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Job Number : 29738
Type and Location : Clinical Neuro / Perth
Listed By : Brightwater Care Group on 6 Feb 2020
Clinical Psychologist

At Brightwater, we welcome people with the full diversity of life experiences, thoughts and beliefs. We foster a culture of inclusion, collaboration and innovation where our clients and staff can flourish.

If you are a qualified Clinical Psychologist with a passion to work in disability and share our values of care, learning, innovation and people – we would love to hear from you!

We are currently seeking applications for a Clinical/Neuro Psychologist to join our disability services on a fixed term basis for 12 months with possibility of ongoing employment, working within the Capacity Building Team based at Oats Street, East Victoria Park. The Clinical/Neuro Psychologist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team (including Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist, Social Workers and other Clinical Psychologists), and provides quality, appropriate and relevant clinical psychological services to meet the needs of residents/clients of Brightwater Care Group who predominately live in the community.

 Brightwater can offer you:

  • The ability to salary package – meaning you can legitimately pay less tax and increase your take-home pay
  • Our unique staff benefits program, including access to BrightwaterPlus which gives you discounts with over 370 retailers
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking

Reporting to the Program Manager, you will be responsible for assessing, monitoring and identifying triggers of emerging behaviours and provide appropriate intervention and treatment strategies following behaviour assessment and intervention approaches. In addition, you will be responsible for providing a consultancy service, training and education services on psychological and neuropsychologial related issues that relate to the client and their families.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Masters/Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuro Psychology or Neuro Psychology
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with endorsement
  • Demonstrated clinical experience as a Clinical/Neuro Psychologist including providing clinical leadership and expertise working with clients with acquired brain injury or clients in the community with “complex health issues'
  • Excellent communication (both written & verbal) and interpersonal skills that deliver effective leadership, builds and develops teamwork and establishes successful working relationships with stakeholders
  • Experience in the provision of quality clinical services including providing clinical leadership and demonstrated expertise in the area of focus
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health legislation; Disability Services Commission Standards (1988)
  • Current satisfactory National Police Certificate (obtained within the last 12 months)
  • Possess a current Western Australian 'C' Class Drivers License

With a track record that dates back to 1901, care is at our core.  We stand beside our clients during times of personal change, using experience and understanding to be the support they need. We're ready for the complexities that come with ageing and disability, including dementia, Huntington's disease and acquired brain injury.

If you are passionate about working at a place where people are guided to create new opportunities for themselves, where people who thought they'd no longer be able to grow, are growing in new and different ways, and where people enjoy life, making decisions and building new relationships – a place where people can pursue the dignity of independence, then submit your application through Brightwater's online portal: https://brightwatercaregroup.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=lVpOk+jibJI=&jbc=ere by COB 29 February 2020. Please note that Brightwater reserves the right to close the advert prior to this date.

Please read the attached job description for more information on the role, including a full list of duties and selection criteria to address. 

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Contact Details
For confidential enquiries, please phone Sharidan Shimmin on 0457 986 823.



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