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Provisional Psychologist / Allied Health /Behaviour Support Practitioner

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team in a permanent full-time role as a Provisional Psychologist / Behaviour Support Practitioner. 

In the role, you will undertake a functional behavioural assessments and analysis, develop and write NDIS behaviour support plans that meet the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding requirements and work closely with the participant, their family, carers, guardian and other stakeholders to support the implementation of the behaviour support plan.

About you: 

You will enjoy a balance of collaborative and autonomous work and be able to effectively juggle the administrative and operational functions of the role with the hands-on aspects.

Key criteria as follows: 

  • Assist individuals and their families to identify their needs through assessment and person-centred planning and to develop meaningful goals and practical strategies to support people in their home and community.
  • Develop behaviour support plans utilising a positive behaviour support framework with a commitment to eliminate and fade out restrictive practices
  • Provide clinical advice and support to individuals, families, carers, and support workers
  • Record and report accurately, including billable hours performed.

 

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications as an Allied Health Professional. 
  • Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA), including provisional psychologists. Demonstrated experience in delivering and implementing positive behaviour support plans to people with complex behavioural needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of restrictive practice and a solid understanding of existing frameworks. Understanding and demonstrated experience of current evidenced based assessment and intervention tools.
  • Highly developed ability to train key stakeholders and implement behaviour support plans effectively.
  • Excellent report writing skills and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organisation and time management skills

 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Relevant professional registration (e.g. AHPRA, Australian Psychological Society, Speech Pathology Australia, Exercise and Sports Science Australia)  
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence  
  • Current National Police Clearance  
  • Current Working with Children Check 

Paediatric Speech Pathologists & Occupational Therapists

About us

Language for Life Speech Pathology services is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Speech Pathologists & Occupational Therapist Occupational Therapists to join our busy private practice in Hoppers Crossing- West of Melbourne. Our practice offers services in clinical, school and community settings to a diverse paediatric population with varying communication needs. The practice prides itself on a reputation for delivering quality communication outcomes to clients.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Work with individuals, their families and their key stakeholders to develop individualised plans and services to clients
  • Develop holistic therapy plans within a multidisciplinary team and provide direct clinic-based intervention and support programs.

Qualifications & experience

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (or equivalent)/ Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
  • Current membership with Speech Pathology Australia (with CPSP status)/ Current AHPRA Registration and membership with OT Australia (if applicable)
  • Eligibility for Medicare Provider status
  • Current Working with Children Check (Employee)
  • Current Australian National Police Check
  • Current Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability Insurance (Certificate of Currency)
  • Experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is preferable
  • Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)
  • 24 months experience working as a Speech Pathologist/Occupational Therapist with a paediatric population (preferred)

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours – set your own appointments
  • Attractive session rates (up to $150 per hourly session)
  • Multiple roles
  • Excellent Mentoring and Support
  • Excellent Administrative Support

Contact:

Please send application with current CV to:

enquiries@languageforlife.com.au

Language for Life Speech Pathology is always on the look-out for passionate, driven Occupational and Speech therapists to join our team! If you love working in a professional and supportive environment, and are motivated by assisting children to reach their full potential, we’d like to hear from you.

Current Job Openings are:

PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – CONTRACT WORK

Language for Life Speech Pathology services is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist to join our growing private practice in Hoppers Crossing- West of Melbourne.

Our practice offers services in clinical, school and community settings to a diverse paediatric population with varying communication needs. The practice prides itself on a reputation for delivering quality communication outcomes to clients.

We are recognised providers under the Department of Social Services & National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

About the role

  • 1-2 days per week (with potential to increase over time)
  • Subcontractor position
  • Immediate start
  • Delivering therapy sessions at the child’s home or educational setting in the Western suburbs of Melbourne
  • Flexible working hours – set your own appointments
  • Attractive session rates

Skills and experience

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification
  • A minimum of one year clinical experience working as a occupational therapist working with a disability caseload.
  • Member Occupational Therapy Australia (or eligible for membership)
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Eligibility for Medicare Provider Status
  • A positive, warm, confident people person
  • Experience with sensory integration, fine and gross motor delays
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently, but also work as part of a contributing member of a team.
  • A love for working with children
  • Creativity and enthusiasm in developing individualised therapy sessions
  • Current drivers licence and car

If you believe you have the necessary skills to fulfil the role, our practice would love to hear from you.

www.languageforlife.com.au

SPEECH PATHOLOGIST

  • Excellent Mentoring and Support
  • Excellent Administrative Support

Language for Life Speech Pathology services is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated speech pathologist to join our growing private practice in Hoppers Crossing- West of Melbourne.

Our practice offers services in clinical, school and community settings to a diverse paediatric population with varying communication needs. The practice prides itself on a reputation for delivering quality communication outcomes to clients.

We are recognised providers under the Department of Social Services – Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) Program.

This role involves working predominantly with children, with some adult and aged caseload, providing screening and assessments, individual therapy, group therapy and education.

About the role

  • 1-2 days per week (with potential to increase over time)
  • Subcontractor position (This is a fee for service role, set up as a Contractor to the business).
  • Immediate start
  • Delivering therapy sessions at the child’s home or educational setting in the Western suburbs of Melbourne
  • Flexible working hours – set your own appointments
  • Attractive session rates
  • Working in an established and growing multidisciplinary team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Physiotherapist.
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The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • membership to Speech Pathology Australia;
  • Peadiatric and adult experience.
  • A minimum of two years clinical experience working as a speech pathologist working with a disability caseload.
  • Demonstrated use and knowledge of Speech and Language Assessment tools relevant to children from 12 months to 15 years of age.
  • a current Working With Children Check;
  • the ability to administer quality speech pathology services to clients in the areas of assessment, reporting, program development, individual and group intervention, review of progress, and training of parents/carers;
  • experience or an interest in working with children on the autism spectrum;
  • the ability to work collaboratively with professionals both within, and external to, the practice in order to obtain best client outcomes;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • excellent time management skills;
  • enthusiasm for continued professional learning;
  • initiative in improving quality outcomes for clients and the practice in general;
  • capacity to adopt practice administrative processes.
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence – some travel and possible overnight stays away from home will be required

If you believe you have the necessary skills to fulfil the role, our practice would love to hear from you.

SPEECH PATHOLOGIST – Mobile Therapy

The role will primarily be mobile based to cater for the growing demand for home, school and preschool visits, with a view to see clients in the office as caseload increases (if you wish). The position is for 1-2 days per week, with the opportunity to increase the caseload to suit the applicant’s needs and lifestyle.

About the role

  • A wide range of caseload
  • Subcontractor position (This is a fee for service role, set up as a Contractor to the business).
  • The successful candidate will primarily provide speech pathology services to clients in 1:1 and group settings in homes, schools, kindergartens and aged care (swallow assessments ).
  • 1-2 days per week (with potential to increase over time)
  • Immediate start
  • Complete autonomy
  • Attractive session rates

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • membership to Speech Pathology Australia;
  • Ability to work independently
  • A minimum of two years clinical experience working as a speech pathologist working with a disability caseload is proffered.
  • Demonstrated use and knowledge of Speech and Language Assessment tools.
  • a current Working With Children Check;
  • the ability to administer quality speech pathology services to clients in the areas of assessment, reporting, program development, individual and group intervention, review of progress, and training of parents/carers;
  • experience or an interest in working with children on the autism spectrum;
  • the ability to work collaboratively with professionals both within, and external to, the practice in order to obtain best client outcomes;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • excellent time management skills;
  • enthusiasm for continued professional learning;
  • Ability to maintain up to date and confidential client records
  • initiative in improving quality outcomes for clients and the practice in general;
  • capacity to adopt practice administrative processes.
  • Drivers’ licence and own vehicle is a must.

If you believe you have the necessary skills to fulfil the role, our practice would love to hear from you.

Please e-mail your cover letter addressing the above criteria, and your C.V. inclusive of two referees to: enquiries@languageforlife.com.au

www.languageforlife.com.au

Language for Life is a private practice that supports young people and their families with a range of life circumstances and conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), oppositional and behavioural difficulties,and specific learning difficulties. The age range of clients is generally between 3 to 18 years.

Please visit our website www.langaugeforlife.com.au for more information.

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

About the Role

We are currently looking for applications for a psychologist who has experience working with and assessing children and adolescents. The position is available for 1-2 days a week with the option to increase days in the future. Experienced practitioners are preferred, especially those with experience working with young people on the autism spectrum or other neurodevelopmental conditions.

Advantages of working at Language for Life

  • Psychologists at Language for Lifeobtain a high contractor remuneration rate.
  • Psychologists have access to a wide range of therapeutic and testing resources. The practice also has inviting and well-furnished rooms.
  • Psychologists at the practice have flexibility throughout the year regarding times when leave or holidays are taken. Self care is a strong value held within the practice.
  • Working in an established and growing multidisciplinary team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Physiotherapist.

Skills and Experience

  • We are seeking an applicant who posses a positiveempathetic and evidence based approach to dealing with a range of social, emotional and behavioural conditions in young people.
  • We are seeking an applicant who has an ability to support parents and teachers with care and consideration and apply interventions to support young people.
  • We are seeking an applicant who can conduct developmental assessments, inclusive of ASD, ADHD and educational assessments. An applicant who is willing to undertake training and supervision in order to learn how to conduct developmental assessments will also be considered.
  • We are seeking an applicant who has well developed report writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Successful applicants will have full registration with AHPRA, a Working with Children (WWC) and Police Check, current Professional Indemnity Insurance and the ability to obtain an Australian Business Number (ABN) and Medicare provide number.

Paediatric Speech Pathologist & Occupational Therapist

The role will primarily be mobile based to cater for the growing demand for home, school and preschool visits, with a view to see clients in the office as caseload increases (if you wish). The position is for 1-2 days per week, with the opportunity to increase the caseload to suit the applicant’s needs and lifestyle.

Essential Qualifications and Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (or equivalent)/ Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent) 
  • Current membership with Speech Pathology Australia (with CPSP status)/ Current AHPRA Registration and membership with OT Australia (if applicable)
  • Eligibility for Medicare Provider status
  • Current Working with Children Check (Employee)
  • Current Australian National Police Check
  • Current Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability Insurance (Certificate of Currency)
  • ABN
  • Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle
  • Experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is preferable 
  • Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • 24 months experience working as a Speech Pathologist/Occupational Therapist with a paediatric population (preferred)
  • Is an independent and self-directed learner        
  • Ability to manage caseload independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated skill in assessment, therapy and case management of children and families
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in providing Speech Pathology/Occupational Therapy interventions
  • Strong record management, case note taking skills and ethical practice
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with clients effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with NDIS clients (desirable)

If you believe you have the necessary skills to fulfil the role, our practice would love to hear from you.

Please e-mail your cover letter addressing the above criteria, and your C.V. inclusive of two referees to: enquiries@languageforlife.com.au

Please visit our website www.langaugeforlife.com.au for more information.