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Job Number : 28620
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : VMCH on 1 Oct 2019
Psychologist in Wantirna


 Part-time or Full-time position available in Wantirna 
• Be part of supportive Allied Health Team
• Excellent Not for Profit salary packaging benefits


About the role 

We are seeking a Psychologist who has the necessary training and experience in behaviour support to deliver NDIS funded services to support young people and adult clients who have complex needs and challenging behaviours. 

The role focuses on providing indyvidualised positive behaviour support services for our Clients who have a disability and who are NDIS participantys.

You will work from Wantirna with regular travel required throughout Melbourne and surrounds.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing clinical services that include behaviour support, the development and writing of comprehensive behaviour support plans and therapeutic interventions relevant to the client and their support network.
  • Engaging with clients to develop and implement effective clinical intervention and therapeutic treatments based on quality assessment and evidence-based practise standards, ensuring effective outcomes are achieved.
  • Conducting functional behavioural assessments.
  • Completing detailed reporting adhering to the NDIS reporting framework.
  • Training and supporting staff to develop and implement positive behaviour support strategies and in area of expertise.


About you 

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology with current general registration with AHPRA.
  • 2 years + experience in the disability field with clients who have significant complex support needs.
  • Experience in functional behavioural assessment and behaviour support plan development and writing including risk strategies and skills development planning for young people and adults with complex support needs.
  • Experience in delivery of behaviour support services with clients subject to restrictive interventions is desirable.
  • Experience of NDIS plans and funding.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team within a changing environment and to collaborate with peers and teams to achieve results.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Great relationship-building skills.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of psychological issues and effective treatment modalities.
  • Current driver’s licence.

For more information please contact Jo-Ann Petersen (Senior Manager of Allied Health, Community and Disability Services) on phone: 1300 919 850

About us 

Here at VMCH, our services are as diverse as the people we support.

Our values underpin the work we do. As a Catholic not for profit organisation, compassion, respect and inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do.

While we’ve been around for over a century, we’re always moving forward. We stay true to who we are by supporting people and families to live their best lives; providing a place to call home and spaces to learn and grow.

Our professional and compassionate teams are with you on your life journey; helping you with a wide range of support from education, disability services, affordable homes, residential aged care, retirement living and at-home aged care.

As an employee of VMCH, you will be provided with ongoing professional development and career pathways, positive & supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits. Join the team making a difference!


To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights and an Australian Criminal History Check.

You may also be required to supply an International Police Check and Victorian Employee Working With Children Check.



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For more information please contact Jo-Ann Petersen (Senior Manager of Allied Health, Community and Disability Services) on phone: 1300 919 850

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