SSS Psychologist

Psychologists assess and develop strategies to address emotional and mental health needs of children, young people and their families, within an educational context. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to support students and teachers, they provide comprehensive psychological services to schools, to support student health and 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: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SEVR/26633C
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: until 22 December 2019
Attachments: AH3 psychologist updated PosDoc.docx (Word, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sue Walker
0477 763 930

Position Details

A 0.6 FTE, fixed term position is available for a suitably experienced Psychologist.

This position will be based within the Student Support Services Team, in the Southern Melbourne Area, South Eastern Victoria Region.

The aim of this position is to provide Psychology services as part of an Allied Health professional team within Student Support Services (SSS), who work with schools, students and parents to facilitate improved health and wellbeing among students. The SSS teams work collaboratively with schools and an Area based multidisciplinary team to support individual student emotional health and wellbeing.

Supervision and peer support is available within the team.

For further information or details please contact: Sue Walker 0477 763 930

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or. adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or. contact the People Division via email:

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Applications close 27 August 2019

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