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SSS Psychologist (AH3)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/102517691

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/102517691

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

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

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Student Support Services (SSS) comprise a range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists and social workers. They 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) comprise a range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists and social workers. They 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. SSS are embedded in Area-based multi-disciplinary teams to:

  • Support the delivery of quality universal services for all students, with extra effort directed to ensuring education and health and wellbeing services are accessible to, and inclusive of, the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.
  • Target the delivery of individual support services to those who require specialised expertise, assessment and intervention in order to overcome barriers to learning.
  • Develop the capability of schools to design health, learning, development and wellbeing strategies that focus on improving education and health and wellbeing outcomes.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary professional practice teams and build partnerships with community services to meet the needs of schools and students, and their health, wellbeing and learning goals.
  • Respond to critical incidents involving students, staff and school communities.

An exciting opportunity exists for two highly self-motivated, experienced Psychologists to join Student Support Services (SSS) working in the Department of Education (DET) Wimmera South West Area. This position is based with the Horsham SSS team, servicing schools in the West Grampians Network.

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.

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. Student Support Services staff work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within networks of schools, focusing on providing group-based and individual support, workforce capability building, and the provision of specialised services. 

For more details regarding these positions please see attached position description or contact Larissa Fleuchar on 0407 342425.

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.

SSS Psychologist (AH3)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

AH3

Contact:

Larissa Fleuchar | 0407342425

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SSS Psychologist (AH3)