Health and Wellbeing Support Officer

The Health & Wellbeing Officer position is a dynamic role requiring sound knowledge in the area of student wellbeing. As the successful applicant, you would bring knowledge of evidenced based frameworks and practices that support schools to more effectively engage students who may have become disengaged from their education. An ability to both foster and work with other government departments and community agencies to influence and negotiate support for vulnerable children and young people is essential.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Loddon Mallee Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR/1392001
Closing Date: 23-Apr-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 5234 - Health and Wellbeing Support Officer Jan 2019.docx (Word, 143KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rick Simms
0408303263

Position Details

The Health & Wellbeing Officer position is a dynamic role requiring sound knowledge in the area of student wellbeing. As the successful applicant, you would bring knowledge of evidenced based frameworks and practices that support schools to more effectively engage students who may have become disengaged from their education.

The Health & Wellbeing Officer also has a lead role in supporting the Areas attendance strategy.

To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated high levels of a team oriented approach, an understanding of the education and health & Human Services environment and sound policy analysis and interpretive skills. In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and preferably be tertiary qualified in a relevant discipline with a sound knowledge of child and adolescent development.

As the successful applicant, you would join a multi-disciplinary team of approximately thirty staff working across student attendance, guidance and capacity building of school staff in the area of student wellbeing and undertake a leading role in an Area Consult model for Learning Places Connect.

The work is fast paced, requiring sound decision making, often in the face of competing demands and time constraints. The position can be located in either the Bendigo, Swan Hill or Mildura DET office.

The successful applicant may work from either the Bendigo, Swan Hill or Mildura DET Office.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description. Key selection criteria must be addressed.

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 23 April 2019


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