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Paediatric Psychologist – Team Lead – $125K

Job Description

Our Client:

Our client is a growing national healthcare provider with clinics across regional and metro areas in Australia. Their mission is to improve the health of everyday Australians by ensuring access to integrated health services tailored to meet their individual health needs. Staff wellbeing is paramount, and they offer health professionals the opportunity to build a family-friendly lifestyle with a fulfilling career. 
   
  
About the Role: 

We are seeking a driven Registered Psychologist to take on a newly developed paediatic clinic based role in Traralgon.
  
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a collaborative primary healthcare team, working alongside nurses, GPs, and allied health professionals. As the clinics first Psychologist, you will play a vital role in shaping the development of the paediatric allied health service. You will be supported by an experienced NDIS coordinator, and the wider leadership and management team. 

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will conduct psychological assessments to identify cognitive, emotional, and behavioral conditions. You will provide individual or group therapy to address issues such as anxiety, depression, and behavioral challenges. You may work with children suffering from a wide range
of disorders, e.g., ADHD, anxiety, depression, and autism, to children seeking to overcome substance abuse, or who are in post-trauma recovery. You will support clients to develop life skills, social skills, and coping strategies alongside the growing multi-disciplinary team. Collaboration with other healthcare professionals, support workers, and family members to create comprehensive care plans is also a key part of the role.

This role is open to full time and part time applicants. 

Clinic locations: Traralgon, Victoria 
  
Benefits: 
  • $115-$120k + super
  • Opportunity to develop and shape the psychology service
  • Leadership role- grow your allied health team
  • Mentoring from a fantastic leadership team
  • Flexible working options for work/life balance
  • Make a real difference in the local community
  
About You: 
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Psychology
  • AHPRA registration and professional indemnity insurance 
  • Experience working with the NDIS (desirable)
  • Able to supervise provisional psychologists
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Ambitious and self driven 
  • Outstanding communication and networking skills
  • Excellent writing skills and experience writing reports
  • Medicare number or willing to obtain
  • Eligible to work in Australia 
  
About Us: 
     
MediRecruit provides a specialist healthcare recruitment and career advisory service for Allied Health professionals in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Our dynamic team of recruiters have healthcare backgrounds and are passionate about sharing their expert advice - 
   
Clare Jones, Occupational Therapist 
Danielle Weedon, Physiotherapist 
Eleanor Dwyer, Physiotherapist 
Harriet Yeates, Occupational Therapist 
   
   
Refer a Friend: 
   
Do you know a health professional who would be perfect for this role? Refer them and earn a shared $500 referral bonus! 
 
 
How to Apply:   
     
Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Harriet Yeates - harriet@medirecruit.com or 0403 976 975.
Job posted on: May 30, 2024

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