Psychologist

SSS 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 teams 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.
Job Details
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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: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SEVR/1311365
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Psychologist AH3 PD.docx (Word, 323KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sandra Goldman
9091 2200

Position Details

Psychologist- Kingston Location

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to provide a comprehensive psychological service to schools in the Bayside Peninsula Area by providing 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 schools, as well as provide leadership within the Student Support Services team.

The successful applicant will be able to provide specialist advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies, prepare policy advice for consideration by school network leadership team, as well as possess sound written and verbal communication as well as analytical skills. The position requires the employee to intervene and provide direction in respect to more complex cases and/or issues within a school network.

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 19/12/2017


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