Kudos Services is a bold, brave and
ambitious organisation built on the belief that every child and young person
and their family has the right to belong to a supportive community that
understands them. As a community of allied health professionals and therapists
Kudos Services is committed to, and invested in, the long-term lifetime
achievements of children and young people.
Kudos Services is the official
National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Partner in South Australia for
early intervention services for children 0-6 years who have been identified as
having potential development issues; and a provider of therapy services for
children and young people with a disability from 7 years of age.
Kudos Services is a National
Disability Insurance Service (NDIS) registered provider and offers a supportive
community of care involving parents, therapists and mentors to achieve lifelong
The organisation is proudly an
Australian-first, employee-led, public service mutual. Staff make up the
membership, with voting rights and the ability to actively participate in life,
growth and direction of the organisation. The primary values of the
organisation are: Knowledge, Camaraderie, Enterprising, Heart
Due to organisational growth, we have
multiple positions based at our Elizabeth and Unley sites available for experienced
psychologists who shares our passion and commitment to supporting children,
young people and their caregivers with developmental difficulties, delays and
disabilities. The Psychologist position forms part of a highly skilled team of
allied health professionals providing therapy in both a clinic based and
outreach service supporting children, young people and their caregivers to
achieve optimal developmental outcomes. Utilising assessment and therapeutic
skills from behavioural, developmental, attachment, mental health and trauma
frameworks, the psychologist will work with children, families and care systems
to support change.
Why Kudos Services?
first, employee-led, public service mutual – become a member and actively
participate in the life, growth and direction of the organisation
and passionate multidisciplinary teamwork
and stimulating clinical work
salary packaging benefits
What’s the position about?
Providing assessment and evidence based psychological intervention to
children, adolescents and their care providers.
Working within the context of the NDIS; meeting goals identified in a
client’s plan, providing assessment, intervention and report writing.
Utilising positive behaviour support frameworks to assess, plan, develop
interventions and write reports to support children, young people and their
caregivers and support systems with behaviours of concern.
Providing professional expertise and support to caregivers and members in
relation to children with disabilities and/or children with complex behavioural
and emotional needs.
Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to support clients
and their families to achieve positive developmental outcomes through a family
centred and strength-based approach.
Contributing to the planning and delivery of training to members,
parent/carers, service providers and other professionals.
Contributing to the ongoing review and evaluation of service provision to
promote best practice and evidence-based approaches.
What you will need to succeed?
Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners
Registration Authority (AHPRA) as a psychologist.
Experience working in the field of development with children, young
people and their families.
Experience with positive behavioural support, development throughout the
lifespan, attachment, mental health and developmental trauma with children, young
people and their families.
Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare
high quality written reports, and other documentation as required.
Highly developed interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability
to work in partnership with senior leaders, managers and members to implement
Proven ability to maintain professional networks to promote best practice
in service provision for children and disabilities.
Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment.
Proven experience at contributing to service planning, review and
evaluation in relation to children and youth with disabilities.
Flexibility for some out of hours work.
sound like the opportunity you have been looking for, we would like to hear
from you. Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. Please include a
covering letter of no more than three (3) pages covering the key capabilities
of the position and your resume.
We support equal opportunity outcomes
for employees, and therefore we encourage people with a disability and/or
people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.
Applications close Monday 12 August 2019 at 5pm