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Job posted: 02/07/2024
Applications close: 17/07/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

Job type: Part time / 15/04/2025

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DE/SRS/20007431B

Reference: VG/DE/SRS/20007431B

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: North West Region | Mount Alexander

The Department of Education is looking for a skilled and passionate Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Behaviour Analyst to contribute to the important work of our Student Support Services (SSS) teams in supporting schools to address the barriers that impact on student(s) access, preparation, and progress to achieving their educational goals and development potential.

The Department of Education is looking for a skilled and passionate Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Behaviour Analyst to contribute to the important work of our Student Support Services (SSS) teams in supporting schools to address the barriers that impact on student(s) access, preparation, and progress to achieving their educational goals and development potential.

If you are passionate about child and adolescent development, trauma informed practices, complex presentations and consulting with educational staff around behavioural and environmental adjustments to support learning engagement, and like working in a collaborative multidisciplinary team – then a role in the Student Support Services is the job for you.

This role involves collaboration with other SSS team members to provide assessment, consultation, support, and program advice to improve teaching, learning and wellbeing strategies for students requiring support. Other key components of the role include highly developed communication skills including report-writing, networking, and interpersonal skills that enable effective liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond, and the ability to work autonomously.

Why Student Support Services?

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professions including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and occupational therapists.

Working in SSS is deeply meaningful, highly rewarding, challenging, and dynamic and gives you the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the life of children and young people, their families, schools, and communities. You'll work with a diverse group of people who share a common goal, and you will be well supported to use your professional skills and knowledge to provide specialised support at the individual, group, school, and area level.

As part of an Area based multi-disciplinary health, wellbeing, and inclusion team, you will work to help build the capability of schools to support student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing. 

What can we offer you?

The work we do matters greatly, and there are few comparable opportunities to shape the life of children and young people for the better.

You will have access to a broad range of benefits including:

  • flexible working arrangements;
  • professional development and learning opportunities;
  • mentoring and peer supervision supported by an embedded supervision framework
  • a competitive salary with salary progression;
  • a range of salary packaging options; and
  • generous leave entitlements, including purchasing additional leave.
  • work with a diverse range of children and young people
  • supportive team culture
  • access to fleet vehicles

We know that the success of our State depends on the success of our people. If you are driven by a desire to contribute to the big picture, and the future success of our children and our State, then a career working in our SSS allied health workforce is for you.

Essential: 

Psychologist: A graduate or post-graduate degree in Psychology and Full registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).

Behaviour Analyst: A Masters qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis as part of a verified course sequence as specified by the Association for Behaviour Analysis Australia (ABAA).

Occupational Therapist: A graduate or post-graduate qualification in Occupational Therapy; registration as an occupational therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Social Worker: A graduate or post-graduate degree in social work or equivalent; eligibility for membership of the Australia Association of Social Workers

Candidates must possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check, and are requested to submit a cover letter and resume.

This position is a 0.6FTE fixed term contract until 15 April 2025.

Job Location: The base work location is Mount Alexander/Macedon Ranges. There is a requirement to travel to schools across the Loddon Campaspe Area as part of service delivery. SSS staff have access to departmental fleet vehicles for travel.

Further information:

For more details see the position description on careers.vic.gov.au or contact Deann Evans, SSS Team Leader on 0409 791 076 or Deann.Evans@education.vic.gov.au.  

For more information regarding the Department's Allied Health Workforce and working in Regions visit the links below:

DET Allied Health Careers

Regional Careers (education.vic.gov.au)

Additional information about the Department's regional model is available via this link- Regions (education.vic.gov.au).

Department of Education 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'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.

Application Close: 17 July 2024