SSS AH3 Psychologist

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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: North East Region ALL
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20007102
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: 12/07/2024
Attachments: AH3 psychologist updated PosDoc.docx (Word, 443KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Samantha Heriz
0428 138 910

Position Details

The Department of Education and Training has an exciting opportunity for a Psychologist to join the Student Support Services team in the Ovens Murray Area, based in any of our 3 base offices in Benalla/Wangaratta/Wodonga.

What can the Department of Education and Training offer?
* Flexible work options promoting work/life balance
* Generous professional learning budget
* Mentoring and peer supervision supported by an embedded supervision framework
* Work with a diverse range of children and young people
* Supportive team culture
* Access to fleet vehicles

What is the role?
The successful applicant will be a valuable member of a multidisciplinary team responsible for providing a flexible service across 4 priorities areas of critical incidents, acute issues/complex cases, prevention/capability building and short to medium term intervention.
This work will involve a range of psychometric assessments, informal assessments and interventions as well as providing significant collaborative networking opportunities with local service providers.

This is a full time (negotiable), fixed term position until 12/07/2024, based in any of our 3 base offices in Benalla/Wangaratta/Wodonga.

Applications can only be considered if the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the attached Position Description are addressed.

The purpose of Student Support Services (SSS) is to 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 Area levels.

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. SSS staff work as part of a multi-disciplinary health and wellbeing team within Areas, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

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

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 8 February 2023

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