My Supports is a young dynamic and innovative national disability service provider with offices in Perth and Sydney. We are a rapidly growing and evolving, peer-led organisation, committed to making a difference in the lives of individuals, with physical, developmental or cognitive disabilities.
With over 20% of our employees having a disability and over 30% having significant lived experience, we have a vision to deliver quality, individualised support through our Neighbourhood Teams, bringing local knowledge and connections. We carefully match support workers to help clients be included in and contribute to their community. We wish to give back to the communities we work in by empowering our employees from all walks of life.
We have a shared culture of respect and professionalism, continuous improvement through open and honest communication, and a passion to make a difference in the lives and communities of those we support.
Due to a period of high growth we are seeking a suitably qualified professional Psychologist to join our New South Wales team. This is a new role, supported by an experienced team of professionals, delivering a range of psychological services to a variety of clients of all ages, including children. The ideal candidate will have autonomy to create a new client base whilst delivering quality psychology clinical services to existing clients.
A back ground in/and or relevant disability industry experience would be desirable, in assisting and supporting clients, their families, careers and other stakeholders, to achieve their goals through a person-centered approach of ‘choice and control’.
Essential skills and experience
- A tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Psychology
- Full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia;
- At least 2 years experience in delivering complex person-centred behaviour support services to people with a disability;
- Demonstrated skills relating to the delivery of functional behaviour assessments and the development of comprehensive behaviour support plans, with a focus on positive behaviour support, evidence informed practice and proactive strategies that fit client's needs;
- Demonstrated experience of implementing, monitoring and reviewing complex behaviour support plans that are responsive to client's needs and with a focus on improving quality of life;
- Demonstrated knowledge of legislation underpinning service delivery to people with a disability;
- The ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders with a focus on providing advice and delivering positive behaviour supports;
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to clients and stakeholders of differing backgrounds; and be able to gain rapport quickly to develop effective therapeutic relationships;
- A Working with Children’s Check and Police Clearance;
- C class license, access to a reliable vehicle and comprehensive insurance.
- Ability to travel interstate is required
Desirable Skills and Experience
- Disability experience and an understanding of personal centred practices;
- Experience of NDIS plans and funding;
- The ability to work with both children and adults is highly desired.
It is an exciting time to join My Supports, on a full-time basis, with flexible working arrangements, as we continue to build and deliver on our vision, mission, values and growth. You will be surrounded with an experienced team where collaboration is the key for our success. Salary is negotiable, based on experience.
How to Apply
Applications must include a cover letter (Maximum 2 pages) that addresses the selection criteria and a current C.V.
Please address all applications and inquiries to Suzanne Brennan, HR lead at email@example.com