SSS Team Leader

An exciting opportunity exists for energetic Allied Health professionals to join the Departments Student Support Services (SSS) as Team Leaders. Team leaders will be highly self-motivated, leading a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support schools in providing student wellbeing services and improving student learning outcomes. You will be innovative and highly flexible, with the ability to work within your team, and manage and lead your team in delivering evidence-based initiatives in schools. You will contribute to the wider Area approach to identifying barriers to student learning and wellbeing. For more information see the Departments website DET Allied Health Careers
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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: VIC - Multiple Locations
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/1357789
Closing Date: 19-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
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Position Details

The purpose of the SSS team is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning, and achieve their educational and developmental potential. We do this through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and teams within the Department Area.  SSS staff work collaboratively with schools, students and parents to facilitate improved emotional health and wellbeing for students.SSS staff are well placed to:

  • build the capability of teachers to deal with issues commonly exhibited by vulnerable students
  • provide effective guidance, advice and support to principals to manage and deliver wellbeing strategies
  • balance the delivery of assessments, interventions and building capability to manage complex cases

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team working in partnership with individuals, groups and communities to help students reach their full potential. The multidisciplinary Area-based teams consist of a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers.

Key qualities are we looking for?

Expert advice: You will be required to provide collaborative advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies and student wellbeing programs for school leadership teams to embed in their practices.

Leadership: You will be required to provide leadership to the SSS team, by managing service delivery within a multidisciplinary Area-based team and contributing to professional supervision and direction to other members of the team.

Communication: We are looking for highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond is a regular activity.

Flexibility: The ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required

Collaborative approach: The ability to provide work collaboratively with other Allied Health professionals within a multidisciplinary team, and work with schools, to identify, develop and coordinate strategies aimed at quality universal services for all students and support schools in addressing wellbeing issues early.

Required:A graduate or post-graduate qualification in an Allied health field and eligibility for registration with the associated professional organisation

For more details see the position description.

Job Locations: Positions will be based in various locations. Travel is a requirement as part of service delivery. SSS staff have access to departmental fleet vehicles.

The tenure of all positions is ongoing. You are able to apply for multiple positions in the one application by completing the preference sheet. All applications must include a preference sheet to be considered for selection

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 19/10/2018


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