Paediatric Psychology Support, Training and Supervision Services
Careers at 3P – Join the Team!
We are aiming to support children and adolescents, families and schools offering high quality services in a very homely environment. Both cottages offer a space designed to be in tune with nature – beach and woodland – as per the landscape of the Mornington Peninsula. We also offer outreach services in schools and have partner schools where we deliver services. We have a flow of referrals from a range of referrers which offer opportunities for a varied caseload. Referrers include a range of paediatricians, GP clinics, NDIS coordinators, schools, agencies and organisations such as Anglicare, Oz Child, DFFH.
What is unique at 3P?
What is on offer at 3P?
The clinic and team environment are embedded in 3P values. A personalised approach and planning, learning together, home to home support, supporting young people to develop skills for all sorts of life adventures and help them build their inner backpack. 3P offers:
A homely and warm environment offering a person-centred and family friendly approach, and playrooms.
Cottages full of live, nature art work, and plants.
A highly diverse team from many parts of the world and from different psychology backgrounds.
A psych and counselling team dedicated to offering play-based support to children.
A specifically designed paediatric clinic – up to 25 years – where education and life aspirations is concerned, offering a range of opportunities for a varied caseload.
A range of referrals for psychoeducational assessments and ongoing support – skills development and mental health support.
Connections with schools promoting systemic work and training in schools.
Environment where learning is embedded in what we do.
An environment where creativity is welcome.
Diversity of caseload and environments where practice takes place – schools, clinics.
A range of assessment materials to consult and use.
An extensive library of books and resources specifically related to educational, family and child psychology.
Administrative support dedicated to support practitioners.
Quarterly team days and regular peer support meetings.
An ethos of learning and training embedded in professional practice.
Access to the online learning platform and opportunities to develop online courses.
Access to virtual therapy counselling resources and many other resources created by the Director – including The Therapist Backpack.
Opportunities to create, develop and grow.
Nurturing environment where all can contribute and bring ideas and solutions.
Psychologists and provisional psychologists are welcome to send their CV with a cover letter. We are looking for little gems who are dedicated, committed and creative about their work.
More specifically, we are looking for psychologists interested in psychoeducational assessments, particularly autism and ADHD. At 3P, we complete neuroaffirming assessments.
We are also interested in psychologists interested in early intervention and working with primary aged children in a play-based approach. We have a playroom dedicated to this in both of our cottages.
Registration with Ahpra – or close to submitting paperwork.
Interested in play-based approaches.
Wanting to work with children and adolescents.
Seeking progression and long term prospects at 3P and additional responsibilities with training and learning, and project development such as groups and many other projects.
Wanting a variety of work across the week – outreach and in clinics on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.
Roles and responsibilities
The position of receptionist/administration assistant acts as the voice of 3P and is responsible for communicating with parents and carers of new and existing clients of 3P.
Greeting all clients and visitors entering the 3P cottage, advising the Psychologist they have arrived
Speaking to Parents/Carers about future appointments and potential assessments
Booking and changing client appointments in our clinic software system
Taking payment/sending receipts to NDIS Third Party Plan Providers.
Providing updates on client current assessment status.
Completing a thorough client intake process in order to set up a new client
Managing the administration email account and ensuring all emails get actioned in a timely manner, forwarding on emails from clients to relevant 3P Psychologist.
Clerical duties including making up client files, filing and shredding as required.
General office organisation – cleaning kitchen, opening and closing office, ensuring office supplies are in stock
We are looking for a committed amazing staff to join our admin team.
3 days/week: Mondays in Rye, Fridays in Mount Eliza and another day TBC.
Experience in supporting a clinic environment and/or administrative responsibilities
Specific interest in wellbeing, mental health, support to children and commitment in embracing inclusive values
Being a team player, reflective and innovative, reliability is a must.
Being a problem-solver, with resilience and positive communication skills
Experience in Xero, Power Diary and clinic management or willingness to learn
Understanding of Medicare, NDIS, and systems in which paediatric psychologists operate
Ability to work in Mt Eliza and/or Rye and on site
$27-32 per hour including superannuation and depending on experience
Principal Psychologist Role
Due to demand, we are looking for an experienced psychologist to work at 3P who would hold the title of Principal Psychologist. This role is specifically tailored to support the team with supervision as well as holding a more complex caseload.
This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference by using a mix of leadership skills to support the team as well as offering high quality support to clients who are experiencing complex challenges. In return, the psychologist will receive an advantageous pay package with varied opportunities to grow.
We are looking for someone who can work at 3P full-time, minimum of 4 days a week – at least 3 days a week in clinics and 1 day a week writing reports from home.
Extensive experience working with children and adolescents in clinic, home and schools.
Experience working with a neurodivergent population (autism, ADHD, etc.) and young people experiencing socio-emotional and mental health difficulties.
Ability to work within a trauma informed ways and experience working with children who experienced trauma and are in situation of foster care placement, child protection involvement.
Experience in doing a range of psychoeducational assessments with high level skills using the following tools (WISC, WAIS, WPPSI, Migdas, ADOS). Ability to communicate in a written form to multiple audiences including via reports, letters.
Experience in communicating with a range of referrers and stakeholders such schools, professionals, therapists and court if needed.
Experience of working in different systems such as schools and multi-disciplinary professionals, NDIS and Medicare frameworks.
Being able to work independently as well as being motivated to be part of a learning and training culture focused on educational and child psychology.
Ability to be a trainer/supervisor to the team and offer training in the following fields: Video Interactive Guidance (VIG), attachment, autism and assessments.
Role and Responsibilities
Maintain registration and ethical and professional standards as per the Australian Psychologists ethical code of conduct and AHPRA standards, such as privacy, electronic storage of files, confidentiality, professional boundaries and professional requirements such as Continuous Professional Development. This includes maintaining board approved supervisor and endorsement status.
Offer supervision to the team and work closely with the Director to implement high standard professional practice. This includes reviewing reports.
Supporting the team, resource development and designing online courses.
Being able to provide a high standard supervision and services to clients.
Close collaboration with the Director in offering support to the team.
Support the management team in implementing projects.
Deliver PD to the team and schools when needed.
Be a positive and committed leader.
Ability to contribute to blogs and online courses, and being motivated to engage in being present online in an informative manner.
Ability to hold a complex caseload (such as children having a number of needs, attachment trauma needs, needs related to multiple and interacting factors impacting a disability/neurodevelopmental disorders/medical conditions/mental health challenges.
Ability to complete psychoeducational assessments that are more complex due to the interfaced contributing factors, needs and more complex referral questions.
Support the practice in implementing professional practice quality processes.
Being motivated and passionate about implementing innovative professional practice projects.
Being a team player and having the vitality to support others.
Use a scientific-practitioner framework in assessments and interventions.