Senior Psychologist

Extraordinary People Limited| Date Posted: 30-Jun-2020
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Experienced
Qualification:
Masters / PhD

Job Description

Extra•Ordinary People is a charity and Institute of Public Character (IPC) striving to enable and support persons with special needs. We adopt an ecosystem approach towards enabling and empowering youths with special needs to live independently, be work ready, work able and sustain employment. We strongly believe in providing a holistic support, always including and involving parents/caregivers in the process.

Working in close collaboration with other professionals (therapists from other domains, job coaches, counsellors etc.), we are looking for dynamic and passionate Psychologists to join our team in journeying with these youths and their families through their lives.

 

Job Summary

The key role of the Senior Psychologist is to contribute towards the development, implementation and evaluation of Company-curated programmes by not only providing psychological services in an integrated team, but also through providing consultancy and training for other professionals, conceptualising services in collaboration with the integrated team based on research and sector trends and finally, to ensure that psychological services are delivered in accordance to organizational standards.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct psycho-educational assessments for diagnosis of neurodevelopmental conditions, for school placement and special requests, and / or to inform interventions
  • Deliver in-person and virtual music psychological intervention services in both individual and group settings
  • Monitor, evaluate and document the clients’ progress
  • Conduct meetings/webinars with parents/caregivers regularly and work with them to enhance learning
  • Work with caregivers and the integrated team to design Individualised Educational Plans (IEPs)
  • Work with members of the integrated team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Company-curated programmes relating to enabling clients to be work ready, work able and to live independently
  • Work with members of the integrated team and/or outside academic institutions to conduct research on the evaluation of the Company-curated programmes
  • Conduct talks, webinars and/or workshops for parents/caregivers and members of the public
  • Provide consultation and training services for other professionals, educators and organizations
  • Work with members of the integrated team to ensure best practice and high-quality care
  • Provide professional input to integrated team and case discussions
  • Provide supervision to Junior Psychologists where applicable

 

Requirements

  • Master’s degree and above in Applied / Clinical / Counselling / Developmental / Educational Psychology
  • Minimum of 5 years of post-graduate clinical experience in psycho-educational assessments and therapeutic interventions
  • Previous working experience in schools (mainstream and/or SPED schools) will be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work both independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Good organisational and leadership skills preferred
  • Registration with a professional regulatory board (e.g. SRP, AHPRA, BPS, APA)
Company Overview
Extraordinary People Limited