onPsych is seeking fully registered Psychologists or Mental Health Social Workers to work in schools across Melbourne.
We currently have Full-time and Part-time positions available and are able to consider contract roles as well as Salary based positions.
As a member of onPsych, you will have the ability to select your own hours, work during school hours and have school holidays off with opportunities to work systematically within the family with parents and siblings, provide therapeutic support for teachers, deliver workshops and/or educational assessments as required.
Duties & responsibilities
Much of your work will be psycho-educational, teaching cognitive and social skills and developing behavioural programs.
Some of the psychological issues you will support schools with include :
Behavioural and conduct disorders
Social, relationship and emotional issues (anger management/emotion de-regulation)
Mental Health disorders related to Bullying – both for the bully and bullied
Divorce and Grief
ASD and ADHD adjustment to integrated learning
onPsych also offers the following skills training groups:
Relationship and social skills
Motivation Parenting Skills
What you’ll need
Psychologists will require full AHPRA registration
Social Workers will require Mental Health Social Work registration with AASW
Police check (or prepared to obtain this)
Working With Children’s Check
Current drivers licence
Computer, with a reliable internet connection
Effective communication skills for a wide range of client groups
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to write clear and concise reports and have good presentation skills
Able to build rapport with teachers, parents, doctors and other professionals
Enjoy and able to work independently
Ability to manage a significant caseload
Knowledge of a range of therapeutic techniques suitable for use with children and young people
**Overseas Psychologists or Mental Health Social Workers encouraged to apply**
What we offer
Online discussion forums
Innovative resource library
General supervision of individual school cases
Ongoing support and development opportunities
How to apply
If you have the skills, dedication and experience required to be successful in this role, we would love to hear from you!
Please click the “APPLY” button now and send through your resume and cover letter, detailing your previous relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate we are looking for.