Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic self-motivated Psychologist to join the Department of Education and Training's Student Support Services (SSS) workforce in the Whittlesea Network, North Eastern Melbourne Area. In this role you will provide high-level professional advice to schools that strongly influences student learning outcomes and wellbeing policies within a school community, and the wider Area. SSS staff do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing and are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage. For more information see the Departments website DET Allied Health Careers.
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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: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20007356A
Closing Date: 05-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 Psychologist - PosDoc.docx (Word, 443KB)
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Contact: Pooja Shah
pooja.shah@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The purpose of Student Support Services (SSS) is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential. We do this through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at the individual, group, school, and team level within a Department Area. SSS staff work collaboratively with schools, students, and parents to facilitate improved emotional health and wellbeing for students.

As a SSS Psychologist, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to engage in their education. The multidisciplinary Area-based teams consist of a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers.

SSS Psychologists provide comprehensive services to schools and school aged students, to enhance 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.

This position is ongoing (1.0 time fraction).

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. 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: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 5 JULY 2022


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