Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to provide a comprehensive psychological service to schools in the Hume Moreland Area, Moreland Network. The successful applicant will undertake complex case work and provide 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, and provide leadership within the Student Support Services team, as a senior psychologist. The successful applicant will be able to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies, prepare policy advice for consideration by the school network leadership team, as well as possess sound written and verbal communication and analytical skills.
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: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR/1301821
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Advert PD descriptor MO 2017 (4) (1).docx (Word, 325KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lara Cleeland
0409 421 534

Position Details

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 network levels.

SSS comprise a broad range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. 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 capacity building, and the provision of specialised 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.

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 22 October 2017


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