Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated Psychologist to join Student Support Services (SSS) working in the Department of Education (DET) Western Melbourne Area - based at Flemington Primary School.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DET/SWVR/20007522A
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2021
Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438
Job Duration: until 30 June 2022
Attachments: Psychologist AH3 PD (7).docx (Word, 323KB)


Contact: Lynn Neill
0418 277 059

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated Psychologist to join Student Support Services (SSS) working in the Department of Education (DET) Western Melbourne Area - based at Flemington Primary School.

The purpose of Student Support Services is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to access their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at an individual, group, school and network level.

The role will suit a psychologist with experience in working in a multidisciplinary team, within a context of complex circumstances, with school aged children and young people with additional needs and their educators and families. Senior practitioners in the team have a leadership role in supporting the work of all team members. This is an exciting opportunity to have an impact on the Department's vision to develop an integrated approach to learning and development for all Victorian children and their families from birth to adulthood.

Student Support Services Psychologists work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support students, families, teachers and schools. You will provide services to students and schools to improve developmental and learning outcomes and support student health and wellbeing. You will work collaboratively with other professionals in respect to complex cases, and support teachers in the development of programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs. Flexibility, the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required are key requirements for this position

If making a difference is a priority for your work, then working in our team will be of interest to you.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

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 28 January 2021.


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