SSS Provisional Psychologist

The Department of Education and Training has an exciting opportunity for a Provisional Psychologist to join the Student Support Services team in the Ovens Murray Area, based in any of our 3 offices in Benalla/Wangaratta/Wodonga.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH2
Work Location: North East Region ALL
Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20008295B
Closing Date: 18-May-2022
Salary Range: $63,646 - $87,245
Job Duration: 24months
Attachments: AH2 Provisional Psychologist Position Description -ALL Areas March 2019 .docx (Word, 442KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Samantha Heriz
Samantha.Heriz@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

 What can the Department of Education and Training offer?

  • Flexible work options promoting work/life balance
  • Fully funded Primary and Secondary supervision
  • Generous professional learning budget
  • Support to meet requirements of the Provisional Psychology Internship
  • Mentoring and peer supervision supported by an embedded supervision framework
  • Work with a diverse range of children and young people
  • Supportive team culture
  • Access to fleet vehicles

What is the role?

The successful applicant will be a valuable member of a multidisciplinary team responsible for providing a flexible service across 4 priorities areas of critical incidents, acute issues/complex cases, prevention/capability building and short to medium term intervention.

This work will involve a range of psychometric assessments, informal assessments and interventions as well as providing significant collaborative networking opportunities with local service providers.

This is a full time (negotiable), ongoing position based in any of our 3 offices in Benalla/Wangaratta/Wodonga.

Applications can only be considered if the Key Selection Criteria are addressed, as outlined in the attached Position Description.

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 through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and Area levels.

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. SSS staff work as part of a multi-disciplinary health and wellbeing team within Areas, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

SSS do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing – particularly our most vulnerable students – and 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. 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 18 May 2022


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