Registered Psychologist

November 26, 2021

Job Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: Early Start Australia
$75,000 – $84,999

About Us

Early Start Australia is a national multidisciplinary allied health organisation committed to delivering evidence-based early intervention and therapy services to children and their families.

As an organisation Early Start Australia prioritises building a fantastic team culture and working with children and their families to make a real difference to everyday lives of our clients.

About the role: Registered Psychologist
$75,000 – $85,000

We are looking for a passionate Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist to join our team at Carina, QLD. 

Providing early intervention and therapy services to support children and families maximising independence and participation, you will take responsibility to assess, plan, implement and evaluate psychological interventions based on an individual’s sensory, cognitive and physical needs in collaboration with the individuals, families and relevant others. This includes:

  • Conducting standardized clinical assessments to determine goals/areas of needs.
  • Providing information, education and support to clients and families to support informed decision making on priorities for intervention.
  • Developing functional, routine-based goals with clients and families.
  • Providing therapy interventions and resources to clients and families that match evidence based practice to individual/family goals, values and preferences for service provision.
  • Reviewing progress formally in collaboration with individuals and families to celebrate achievement, obtain feedback on services provided and set new priorities..
  • Provide therapy interventions and supports in collaboration with others, particularly within a key worker/transdisciplinary team approach.
  • Providing evidence informed therapy services to clients and NDIS participants building on family/client strengths, needs and priorities.
  • Support inclusion and participation for clients in community activities of their choice.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders and ensure ongoing communication, leadership and support are provided to deliver quality services and supports.
  • Ensure a focus on continuous improvement through regular evaluation, training and review.

Position requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology and full psychology registration with AHPRA or Mental Health Accreditation for Social Workers is required;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience;
  • Passion for making a difference with a focus on making therapy fun, engaging and meaningful for families!
  • Possess the ability to provide counselling, and offer knowledge of therapeutic interventions, to children, young people and parents who present with issues related to mental health, trauma, behavioural issues, as well as general wellbeing;
  • Experience in completing risk assessments and mental health assessments;
  • Compliance – AHPRA registration, Working with Children Check, National Police Check, NDIS workers screening check, First Aid Training, Driver’s License & Vehicle.

What We Offer You:

Comprehensive professional development to help you reach your full potential and be able to provide the best possible client outcomes. This includes regular supportive supervision, case conferencing, internal training with some of Australia’s leading therapists who are also part of our ESA team and access to internal Clinical Leaders. We also have professional development budgets and paid professional development leave days.

Team support locally and across Australia, with friendly and well-organised administration teams booking appointments, invoicing and managing NDIS changes.

Staff benefits include competitive salary with performance incentives, individual professional development budgets, Mental Health & Wellbeing Program and access to a discount marketplace with hundreds of products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets.

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please apply directly through Seek.

***Closing date is not applicable, candidates are encouraged to apply without delay***

Early Start Australia places a high priority on the principles of respect, equity and diversity. As an employer of choice, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


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