We’re looking for Senior Psychologists to work in our Assessments Australia services. We provide the Assessment Service for the Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD-AS) for the Victorian Department of Education and Training in the categories of Intellectual Disability (ID) and Severe Language Disorder with Critical (SLD – CEN) Educational Needs. We have Permanent and Temporary positions currently available, with option for full-time or part-time (minimum 0.6).
- Further develop your expertise in critical leadership, mentoring, cognitive assessment of students with complex presentations, and training in the use of non-verbal assessment tools
- Regular in-house professional development and peer consultation days, and access to a generous professional development budget to pursue your own professional learning goals
- Salary increment of 2.5% in July every year for permanent employees who have been with us for a minimum of 3 months.
- Gender neutral paid parental leave of 12 weeks
- Superannuation contributions paid for women during the first 12 weeks of any unpaid parental leave
- 5 weeks annual leave after 3 years service
- Access to long service leave after 5 years service
- Extensive leave provisions including domestic abuse, community service, study leave
- Ability to purchase or cash out annual leave
- Education assistance and study leave
- Flexible working arrangements
- Proven career development and promotion opportunities
As a Senior Psychologist within the PSD-AS, you will:
- Work collaboratively with the team to manage workflow and meet the needs of the assessment service
- Provide support to Staff and Contractor Psychologists, in the form of mentoring, case discussion and feedback on reports
- Review referrals from schools to determine whether they are appropriate to proceed to assessment, and provide feedback and consultation to school staff around these decisions
- Complete some assessments and travel, as required, typically during peak periods.
- Experience conducting standardised assessments: WPPSI-IV, WISC-V, WAIS-IV, Vineland
- Experience working with school aged children and adolescents
- Ability to provide constructive feedback to colleagues
- Strong assessment and report writing skills
- Ability to prioritise, plan and organise workflow to tight time frames, handle multiple tasks and be flexible with changing priorities
- High level IT literacy, particularly in common applications including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), database and web usages
- Full registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA
- Hold or can obtain a new Police Clearance and Working with Children Check
- Willingness to provide two de-identified assessment reports.
Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice Citation and be a recognised Disability Confident Company.
At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.
We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and well-being. Our induction and training will provide you with these principles, including having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.
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PD - Senior Psychologist (Team Leader) PSD-AS