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Job Number : 29187
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Best Start Clinic on 14 Nov 2019
Psychologist - Child and Family

Best Start Clinic is a leading child and family allied health service, providing multi-disciplinary and evidence-based practices in the area of psychology, speech pathology and occupational therapy. A core aspect of our service is best-practice autism early intervention through our clinic in Brighton and dedicated world-class early intervention therapy centre in Sandringham. A unique opportunity exists for a passionate psychologist to join our team, supporting children, young people and their families. 

In the area of psychology, we assist our clients through the provision of:

  • Counselling, for primarily primary school-aged children and their parents
  • Assessment, including cognitive, learning, and diagnostic assessments
  • Multi-disciplinary case consultation 
  • Behaviour support and ASD services

As a part of the Best Start team, our new psychologist will receive: 

  • Ongoing supervision and professional development opportunities 
  • A range of psychology practice areas, as well as a diverse case load
  • Collaborative support and case consultation within a multi-disciplinary team 
  • Support within a professional and collegial working environment 

Essential Criteria 

  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Eligibility for registration as a Medicare provider 
  • WWCC
  • Experience in early intervention with young children with autism 
  • Commitment to undertaking training in the Early Start Denver Model  
  • Experience in administering cognitive assessments 
  • Experience counselling children 

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in behaviour management and Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Experience in educational assessments 
  • Prior experience in the ESDM
  • Prior experience in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and ADHD, or commitment to undertaking training in these areas, such as the ADOS
  • Prior experience in school consultation 
  • Experience working with parents and family units  

Please note that the current position is full-time only. To apply, please send your cover letter and CV or contact us via email for a full position description. Applications close on the 5th of February 2020 and the position may be filled sooner if a suitable applicant is found. International applicants welcome. 

Contact Details
Dr. Elizabeth Briggs

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