Paediatric Psychologist

Job No: VNA21
Location: Kooyong, VIC

  • Permanent, part-time opportunity (3 days per week)
  • Based at our Kooyong location
  • Base Salary = $88,761 ($44.92 p.h.) + Superannuation + Salary Packaging up to $15.9k

About Us

Join an organisation committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others.

As a Vision Australia employee, you’re part of a team committed to supporting people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose and striving for their inclusion in all areas of society.

Our team of experts work together to tailor the right mix of services, strategies and products so their patients and clients can live life on their terms. From birth to senior years, Vision Australia is there to provide a lifetime of support.

About the Opportunity

As our Paediatric Psychologist, you will provide developmental assessments and counselling services and support to children, young people  and their families when emotional, social, behavioural, learning, vocational, parenting, and family issues relating to living with a vision impairment and/or loss of vision arise. In this role you will also:

  • Using evidence-based models, provide individual counselling services or targeted group programs to Vision Australia clients - children, young people and their families when emotional, social, behavioural, learning, vocational, parenting, and/or family issues relating to living with a vision impairment and/or loss of vision arise;
  • Using appropriate functional and standardised tools to assess developmental learning and behavioural difficulties of children and young people;
  • Identify, develop and review information and resources.

View the Position Description for this role

About You

As part of the Children and Young People Services team, you should have a tertiary qualification in Psychology as recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia, AHPRA and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) respectively. In addition, registration with AHPRA and the Psychology Board of Australia is encouraged. You will also have:

  • Previous experience in paediatric counselling;
  • Experience and a strong passion for working with children, young people and families;
  • Well developed knowledge of person centred, family centred and transdisciplinary approaches and skills in the provision of services and innovations that reflect evidence-based, best practice.

Benefits of Working at Vision Australia

  • Additional leave is available via our purchase leave and accrued day off schemes
  • Annual salary review to ensure your pay is in-line with the market rates
  • General service provider and discipline-specific professional development opportunities
  • A respectful and inclusive workplace where you will be supported


If you have any questions about the role please contact the hiring manager, Harzita Hashim.

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Please note that PDF documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons. If you require any support or considerations with the application process, please reach out to People and Culture or the above hiring manager.

For more information about working at Vision Australia, please visit our Careers page.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive culture, and value diversity and all abilities. We highly encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision and from those who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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