Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to provide a comprehensive psychological service to schools in the Hume North network by providing high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence student wellbeing policy within a school network. The successful applicant will initiate, develop and implement student wellbeing programs within a school network, as well as provide leadership within the Student Support Services team. This will include assisting in the coordination of service delivery within a multidisciplinary team and contributing to professional supervision and direction to other members of the team. The successful applicant will be able to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH4
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/NWVR/20009847
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH4 Psychologist PD.docx (Word, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sharon Sadler and Simon Weller
sadler.sharon.j@edumail.vic.gov.au, weller.simon.s@edumail.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Student Support Services (SSS) assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and network levels.

SSS comprise a broad range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, and social workers. SSS staff work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within networks of schools, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

SSS staff do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing - particularly our most vulnerable students - and SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or. adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or. contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 midnight Tuesay 27 August 2019


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