SMYL Community College is a Curriculum and Re-engagement in Education School, seeking the services of a Psychologist to work from our College in Rockingham, Kwinana and Mandurah.The College caters primarily for young people aged 14-17 years, who have disengaged or are at-risk of disengaging from mainstream education.  The College offers a full-time alternative education program under the School Education Act 1999.The College Student Support Team is comprised of Aboriginal Support Workers, Youth Workers, Registered Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists whose task it is to enhance the resilience of students and support them to re-engage in education and training.Duties will include:Provide assessment of, and short to medium term therapeutic intervention to, referred students;Consultation with trainers/teachers, including classroom observation and providing plans and support to assist in management of concerning or difficult behaviours;Identify students that may require additional funding to meet their needs within the school;Assessment of needs and referral to external support and treatment services as required;Complete Psychological/diagnostic assessments on students to determine mental health diagnosis, needs and treatment plan.Consultation with parents;Provide supervision and support to Psychologists and Youth Workers in the Student Support Team.Complete funding applications for students;Conduct fortnightly case reviews with, and provide clinical supervision of, crisis support and re-engagement staff;Participate in enrolment screening process on a negotiated ‘as needs’ basis;Needs assessment of students who are returning after suspension or exclusion as required; andRefer training/teaching staff to AISWA psychology support as appropriate.Selection Criteria:Accredited Masters, Doctorate or equivalent degree in Psychology from an AHPRA approved programme or equivalent.Registered as a Clinical Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist Registrar with the Psychology Board of Australia (APRHA).Ability to liaise effectively with other health professionals and external agencies both on individual patient management matters and on general service issues.Demonstrated proficiency in evidence based psychological assessments, formulations and psychological therapy relevant to disadvantaged youth presenting with complex behavioural and mental health issues.Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Equal Opportunity, Disability Services and Occupational Safety and Health, and how these impact on employment and service delivery.Current drivers licence.Appointment Prerequisites:Evidence of current registration by the PBA (APRHA) to be maintained.Completion of 100 point identification check.Completion of criminal record screening clearance.Completion of reference/integrity check.Working with Children check.Application Instructions:Please forward resumes with a covering letter to:Human ResourcesSMYL Community Collegeat humanresources@smyl.com.au            90000 AUD Australia - WA Perth Rockingham & Kwinana

Clinical Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist Registrar

  • Registered charity and leading education and training provider
  • Professionally challenging and rewarding position
  • Rockingham, Kwinana, and Mandurah location

SMYL Community College is a Curriculum and Re-engagement in Education School, seeking the services of a Psychologist to work from our College in Rockingham, Kwinana and Mandurah.

The College caters primarily for young people aged 14-17 years, who have disengaged or are at-risk of disengaging from mainstream education.  The College offers a full-time alternative education program under the School Education Act 1999.

The College Student Support Team is comprised of Aboriginal Support Workers, Youth Workers, Registered Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists whose task it is to enhance the resilience of students and support them to re-engage in education and training.

Duties will include:

  • Provide assessment of, and short to medium term therapeutic intervention to, referred students;
  • Consultation with trainers/teachers, including classroom observation and providing plans and support to assist in management of concerning or difficult behaviours;
  • Identify students that may require additional funding to meet their needs within the school;
  • Assessment of needs and referral to external support and treatment services as required;
  • Complete Psychological/diagnostic assessments on students to determine mental health diagnosis, needs and treatment plan.
  • Consultation with parents;
  • Provide supervision and support to Psychologists and Youth Workers in the Student Support Team.
  • Complete funding applications for students;
  • Conduct fortnightly case reviews with, and provide clinical supervision of, crisis support and re-engagement staff;
  • Participate in enrolment screening process on a negotiated ‘as needs’ basis;
  • Needs assessment of students who are returning after suspension or exclusion as required; and
  • Refer training/teaching staff to AISWA psychology support as appropriate.

Selection Criteria:

  • Accredited Masters, Doctorate or equivalent degree in Psychology from an AHPRA approved programme or equivalent.
  • Registered as a Clinical Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist Registrar with the Psychology Board of Australia (APRHA).
  • Ability to liaise effectively with other health professionals and external agencies both on individual patient management matters and on general service issues.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in evidence based psychological assessments, formulations and psychological therapy relevant to disadvantaged youth presenting with complex behavioural and mental health issues.
  • Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Equal Opportunity, Disability Services and Occupational Safety and Health, and how these impact on employment and service delivery.
  • Current drivers licence.

Appointment Prerequisites:

  • Evidence of current registration by the PBA (APRHA) to be maintained.
  • Completion of 100 point identification check.
  • Completion of criminal record screening clearance.
  • Completion of reference/integrity check.
  • Working with Children check.

Application Instructions:

Please forward resumes with a covering letter to:

Human Resources

SMYL Community College

at humanresources@smyl.com.au           

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