Senior Psychologist

We are currently seeking one full-time and one part-time Senior Psychologist/Behaviour Support Practitioner and Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner to join our Behaviour and Allied Health Services team, casual will also be considered.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication, assessment/intervention and organisation skills. Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a range of people and their
families/stakeholders, with complex needs, to achieve meaningful outcomes is essential.

What we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience and sound knowledge working with people with complex needs, including
    challenging behaviour, mental ill health and trauma
  • Experience in the assessment, design and delivery of positive behaviour support
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in computer and software applications including Microsoft Word,
    Outlook and Excel
  • Experience working with people who have intellectual or developmental disability
  • Extensive experience in managing caseloads with tight deadlines. Ability to prioritise caseloads in a flexible manner according to client need
  • High level of communication, consultation skills, time management, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with a range of agencies to negotiate and achieve positive client outcomes
  • Current Driver’s Licence

Essential Criteria:

  • Highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment and ability to work with a range of people, their families/stakeholders, with complex needs, to achieve meaningful outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within a team as well as autonomously
  • Computer literate with capability in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Full registration with AHPRA (for psychology applicants)
  • Current driver’s license
  • Taking ownership of client work and associated responsibilities

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience in the Disability sector
  • Experience working within the NDIS
  • Experience in the assessment, design and delivery of positive behaviour supports
  • NDIS Practitioner Identification Number (if previously obtained)
  • A thorough understanding of current disability issues, NDIS and the National Standards for Disability
  • Experience in a wide variety of Psychological/Behaviour assessments

Additional Criteria Senior Psychologist role only:

  • Full registration with AHPRA and eligible to provide psychological Medicare services
  • Eligible to supervise provisional psychologists
  • Experience in individual/group therapy and psychometric testing
  • Current registered supervisor of Provisional Psychologists with AHPRA

Additional Criteria Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner role only:

  • NDIS Behaviour Support Practitioner level proficient or above
  • At least three years experience as a Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Experience in a variety of assessments


  • Flexibility in work hours, days and a balance of working from the office and working from home is
    possible. Minimum 3 days per week up to 5 days a week positions available. Part-time or casual positions available if preferred.
  • As a Senior member of our Behaviour and Allied Health team, you will develop your skills and knowledge across a variety of presentations from children to adults. You will work with your participants to really know them and understand their support networks and goals. You will also provide positive guidance and training to our less experienced clinicians.
  • As well as our training and induction program you will be a valued member of our Senior Clinician
    team. You will be provided with opportunities to observe, discuss and learn from the whole Senior
    team. Learning opportunities will be consistent and ongoing throughout your career at Interaction.
  • Our administration team will handle all of the client onboarding and invoicing leaving you with more time to focus on your clients’ wellbeing and support.
  • As well as above award remuneration you will also be reimbursement for mileage/personal vehicle use.

If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!

To apply please send your resume and cover letter addressing the criteria to Kim Konowec
at quoting the reference number #SPSY01. For more information on the role, please contract Kim Konowec on 1300 668 123.

Interaction is a Child Safe Organisation. All successful candidates will be required to undergo probity checks including NDIS Worker Screening Check and Working with Children Check and will be required to maintain these clearances throughout employment with Interaction.

Interaction Disability Services is an EEO employer and encourages people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. We value an inclusive and diverse workplace.  People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call 1300 668
123 or email and advise us of your preferred method of communication.

Applications close COB 1st May 2023

Skip to content