MAXIMUS

Psychologist Contractors, Contingent Psychology Services (NSW)

Job Locations AU-NSW | AU-NSW-Batemans Bay
Requisition ID
2020-50367
# of Openings
1
Job Function
Assessor
Job Schedule
Contract

Project/Position Introduction

Overview

We require Psychologists to work as independent contractors in the following locations:

  • Albury
  • Batemans Bay
  • Forbes/Parkes  

As an independent contractor, you will be providing high quality psychological services to schools to improve learning and well-being outcomes for students, including general counselling and assessment services based on the individual requirements and needs of the schools.

These roles offer varying blocks of work (between 1-5 days per week, with some flexibility) for multiple weeks or set time blocks based on your availability.  They are ideal for those seeking flexibility with work commitments.  Ongoing support will be available through the clinical team at MAX Solutions and our clients' staff.  

We also have ongoing needs in numerous schools across NSW. Enquire now to confirm your base location, availability and willingness (or not) to travel.  

Travel reimbursement applies. Too far away to drive? We will consider flying the right person to the location. Accommodation and meal allowances apply conditionally.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality psychological assessments, counselling, therapy, support and programs for individual students and groups of students for a range of mental health, emotional and family issues
  • Provide relevant and tailored feedback to parents and schools regarding assessment results, implications and recommendations
  • Consult with parents/carers and relevant staff about students’ needs, including case management, as required
  • Work independently to manage workload and make informed clinical decisions; involve others when appropriate and after utilising personal resources.

 

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualification and experience/skills:

 

  • Current AHPRA general registration as a Psychologist
  • Minimum 3 years of experience delivering psychological services in an educational and/or similar setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence with a variety of assessment tools to meet the needs across different schools
  • Experience conducting assessments of school-age children using WPPSI-IV and/or WISC-V and/or WAIS-IV is strongly preferred
  • Experience conducting general counselling to school-age children (primary and/or secondary)
  • Strong assessment and report writing skills (quality and efficiency)
  • Capacity to work flexibly to meet the changing needs of the schools
  • Proven ability to prioritise, plan and organise workflow to tight time frames, handle multiple tasks and be flexible with changing priorities
  • Proven high level IT literacy, particularly in common applications including Microsoft Office program (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), databases and using the internet
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to receive and act upon constructive feedback
  • A strong service orientation to ensure quality outcomes for all stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail.

For further enquiries, please feel free to call Lisa on 07 3727 1470.

 

Qualifications/Requirements - Mandatory

  • We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and wellbeing. Our induction and training will provide you with an understanding of these principles, including having an understanding of children’s developmental needs and culturally safe practices.

 

For enquiries only, please email max.recruit@maxsolutions.com.au or phone the recruitment team on (07) 3727 1466.  Please submit applications online thank you.

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