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Fully Registered Psychologist and or Social Worker

About you


Our Therapeutic Services team is seeking a passionate, flexible and professional Fully Registered Psychologist and or Social Worker with 2yrs experience with therapeutic knowledge for our growing practice. You need to have recognised qualifications and experience as a Psychologist and or Social Worker and are currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA) or  Australian Association Of Social Workers.


The role


We are a unique practice who strives on truly meeting client needs. We engage with clients from early childhood to late adulthood and are committed to best practice and great clinical outcomes. We work closely with Foster Care services, clients funded under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and are registered NDIS and Medicare providers. 


Essential Selection Criteria
Tertiary qualifications in Psychology and current registration or eligibility for registration with the Psychology Board of Australia to practice as a psychologist 
Tertiary qualifications in Social Work with a minimum of 2 years experience in the field and currently registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Demonstrated experience and well developed skills in working effectively with children, young people or adults with a range of disability and/ or complex behavioural needs
Well- developed analytical, organisational and problem solving skills
Ability to collaborate across all services to ensure good practice and the maximisation of opportunities to achieve positive outcomes for the clients/participants, families and/or carers.
Highly developed and effective written and oral communication, with a proven ability to clearly and logically express ideas
Experience with a variety of cognitive, developmental and behavioural assessments.
Current NSW Drivers licence
Current Police check or willingness to obtain
NDIS Workers screening check
Desirable Criteria
Demonstrated experience in OOHC/ADHC/NDIS or similar field or industry
Demonstrated experience or ability to work in Mental Health
Experience providing Clinical Supervision to clinical team or other professionals
Medicare provider/registration number or willingness to obtain
Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in Family Systems Therapy.
Strong group facilitation skills and/or training skills

The Benefits of Working for Challenge


You will have access to:
Generous pay rates based on skills and experience.
Increase your take home pay with Salary Package options available
Use up to $15,900 of your pre-tax income for expenses you are already paying –e.g. Rent or Mortgage payments, Credit Card and Personal loan payments
Entertainment Benefits are capped at $2,650 per year and include meals and drinks consumed in a restaurant, taxi fares and holiday accommodation.
Pool vehicle or fully serviced vehicle available where you pay a contribution
Ongoing monthly supervision
Professional development opportunities of up to $2000 per year plus up to 4 days paid PID leave.
Work life balance, flexible working hours and negotiated extra leave - purchase EXTRA annual leave.
Full time administration support
Friendly and passionate group of clinicians who work together and support each other.
Free Flu Vaccination
Paid day off on your birthday!
Job satisfaction – helping to make a difference in people’s lives.


How to apply


Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Kylie Boyraz on 0408 620 881.


When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the essential selection criteria as part of your application.


To apply and view the Position Description please click on the 'apply now' button below or visit our website:


Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.


Closing Date: 22nd May 2022


Maitland, NSW, AU