• Work Type: Permanent
  • Location: Burnie
  • Job ID #1720:

The position

This position is full time (or minimum 0.5FTE part-time) and is based in Burnie at their Autism Specific Early Learning Care Centre.  This position will provide assessment and therapeutic services to children and young persons who access this service, other fee-for-service programs and diagnostic assessment as part of a state-wide early assessment service.

You will need:

  • Proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary team;
  • Competent in specialist paediatric clinical skills including provision of therapeutic intervention, assessments, psychometric testing, interpretation and intervention planning; and
  • An interest/experience in developmental assessment, differential diagnosis of autism, developmental delays and other related conditions, and provision of therapy to people with autism and other disabilities, and their families.  


Be an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with APHRA or a fully registered Psychologist with evidence of practice specialisation in child psychology, including working with children with additional needs and their families.  Relevant post-graduate qualifications are desirable.

Must be prepared to obtain a Working with Vulnerable People (Employment) check and undertake all other required employment checks. 

The organisation

St Giles is a state-wide organisation operating allied health services across Tasmania.  St Giles aims to make a real difference in the lives of the people they support, and they are passionate about supporting children and adults who have a disability.

What’s on offer?

St Giles offers excellent facilities and resources, salary packaging and professional support and development.

The position is Full Time (or Part Time – minimum 0.5FTE). Remuneration, terms and conditions are provided for under the St Giles Allied Health Enterprise 2014.

Visit their website:  www.stgiles.org.au

For enquires, or a full position description, please contact Kathryn Fordyce on (03) 6430 5779  or email: KathrynFordyce@stgiles.org.au.

Applications should be forwarded to;
Human Resources
St Giles Society
PO Box 416 Launceston
TAS 7250
email to: simontonks@stgiles.org.au