Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Psychologist to join the Department's Student Support Services (SSS) workforce to provide comprehensive psychological services to schools and high-level professional advice that strongly influence student learning outcomes and wellbeing policies in the Area.
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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: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20007587
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 28/7/23
Attachments: Att 3 - AH3 psychologist updated PosDoc (1).docx (Word, 443KB)
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Contact: LARA CLEELAND
lara.cleeland@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The successful applicant will assist in the coordination of service delivery within a multidisciplinary team, assist in the implementation of evidence-based and multidisciplinary interventions in collaboration with Area and Divisional teams, provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies, support with emergency management and critical incident response, and contribute to the mentoring and direction of other team members. This is a 1.0 FTE, AH3, fixed-term, Psychologist position in Hume Merri-bek Area.

The Department of Education and Training is looking for skilled and passionate Psychologists to contribute to the important work of our Student Support Services (SSS) teams in supporting schools to address the barriers that impact on student(s) access, preparation, and progress to achieving their educational goals and development potential.

If you are passionate about helping children and young people reach their full potential, and like working in a collaborative multidisciplinary team – then a role in the Student Support Services is the job for you.

Why Student Support Services?

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professions including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers.

Working in SSS is deeply meaningful, highly rewarding, challenging, and dynamic and gives you the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the life of children and young people, their families, schools, and communities. You'll work with a diverse group of people who share a common goal, and you will be well supported to use your professional skills and knowledge to provide specialised support at the individual, group, school, and area level.

As part of an Area based multi-disciplinary health, wellbeing, and inclusion team, you will work to help build the capability of schools to support student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

What can we offer you?

The work we do matters greatly, and there are few comparable opportunities to shape the life of children and young people for the better.

You will have access to a broad range of benefits including:

  • flexible working arrangements;
  • professional development and learning opportunities;
  • a competitive salary with salary progression;
  • a range of salary packaging options; and
  • generous leave entitlements, including purchasing additional leave.

We know that the success of our State depends on the success of our people. If you are driven by a desire to contribute to the big picture, and the future success of our children and our State, then a career working in our SSS allied health workforce is for you.

Required: A graduate or post-graduate degree in Psychology and Full registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA)and possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check.

Further information:

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 6 February


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