|Department:||Department of Education and Training|
|Work Type:||Fixed term - full time|
|Job Function:||Health and Allied Health|
|Work Location:||Melbourne - Western Metro|
|Salary Range:||$56,361 - $77,259|
|Job Duration:||Up to 21/12/2017|
|Attachments:||Psychologist AH2 PD.docx (Word, 333KB)|
0400 754 785
As a psychologist with Student Support Services, you will be required to work as part of a multi-disciplinary 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 psychological supports and have highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to liaise 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 works and visiting teachers. Student Support Services Officers work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within networks of schools, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.
Student Support Services (SSS) do vital work in supporting students’ health and wellbeing – particularly our most vulnerable students – and SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.
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 4 May 2017