Lakeside Psychology is looking for a passionate Child and Adolescent Psychologist to join the team for 2-3 days per week. You will positively impact the lives of children and adolescents as well as their parents and families within a dynamic and innovative clinic so that they can experience a sense of security and wellbeing, and achieve their full potential at school and with their friends. The position allows for flexible work arrangements and potential opportunities to work from home.
About Lakeside Psychology
Lakeside Psychology is driven by strong values of excellence, compassion, integrity, passion and positivity, and we are committed to providing an exceptional service across the board – to our clients, to our staff, and to the broader community. We prioritize the professional development and well-being of our staff, and strive for a stimulating professional environment and a rewarding experience as a psychologist.
Why work at Lakeside Psychology?
So that you can also say this about your workplace:
“What I love about working at Lakeside Psychology is that there is a supportive environment that is friendly, and dedicated to psychologists and staff. We have a culture of learning, professional development and passion, and also of continuous feedback from staff to strive for excellence. I have really grown to love Pakenham, and the clients who live in the area are great to work with.” – Psychologist
We understand what it takes to be there for your clients, so we make sure we take care of the rest for you:
- Employment security: this is a permanent position with all the entitlements you deserve. During the uncertain times around COVID-19, feel confident knowing that your position is secure.
- Team environment: be part of a real team, not just another person with an ABN working alone.
- Administration support: all the support you need so that you can focus on helping your clients.
- Supervision: free regular individual and peer supervision with a Board-Approved supervisor.
- Professional development: receive an individualized professional development plan tailored specifically to you, and attend professional development with help from our PD allowance
- Resource library: access all the tools you need, including iPads, Q-Interactive on iPads, ADOS-2, YARC, and numerous assessments available via our online outcome measures software.
- Income supplementation: have opportunities for bonuses to help save up for that holiday.
- Postgraduate qualification in psychology or higher (graduates are encouraged to apply)
- Registered with Psychology Board of Australia (endorsement in educational/developmental clinical or counselling psychology desirable)
Experience & Skills:
- Assessing and treating children and adolescents for a range of presenting problems and psychological disorders.
- Administering and reporting on range of psychoeducational assessments with children and adolescents for intellectual disability, giftedness and learning disorders (desirable).
- Providing services under a range of funding programs (e.g. Medicare, NDIS, DSS etc.).
- Helping children and adolescents using attachment-based approaches (desirable).
- Being passionate about providing exceptional, client-centered services.
- Working effectively on your own and within a team environment.
- Highly motivated and innovative attitude toward service delivery.
- High level of self-awareness, including areas of interpersonal strengths and areas for further development.
- Ability to admit mistakes and use for opportunities for learning, growth and development.
- Committed to values of excellence, compassion, integrity, passion and positivity.
- Registration (or eligible to be) with Medicare Australia.
- Current Professional Indemnity Insurance, and Working with Children and Police Check.
As a Child and Adolescent Psychologist, you will be responsible for:
- Helping a diverse range of children, adolescents and families through strategic treatment planning and evidence-based, best practice approaches to achieve their goals.
- Impacting the broader community to promote mental health and wellbeing through school presentations and community events.
- Designing creative ways of communicating to the community about mental health in children and adolescents for our website and social media.
- Contributing strategically to the vision and mission of Lakeside Psychology.
Applications close 26 September. The position may be filled earlier, so if you are interested, please apply early. For more information, please contact Michael Tomek (Clinical Director) on 5941 3575, or by email: email@example.com. To apply, please send your cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your CV to Michael Tomek.