Psychologist - AH3

An exciting opportunity exists for a person to be part of the Mallee Network, Student Support Services Team (SSS) as a Psychologist. The Mallee SSS team has two networks one based in Swan Hill and one based in Mildura . It is mandatory for this position that you a have graduate or post-graduate qualification in psychology; and Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA). Provisional Psychologists may apply for this position. This role will involve providing quality and timely psychology support services to school aged child to improve student learning in government school. The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support schools to ensure successful outcomes for students.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: North West - Mildura
Reference: VG/DET/NWV/20006674
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Job 20006674 - Psychologist AH3 PD.docx (Word, 322KB)


Contact: Helen Martin
(03) 5051 1333 / 0407845859

Position Details

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 undertaking 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.

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


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