Psychologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a Psychologist to work with Student Support Services in the Wimmera South West Area with the Portland/Hamilton team. The successful applicant will be required to provide a range of psychological support services to school aged students and support teachers in the development of educational programs, 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.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: AH3
Work Location: South West - Hamilton
Reference: VG/DET/SWVR27731
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 psychologist updated PosDoc (3).docx (Word, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Caroline Shepherd
0408 713 989

Position Details

As a psychologist with Student Support Services you will be required to work as part of a multidisciplinary 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 to school aged students to improve student learning. You will 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 workers 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.

A successful candidate who is a provisionally registered psychologist with AHPRA will be offered ongoing employment subject to obtaining full registration with AHPRA as a psychologist within two years from commencement.

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 26 September 2018


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