Psychologist - AH4
|Department:||Department of Education and Training|
|Work Type:||Ongoing - full time|
|Job Function:||Health and Allied Health|
|Work Location:||North West - Mildura|
|Salary Range:||$90,890 - $109,969|
|Attachments:||Job 20006508 - Psychologist AH4 PDfeb.docx (Word, 326KB)|
(03) 5051 1333 / 0407845859
The successful applicant will have a passion for working with schools and young people to maximise student well-being and engagement. In addition they will have a demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders (parents / carers, teachers, agencies, school aged young people) to ensure that we wrap support around the student. You will provide comprehensive psychological services to schools, which affect developmental and learning outcomes and student wellbeing. This can encompass a broad range of areas including: learning issues, cognitive issues, behavioural issues, disabilities, mental health, school and work transitions, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, anger management, relationships, conflict, sexuality, and drug/alcohol involvement.
This role will involve administering psychology assessments and assisting schools with the process of applying for additional funding under the Program for Students with Disabilities, and offering appropriate advice regarding additional well-being issues.
If you enjoy working as part of multi-disciplinary team to support young people, then this role may be for you. Your capacity to build strong relationships and networks with agencies and other stakeholders will be critical, so you can deliver high quality, timely service outcomes.
This position will have a strong focus on supporting schools to manage and cater for students with challenging behaviours. The support provided to schools may include assisting schools to develop and implement behaviour management plans, building capacity of school staff and assisting schools to complete applications for funding under the category of Severe Behaviour Disorder.
For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.
Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training’s operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.
Applications close 02/04/2017