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Early Links

Supporting Inclusion

Psychology Senior Leader

About Early Links

Are you passionate about inclusion and helping others?

Join our team and find the rewarding career and supportive culture you’ve always wanted.

Early Links is a disability support provider and registered charity that has supported the Hunter region for almost 40 years. Our can-do approach has led to a rapidly expanding team and range of services. This growth shows no sign of slowing, making this an exciting time to come on board.

Once you’re part of Early Links, you’ll tell your friends to join too.

Why work with us?

  • Vibrant and supportive team culture
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging
  • Paid 30-minute lunch break
  • 7.5 hour days
  • Flexible workplace
  • Professional development allowance 
  • Rostered days off – 1 rostered day off every 20 working days
  • 3 additional paid leave days
  • 2 weeks additional purchased leave
  • Make a meaningful difference in the community

About the role

We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and motivated Senior Leader to join the Psychology Team at Early Links. As a Psychologist Senior Leader, you will lead and support the Psychology team to actively develop, implement, and support the team to achieve strategic plans and goals. 

This role will be responsible for:

  • Commitment to positive team culture and positive relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Support and motivate the team to develop their professional skills and abilities 
  • Oversee the daily operations and tasks of the team to contribute to the overall organisational goals
  • Be responsible for meeting key targets
  • Champion a positive, safe, inclusive environment, and encourage well-being in the workplace
  • Provide a holistic and practical approach, emphasising inclusion into mainstream environments
  • Maintain quality documentation, record-keeping, and reporting functions
  • Maintain and relay professional knowledge to the Psychology team
  • Conduct ongoing staff performance appraisals
  • Maintain a small client caseload 
  • Work alongside and collaborate with senior leaders in other disciplines to achieve overall organisational goals 
  • Provide individual and group supervision support for team members 
  • Oversee the workload planning and allocation of work to the Psychology team
  • Cultivate professional development within the Psychology team
  • Spearhead the intake and allocation process where significant complexity is identified

About you

To be successful in this position you will:

  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification in psychology (bachelor or higher) and registration with AHPRA
  • Display strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience working collaboratively with other allied health professionals 
  • Show strong organisational skills, being reliable, honest, and an overall cooperative team player
  • Display a genuine passion for leading a team through active participation and engagement
  • Provide knowledge of your experience in family-centred or client-centredclient centred approaches to intervention 
  • Have experience leading a professional team
  • Demonstrate paediatric caseload experience including the ability to conduct assessments for clients

Please note that this position will require you to have a working with children check, NDIS worker screening check, first aid certificate & CPR, and driver’s license. If you do not currently have these that’s ok, but you’ll need to have them before you start.

Ready to apply?

Just click apply and follow the instructions to submit your application. Please include your resume and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact our People & Culture Team on 02 4934 3773 or at peopleandculture@earlylinks.org.au

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