SSS Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated team-player to provide psychology services to schools in the Bayside Peninsula Area. As a member of a vibrant, multi-disciplinary Student Support Services (SSS) team, the Psychologist provides service in the Bayside Area to primary and secondary schools. The successful applicant will collaborate with other SSS team members and health and wellbeing staff to provide consultation, assessment, support and program advice capable of improving teaching, learning and wellbeing strategies for students requiring support. The role requires sound interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work autonomously.
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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: Frankston - Bayside Peninsula
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20007241
Closing Date: 14-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 psychologist updated PosDoc (4).docx (Word, 442KB)
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Contact: Monika Fritz
monika.fritz@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

As a psychologist with Student Support Services you will be required to work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to access their education.

You will provide a range of psychological assessments and supports to school-aged students to improve student learning. You will have highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills that enable you to liaise effectively with a range of people in the education community and beyond.

The purpose of Student Support Services 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 network levels.

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

Student Support Services (SSS) 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.

This position will be based in the Bayside Peninsula Area. It is a full-time ongoing role.

Supervision and peer support is available within the team.

For further information please contact: Monika Fritz on 0428 885 462.

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

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: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close: 14 February 2023


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