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KU Children's Services

Psychologist

Campbelltown, New South Wales
Part Time | Contract

KU Children's Services is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 150 early childhood education and care services in NSW, Victoria, the ACT and Queensland. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia's most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, occasional care, family programs and early intervention services.

We also operate brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provide professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

KU Children's Services' provides programs with integrated services spanning speech pathology, occupational therapy and early childhood education.

Psychologist

We are seeking an experienced Psychologist to join our team based in Campbelltown in providing support and expertise for families of children from birth with developmental disability or delay to access services that support the child's development and inclusion in the community.

To be considered for this role the following are essential:

  • A tertiary degree in Psychology or its equivalent
  • Full or provisional APS registration
  • AHPRA registration
  • Driver's licence as this position would require some travel between services in the South West Region of Sydney.
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
  • Experience in working in a range of child and family services
  • Ability to deliver assessments, programs and interventions in accordance with current evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in partnership with families
  • Demonstrated ability to provide discipline-specific advice and education in relation to behavioural, social, emotional and functional needs of children in the program to the child's family/caregivers, other Key Workers, the child's educators and program staff 
  • Knowledge of Key Worker in a transdisciplinary approach
  • Experience in providing psychometric assessment, report writing and the therapeutic intervention as needed to children enrolled in the program within the child's natural settings (home, school, outings, etc)
  • Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of a team
  • Knowledge of child protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety legislation and safety issues relating to children and staff
  • Proven ability to liaise effectively with other professionals
  • Ability to work within KU policies and procedures and under the NSW and National Disability Services Standards
  • Ability to undertake all physical requirements involved in working within an early childhood setting
  • Demonstrated computer literacy

 

On Offer
The position on offer is a part-time contract up to December 2018 with a view to extend with a pay range of $32.70 – $48.61 depending on experience. There are other potential benefits including:

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Professional development courses

 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to work collaboratively within a passionate and experienced transdisciplinary team who are committed to providing the highest level of support to children, families and the community – we want to hear from you!

Please contact Katie on 02 9268 3934 for more information and a confidential discussion.

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