Psychologists assess and develop strategies to address emotional and mental health needs of children, young people and their families, within an educational context. They work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support students and teachers. They provide comprehensive psychological services to schools, which affect developmental and learning outcomes, and 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.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SEVR1320898
Closing Date: 01-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: Until 21/12/18 - FTE 0.4
Attachments: Psychologist AH3 PD.docx (Word, 330KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sue Walker
0477 763 930

Position Details


Location: South East Region

A 0.4FTE, fixed term position (to 21/12/18) 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 of Student Support Service Officers (SSSO's) who work with schools, students and parents to facilitate improved health and wellbeing among students. The SSSO 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

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: 01 March 2018

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