SSS Psychologist (AH4)

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Latrobe Valley

Job type: Part time / 15/02/2024

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $105,479 - $127,621

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20007378

Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20007378

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621

Work location: Gippsland | Latrobe Valley


SSS Psychologist

Psychologists assess and develop strategies to address the emotional and mental health needs of children, young people and their families, within an educational context. They work as part of multidisciplinary teams in schools and networks to support students and teachers.

Provide comprehensive psychological services to schools, which affect developmental and learning outcomes and student wellbeing. This can encompass a broad range of areas including: learning issues, cognitive issues, behavioural issues, disabilities, mental health, school and work transitions, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, anger management, relationships, conflict, sexuality, and drug/alcohol involvement.

  • Classification: Allied Health Grade 4

  • Employment Type: Fixed Term, Part time (0.6 FTE)

  • Location: Inner Gippsland (Based at Moe, required to work across Inner Gippsland Area)

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to manage the delivery and quality of psychological services to schools in the Inner Gippsland area by providing high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence student wellbeing policy within the school network. The successful applicant will initiate, develop and implement student wellbeing programs within the school network and will lead the Student Support Services team both professionally and operationally. This will include managing service delivery across the network and providing professional supervision and direction to other members of the team.

The successful applicant will be able to provide expert advice and lead the development of teaching and learning strategies, prepare policy advice for consideration by the school network leadership team, and will possess sound written and verbal communication and analytical skills. The position requires the employee to intervene and provide direction in respect to more complex cases and/or issues within a school network.

The Inner Gippsland SSS Branch is made up of Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Administration Support, Team Leaders and a Branch Manager. As a member of this team, you will have access to a car to travel to various school locations (subject to availability), a laptop, an iPhone as well as access to an extensive assessment and resource library. The successful applicant will possess a graduate or post-graduate qualification in psychology or equivalent; have registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA) and possess a current Australian Drivers' License and Working with Children Check.

For more details regarding this position, please see attached position description or contact Erin Waters 0447 112 402

When applying for this position please ensure you submit Key Selection Criteria responses along with your resume.

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

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

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.

Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person.

Applications close 30 March 2023.

SSS Psychologist (AH4)

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Part time / 15/02/2024

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Erin Waters | 0447 112 402

SSS Psychologist (AH4)