AH3 Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated Psychologist (AH3) to join Student Support Services (SSS) Goulburn (Shepparton office) on an ongoing basis. In this role you will provide comprehensive psychological services to schools and students across the Area, this may include assessment and support for highly vulnerable students, students with learning difficulties, behavioural challenges, mental health concerns, disabilities and school transitions. Psychologists play a vital role in response to critical incidents within the school communities and completion of assessments and reports under the Program for Students with Disabilities.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Shepparton - Goulburn
Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20006981D
Closing Date: 23-May-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 Psychologist PosDoc.docx (Word, 443KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Johanna Madden
johanna.madden@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Why Student Support Services?

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professions including psychologists, speech pathologists and social workers.

Working in SSS is deeply meaningful, highly rewarding, challenging, and dynamic and gives you the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the life of children and young people, their families, schools, and communities. You'll work with a diverse group of people who share a common goal, and you will be well supported to use your professional skills and knowledge to provide specialised support at the individual, group, school, and area level.

As part of an Area based multi-disciplinary health, wellbeing, and inclusion team, you will work to help build the capability of schools to support student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

What key qualities we are looking for?

Expert advice: You will be required to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies and student wellbeing programs for school leadership teams.

Communication: We are looking for highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond is a regular activity.

Flexibility: The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required.

Collaborative approach: You will have the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in respect to complex cases, including supporting teachers in the development of educational programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs.

Required: A graduate or post-graduate degree in Psychology. Full registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA). Possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check.

What can we offer you?

You will have access to a broad range of benefits including:

  • flexible working arrangements;
  • professional supervision;
  • professional development and learning opportunities;
  • a competitive salary with salary progression;
  • a range of salary packaging options; and
  • generous leave entitlements, including purchasing additional leave.

Are you considering a tree change to the Goulburn area? Greater Shepparton is a vibrant, culturally diverse regional city located approximately two hours north of Melbourne in the heart of the Goulburn Valley, the food bowl of Australia. Offering an enviable lifestyle, university options, premier housing estates, and all the must have facilities (sporting, recreational, cultural and dining), coupled with a vibrant, diverse culture makes living and working here both desirable and unique. To view more about Greater Shepparton and the Goulburn area - please click here https://regionalliving.vic.gov.au/explore-regional-victoria/goulburn#overview

For more information see the Departments website - DET Allied Health Careers http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/careers/Pages/alliedhealth.aspx

Applications close 23 May 2022


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