SSS Psychologist (AH3)

Job posted: 20/03/2020
Applications close: 05/04/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: North East Region

Job type: Part time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/1457849

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/1457849

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: North East Region

An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic self-motivated Psychologist to join the Department Student Support Services (SSS) workforce to provide comprehensive psychological service to schools and students in the Outer East Team, North East Victoria Region. In this role you will provide high-level professional advice to schools that strongly influence student learning outcomes and wellbeing policies within a school community, and the wider Area. SSS staff do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing and are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage. For more information see the Departments website DET Allied Health Careers

The purpose of the SSS team is to assist 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 specialised support at the individ-ual, 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 psychologists, 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; and Full Registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).


Job Location: This position is based within the Student Support Services in the Outer East Team, North East Victoria Region.

SSS Psychologist (AH3)

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Part time / 12 months

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Kelly Gaunt | 0429380229

SSS Psychologist (AH3)