay.

 About the benefits...

  • Overall winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 (100-499 employees)
  • Winner of HRD Employer of Choice 2019 in (1) Health & Wellbeing (2) Leadership (3) Work-Life Balance
  • Strong values based organisation
  • Excellent professional development options (including annual professional development fund opportunities)
  • Paid parental leave and study assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program including Health & Well-being Portal
  • A friendly and flexible work environment to support work/life balance

Covid-19 Vaccinations

A requirement of employment is for the successful candidate to be fully vaccinated with the prescribed doses of an approved vaccine against COVID-19 or have an approved medical exemption.

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