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KA0094 - *Family Services* Psychologist FT or PT Positions

Location:
Perth  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
WA Team Manager Metro
Salary:
Salary Packaging+Vehicle+Fuel Card+PH&Laptop
Supporting Documentation:

*Family Services* Psychologist – Full Time or Part Time Positions (min 3 days per week), based in Perth Metro

We are seeking an experienced Psychologist to be part of the Key Assets Social Work and Therapy team to be part of the Key Assets team, to work with our Carers, building their capacity in responding to the needs of children and young people with complex and challenging needs. You will be part of a vibrant, energetic, and highly professional team committed to making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of children and young people.  We are also very supportive and welcoming – this is a great place to work!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island applicants are very welcome to have a confidential conversation about working with Key Assets with our Cultural Practice Leader, Tony Calgaret  tony.calgaret@keyassets.com.au  or 08 9207 5900

Benefits

  • Laptop and phone
  • Salary Packaging benefits of N-F-P including vehicle + fuel card
  • On-going professional training and supervision
  • Full Time permanent role, office based in Stirling (7 km north of the CBD) with onsite parking

Key Assets (Not-For-Profit Agency)

  • A dynamic not-for-profit community service organisation.
  • Australia wide Out of Home Care, disability and family services provider.
  • Committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce, AWEI Bronze Employer of Choice for 2015 & 2016, AWEI Gold Employer Award for 2017, AWEI Silver Employer Award for 2018, finalist for the Australian HR Awards 2017 and Working within a trauma informed, therapeutic framework
  • Key Assets is committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal communities to achieve good outcomes for children and families.

About the role 

As the Psychologist you will be a part of an integrated group comprised of Carers, Social Workers, and Support Workers. You will facilitate and enable a therapeutic environment for children and young people placed with Key Assets within Key Assets policies and procedures in accordance with the Key Care Team framework. The Psychologist will also provide advice and consultation to our Social Workers, Support Workers, and other staff in the delivery of therapeutic care to children and young people and provide therapeutic supports to young people with disabilities as part of their NDIS plan.

The successful candidate will

  • Have significant experience of working with children and young people in care or who have had a care experience, and/or those who care for them
  • Have significant experience working with young people who have periods of mental ill health
  • Have extensive experience and knowledge of the impact of trauma on children and young people and of attachment theory
  • Be able to work systemically
  • Hold a recognised relevant qualification in Psychology (Provisional Psychologists will be considered), or Clinical Social Work, and be registered or eligible for registration with a recognised body
  • Have experience in facilitating individual/ group therapeutic training workshops
  • Possess excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Have experience of writing reports and carrying out broad based assessments drawing upon contemporary theory and research
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For a private conversation regarding this exciting opportunity, please call Ben Shannahan (Wed – Fri) or Brenda Yelland (WA State Director) on (08) 9207 5900.

(KEY ASSETS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INTERVIEW SUITABLE INDIVIDUALS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS CAMPAIGN, THIS CAMPAIGN MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED AT ANY TIME)

KEY ASSETS THE CHILDRENS SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and minority groups are encouraged to apply.