Psychologists assess and develop strategies to address the emotional and mental health needs of children, young people and their families, within an educational context. They work as part of multidisciplinary teams in schools and networks to support students and teachers. Provide comprehensive psychological services to schools, which affect developmental and learning outcomes and student wellbeing. This can encompass a broad range of areas including: learning issues, cognitive issues, behavioural issues, disabilities, mental health, school and work transitions, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, anger management, relationships, conflict, sexuality, and drug/alcohol involvement.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH2
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SEVR/1311357
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $57,206 - $78,418
Job Duration: Until: 22/12/2018
Attachments: Psychologist AH2 PD.docx (Word, 324KB)
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Contact: Monika Fritz

Position Details

Psychologist - Central Peninsula

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to provide a comprehensive psychological service to schools in the Central Peninsula Network by providing 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, as well as contribute to the leadership within the Student Support Services team. This will include managing service delivery across the network and contributing to professional supervision and support to other members of the team.

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.

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 and

Applications close 19/12/2017

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