Are you someone who is interested in working with youth and empowering them through cultural, economic, social and family life to ensure they get to enjoy the best of health and wellbeing?
Rural workforce Agency is partnering with Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC) to find a Paediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist to join their multi-discipline team in Alice Springs. CAAC is an aboriginal community-controlled health service who is committed to the principles of self determination and seek to engage and empower the people of Central Australia.
The Paediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist role is responsible for conducting neuropsychological assessment providing intervention strategies for Aboriginal children and young people with a range of developmental and learning disorders.
The position is located within the Congress Child and Youth Assessment and Treatment team with the aim to reduce the impact of complex neurodevelopmental conditions in Central Australia including Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder, through early assessment, treatment and management.
The team consists of a Neuropsychological Registrar, Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologists and an Aboriginal Liaison officer. The team works in partnership with paediatricians and other medical specialists from Alice Springs Hospital and allied health professionals. The team is expected to expand to include further allied health and medical services. Linking in with an external provider and research institute, the team is also supported by training and resources specific to FASD diagnostics.
THE LOCATION: Alice Springs
Alice Springs is the third largest town in the Northern Territory and is situated roughly in Australia’s geographic centre. The town extends across the usually dry Todd River and is on the northern side of the MacDonnell ranges. The community has access to a full range of shops including a reasonable sized shopping centre, multiple supermarkets and a range of specialty food and retail shops. Additional facilities including a hospital, health centres, police, fire and emergency services, childcare services, schools, university, library and banks.
Alice Springs provides opportunity to explore historic sites, see the work of local artists in Aboriginal art galleries. Join a cultural event or activity or try one of the many adventure activities on offer in the desert landscape.
To be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the below :-
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
The successful candidate must be willing to obtain a satisfactory police clearance and working with children’s check (OCHRE) prior to commencement in this role.
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