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Job Number : 28182
Type and Location : Psychologist / Adelaide
Listed By : Kudos Services on 25 Jul 2019
Psychologist - Multiple Positions

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 results.

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?

  •  Australia’s first, employee-led, public service mutual – become a member and actively participate in the life, growth and direction of the organisation
  • Supportive and passionate multidisciplinary teamwork
  • Varied and stimulating clinical work
  • Generous 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 organisational improvements.

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.

 

If this 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

 

Contact Details
For further information and a copy of the Position Description please contact the People and Culture Manager at jody.buchan@kudosservices.com.au




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