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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: AH4
Work Location: Gippsland - South Gippsland
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SEVR/28096
Closing Date: 05-May-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Psychologist AH4 Position Description Updated July 2016.docx (Word, 333KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Donna Riseley
(03) 5662 5838

Position Details


An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to manage the delivery and quality of psychological services to schools in the South Gippsland, Inner Gippsland Area by providing high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence student wellbeing policy within the school network. The successful applicant will initiate, develop and implement student wellbeing programs within the school network and will lead the Student Support Services team both professionally and operationally. This will include managing service delivery across the network and providing professional supervision and direction to other members of the team.

The successful applicant will be able to provide expert advice and lead the development of teaching and learning strategies, prepare policy advice for consideration by the school network leadership team, and will possess sound written and verbal communication and 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 and

Applications close : 5 May 2017

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