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AH3 Psychologist (AH3)

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mildura

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DET/NWVR/20009722

Reference: VG/DET/NWVR/20009722

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: North West Region | Mildura

An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic, self-motivated Psychologist to join the Department Student Support Services (SSS) workforce to provide comprehensive psychology service to schools and students in the Mallee.

Position Details

The SSS team assist school children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning and achieve their educational and developmental potential. We do this through the provision of a range of strategies and specialized 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 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, behavioral issues, disabilities, mental health, school and work transitions, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, anger management, relationships, conflict, sexuality and drug/alcohol involvement. 

What key qualities are we 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 to embed in their practices.

Communication: We are looking for someone with 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 are key qualities we are looking for.

Expert interventions and collaboration: You will have the ability to undertake advanced interventions that support students and schools, work collaboratively with other professionals on 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 qualification in psychology or equivalent;

Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).

Provisional Psychologists may apply for this position.

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 10 March 2021.

AH3 Psychologist (AH3)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

AH3

Contact:

Helen Martin | helen.martin4@education.vic.gov.au or 0407845859

AH3 Psychologist (AH3)