SSS Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated team player to provide psychology services to schools in the Bayside Peninsula Area, As a member of a vibrant, multidisciplinary Student Support Services (SSS) team, the psychologist, provides service to primary, secondary and specialist schools in the Bayside Peninsula Area. The successful applicant will collaborate with other SSS team members to provide consultation, assessment, support, and program advice capable of improving teaching, learning and wellbeing strategies for students requiring support. The role requires sound interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and an ability to work autonomously. The successful applicant may be required to work across the Bayside Peninsula Area (Northern Peninsula Team at the outset).
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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/28112
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: Until 10.04.2020
Attachments: AH3 psychologist updated PosDoc.docx (Word, 325KB)

Contact: Neville Cornelius
0428 966 346

Position Details

As a psychologist with Student support Services you will be required to work as part of a multidisciplinary Area based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to access their education.

You will provide a range of psychology supports to school-aged students to improve student wellbeing and learning. You will have highly developed communication, networking, and interpersonal skills that enable you to liaise effectively with a range of people in the education community and beyond.

The purpose of Student Support Services is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and network levels.

Student Support Services comprise a broad range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. Student Support Services staff work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within networks of schools, focusing on providing group-based and individual support, workforce capability building, and the provision of specialised services.

Student Support Services (SSS) do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing - particularly most vulnerable students - and SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

This position will initially be based in Frankston, but may be located across the Bayside Area

Supervision and peer support is available within the team.

For further information or. details please contact Neville Cornelius on 0428 966 346

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 23/07/2019

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