Work With Us

Why Work With Us

At Change Futures we offer a range of benefits to ensure you career with us is rewarding and as fulfilling as possible.

Continuing Professional Development

We offer a variety of CPD training depending on the programs and client groups you are working with during the internship and beyond. The following outlines the program streams and training modules you can expect to be enrolled in for each stream. You will be eligible for practice certificates after completion of all modules in each stream.

Older Persons Services

Training for working with older adults both in Residential Aged Care and in the community will focus on reminiscence therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, cognitive assessment, dementia and working with older adults.

Compulsory training which is to be completed before commencement consists of 5.5 hours. This is followed by core training which is completed within six months comprising 49.5 hours and the Advanced level of training comprises 59.5 hours of training.

The completed suite of training will entitle the practitioner to the Change Futures Older Person’s Practice Certificate.

Professional Services

The focus areas for training in the Professional Services stream are trauma, working in a service system, brief interventions, advanced risk assessment and prevention, and working with severe and complex clients.

Compulsory training which is to be completed before commencement consists of 12.5.5hours. This is followed by core training which is completed within six months comprising 41hours and the Advanced level of training comprises 20 hours of training.

The completed suite of training will entitle the practitioner to the Change Futures Professional Services Certificate.

Community Services

Training focus areas within the Community Services stream will be outreach work, working with children, and cultural awareness.

Compulsory training which is to be completed before commencement consists of … hours. This is followed by core training which is completed within six months comprising …hours and the Advanced level of training comprises … hours of training.

The completed suite of training will entitle the practitioner to the Change Futures Certificate in Community Services Work.

NDIS Services

NDIS Services Stream will encapsulate training with a focus on disability, ADHD and autism, and behaviour management.

Compulsory training which is to be completed before commencement consists of … hours. This is followed by core training which is completed within six months comprising …hours and the Advanced level of training comprises … hours of training.

The completed suite of training will entitle the practitioner to the Change Futures Certificate in NDIS Work.

Private Practice Services

Working in Private Practice for Change Futures we offer training that will enable you to work confidently. The focus areas for this stream include advanced counselling skills, working with couples, and working with carers.

Compulsory training which is to be completed before commencement consists of … hours. This is followed by core training which is completed within six months comprising …hours and the Advanced level of training comprises … hours of training.

The completed suite of training will entitle the practitioner to the Change Futures Certificate in Private Practice Work.

Career Planning and Development

For our provisional psychologists who have nearly completed their internship and for our early career psychologists, we offer a one-on-one career planning meeting to discuss your personal interests, where you see you career going, and how we can help you to achieve this.

Remuneration and Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package to our early career fully registered psychologists.

Our psychologists are able to chose between an employment (full-time or part-time) or subcontractor model.

Employee: 

  • We offer a competitive salary, including super.
  • As a registered charity, we offer attractive salary packaging where you can access up to $15,900 tax-free as part of your salary packaging options to increase your take home pay.
  • You have the flexibility to work across any of our practice locations, including by telehealth.
  • Access to sick leave and annual leave.
  • Free monthly small group supervision with an experienced clinical psychologist.
  • Manageable daily KPI of 5 clients per day, and a yearly bonus for exceeding annual KPI goal.
  • Our administration team handles the majority of bookings for you.
  • Overtime available when working outside of employed hours or after 6pm.
  • Flexible start and end times to suit your needs.
  • Able to do flexible hours to cover your KPI and weekly hours – e.g. able to work longer days to achieve a day off/ admin day.

Subcontractor:

  • We offer you 63% of the service fee, plus super.
  • You have the flexibility to work across any of our practice locations, including by telehealth.
  • Free monthly small group supervision with an experienced clinical psychologist.
  • Freedom to have as many or as few clients as you’d like.
  • Goal of having a maximum of 1 bulk-bill client per day.
  • Our administration team handles the majority of bookings for you.