Career Opportunity: Psychologist

Are you a warm, caring, and experienced psychologist with 3+ years working with children? 

You’re the kind of person that children and families trust.

You are a caring and confident psychologist who is committed to supporting others and who wants to make a positive difference in others’ lives.

You have great people skills, are a fantastic communicator and enjoy working as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team.

If you crave deeper connections, meaningful collaboration, and a supportive environment, Kids First Children’s Services in Sydney’s sunny Northern Beaches could be your perfect match!

We’re a vibrant, award-winning team driven by our Core Values: Care, Kindness, Compassion, and Making a Contribution. Since 2007, we’ve helped over 28,000 children with a holistic approach, bringing together the expertise of psychologists, occupational therapists, speech pathologist and teachers under one roof.

Inspired by more than just therapy?

This is more than a clinical role. At Kids First, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a supportive environment where everyone thrives. You’ll share your knowledge with a multi-disciplinary team of colleagues that has a well-established reputation for clinical excellence. Your own professional learning will be enhanced by the perspectives, skills, and support given by your multi-disciplinary colleagues too!

Are you a perfect fit to our team?

  • You’re a confident communicator who loves building connections with kids and their families.

  • You thrive in a team setting, and embrace collaboration with passionate colleagues across various disciplines 

  • You’re an experienced clinician (3+ years) with a strong background in paediatric care. A keen interest or experience in school-based settings is a plus.

  • You possess leadership qualities and aim to uplift and inspire others within the practice.

  • You have a strong grasp of assessments that help families to cater to their children’s learning and development strengths, challenges and needs.

  • You’re driven by a desire to contribute positively to the local community, aligning with our strong reputation.

  • You’re looking for a fulfilling career with a healthy work-life balance where you can make a lasting contribution.

Here’s what sets Kids First apart

  • Escape the Urgency: Trade the constant “put out fires” feeling for a collaborative environment where you have the time to build lasting relationships with children and families.

  • Ditch the Isolation: Join a supportive team that share your values and is warm, friendly, and fun to be around.

  • Financial Stability: Leave the pressure of being a contractor behind and enjoy the security of regular income, paid leave, and supported PD.

  • Person First, Practitioner Second: Work in an environment that genuinely prioritizes your welfare and a career pathway that helps you to achieve your personal goals. 

In addition to the above, you’ll enjoy:

  • Flexible hours: 4 days minimum with the chance to grow (if you wish)

  • Competitive salary package: Including an above-award pay scale, generous PD allowance & an innovative Remuneration & Rewards program

  • Varied caseload: Work with a mix of children (aged 3-17) and their families, using your expertise to tackle a range of challenges.

  • Professional development opportunities: Share your knowledge and, in return, benefit from the skills and expertise of generous colleagues.

  • Supportive team culture: Enjoy regular social events, professional development, and a warm atmosphere that values growth and excellence.

Not just ‘Any Psychologist’

At Kids First, our Core Values are Care, Kindness, Compassion and Making a Contribution.

We are not looking for simply ‘any psychologist’. We’re looking for a genuine team player, excellent clinical practitioner and outstanding communicator who shares our commitment, mission and values.

If you seek a role where you can contribute to a culture that values whole-hearted connections with children, families and colleagues, this could be the perfect job for you.

Sound like a fit? We’d love to hear from you!

If you want to work with a vibrant, values-based team and have the skills to make a positive difference to our practice, we would love to hear from you.

To be considered for this role, please include a brief cover letter with your CV outlining how you meet the above criteria and the contact details of two recent professional referees.

Email sonja [at] kids-first.com.au, use the form below to submit your application or call Kids First Children’s Services on (02) 9938 5419 for more information.

logo

"*" indicates required fields

Apply Below

We’re always enthusiastic to hear from those are keen to join our
team. Reach out now, fill in the form below and tell us about yourself.

Name*
Accepted file types: docx, pdf, doc, Max. file size: 20 MB.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

We’re here to support you and your child - no matter what.

Chat to us today

School Ready: get the guide for school readiness you've been looking for

X