provisional psychologist (AH2)

Job posted: 14/09/2023
Applications close: 28/09/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Seymour

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $65,409 - $89,661

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DE/SRS/20008244YR

Reference: VG/DE/SRS/20008244YR

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $65,409 - $89,661

Work location: North East Region | Seymour

The role of the Department of Education and Training is to support Victorians to build prosperous, socially engaged, happy and healthy lives. It does this by supporting lifelong learning and healthy development, strengthening families and helping to equip people with the skills and knowledge for a 21st century economy and society.

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated Provisional Psychologist (AH2) to join Student Support Services (SSS) Goulburn (Seymour office) on an ongoing basis. In this role you will support schools to address the barriers that impact on student(s) access, preparation and progress to achieving their educational goals and development. You will provide comprehensive psychological services to schools and students across the Area, this may include assessment and support for highly vulnerable students, students with learning difficulties, behavioural challenges, mental health concerns, disabilities and school transitions. Psychologists play a vital role in response to critical incidents within the school communities and completion of assessments and reports under the Program for Students with Disabilities.

Why Student Support Services?

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

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 key qualities we are 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.

Communication: We are looking for 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.

Collaborative approach: You will have the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in respect to 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 degree in Psychology. Full registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA). Possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check.

What can we offer you?

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

  • flexible working arrangements;
  • professional supervision;
  • professional development and learning opportunities;
  • a competitive salary with salary progression;
  • a range of salary packaging options; and
  • generous leave entitlements, including purchasing additional leave.

Seymour is a beautiful historic town located on the banks of the Goulburn River at the base of the Tallarook Ranges, approximately one hour north of Melbourne. This role covers the Mitchell, Murrindindi and Strathbogie Shires and could ideally suit someone living in Melbourne or across the Goulburn region. The region offers an enviable lifestyle, university options, premier housing estates, and all the must have facilities (sporting, recreational, cultural and dining), coupled with a vibrant, diverse culture makes living and working here both desirable and unique.

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

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person

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 Thursday 28 September, 2023

provisional psychologist (AH2)

Job type:

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sharon blackwell | 0429041776

provisional psychologist (AH2)