- Canberra & ACT > Fyshwick
- Job posted on: 11th May 2022
- Applications close:
We are looking for Provisional Psychologist / Behaviour Support Practitioners who are passionate about providing person-centred, evidence-based assessments and intervention for clients across the lifespan.
You will have the opportunity to develop, extend and deepen your clinical practice in a friendly, well supported Behaviour Support team and in an organisation that values your growth, passion and skills. Working with allied health practitioners, support workers and family members; you will assess and observe participants challenging behaviours and work towards increasing skills, improving emotion regulation and introducing replacement behaviours to reduce the use of restrictive practices. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) plans and assessments focus on increasing a person’s quality of life including improving their skills and enhancing their independence. You will develop a plan and implement with training and regular follow up and review.
Your clients will include people with various diagnoses and disability types, and you will work across various environments, including family homes, disability group homes, day programs, schools, community, and/or ORS offices.
ORS is one of the largest and fastest growing national allied health and workplace rehabilitation providers in Australia, and has a proven track record and reputation for providing high quality evidence-based and client centred services for almost 30 years! We love attracting talented, ambitious, and driven individuals who are looking for an opportunity to grow with and contribute to a growing business that cares about its people and their ideas. We live by strong company values and brand promises to ensure that we continue to be the best at what we do!
At ORS, our purpose is to “transform lives through allied health services that work” and our company values drive the behaviour that supports us achieving this:
With over 7000 clients, ORS provides a wide range of private and funded allied health services across Australia, in key industries including:
To help our staff continually develop their skills and remain on top of evidence based approaches, we run discipline specific professional development programs throughout Australia through webinars, face to face and one-on-one mentoring by our experienced and qualified Learning and Development Managers, who have PhDs and/or extensive discipline specific experience including as university level educators.
To support employees with their supervised practice pathways to general registration as a Psychologist, ORS funds $7,500 in annual supervision costs to complete an internship program. Currently, we employ over 120 Provisional Psychologists, and understand what it takes to support individuals effectively through to full registration. Supervision is either provided in-house by an experienced and registered supervisor, or employees may find their own external supervisor, and ORS pays up to $7,500 per year.
If you do not have an updated CV, you can contact Michelle Renel on 0474 690 328 or email Michelle.Renel@orsgroup.com.au using the subject line: Provisional Psychologist / Behaviour Support Practitioners - Fyshwick enquiry via EthicalJobs.
”The ORS Group is a multicultural, diverse, supportive and flexible employer, specifically encouraging applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, working parents, LGBQT+ and people with disabilities.”