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Job Number : 29112
Type and Location : Child & Adolescent / Sydney, NSW - Other
Listed By : Quirky Kid Clinic on 6 Nov 2019
CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST x 2 (The Quirky Kid Clinic)

Educational & Developmental / Clinical  Psychologist or Senior Psychologist

F/T or P/T- Sydney and Wollongong

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Over the past 12 years, the Quirky Kid team has grown from two passionate founders to a world-class team of psychologists, educators, designers, authors, illustrators, app developers and so much more.Our clinics and workspaces are filled with inspiration, knowledge and our unstoppable commitment to our mission – to support children and families around the world to reach their full potential.

Quirky Kid continues to grow, develop and evolve. As a result, we are seeking Child Psychologists who share Quirky Kid’s passion to be part of something special – Together we make amazing things happen.

So, come and join us!

We’re looking for like-minded colleagues with inspired thinking, a modern approach and a positive mindset to join our relaxed, welcoming and well-resourced clinics in Sydney (Woollahra).

Your role:

To offer parents, children and educators practical strategies and support to overcome complex issues at home and/or school, including emotional regulation, anxiety, parental separation, learning difficulties, ASD traits, suicide ideation and social difficulties.

  • To assess and potentially diagnose using psychometric tools (e.g., WISC-V, SB-5, WIAT-II, CBCL, ABAS-3, ADOS-2 and CRS).
  • To produce reports of the highest standard for parents and the Family Court of Australia, if required.
  • To delight your clients with your attention to detail and your commitment to achieving their therapeutic goals using effective evidence-based intervention.
  • To empower children and families by advocating on their behalf at case conferences, if required.
  • To deliver our award winning workshops and programs for children and parents and professional development to colleagues
  • To work within the structure of billable hours by ensuring consultations, school observations, case conferences, test administration and reports are completed within agreed timeframes.

Benefits and Remuneration package

  • Salary range $86,000 to $111,000 p.a plus superannuation and entitlements (based on meeting  position criteria and location), pro-rata.
  • To be part of a generous and enthusiastic clinical with over 30 hours of regular peer supervision and PD opportunities.
  • To be part of the dynamic QK culture where your insights, individuality and loyalty are highly valued.
  • To see opportunities for growth within QK and be prepared to lead inspiring programs and projects impacting young people.
  • To consult with a maximum of six clients per day.

Your Qualifications & Experience:

  • Fully Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Disarable: Eligible for APS College of Clinical Psychologists or APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists\
  • 5 years+ experience in diverse paediatric mental health and/or educational contexts predominantly with primary-school aged clients.

Your Qualities

  • An ability to develop a genuine rapport with a broad range of children and parents who may be experiencing stress
  • Patient, flexible and committed to seeking solutions
  • Able to work a minimum of 16 hours a week in Sydney or Wollongong.
  • Able to work independly.


Address your CV and cover letter to Dr Kimberley O’Brien
Email:  - Phone: 02 9362 9297. 
To Apply:

About Quirky Kid

We’re one of Australia’s leading Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology Clinics and passionately committed to providing clients with the highest standard of service delivery. Quirky Kid is a member of the University of Wollongong business incubator program, ‘iAccelerate’. We operate clinical spaces in Sydney and Austinmer with a new clinic opening soon in Canberra.

You may also know of Quirky Kid as an award-winning publisher of unique therapeutic resources for young people and families. These include Face it cards, Tell Me A Story cards and the popular programs, Power Up™, The Best of Friends® and BaseCamp which are used in schools around Australia and overseas. 

Contact Details
Dr Kimberley O'Brien

02 93629297

To apply:

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