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Living Learning Psychologist - Hester Hornbrook Academy

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Why this work is important...

Living Learning program is a new project funded by a Social Impact Bond (SIB). Living Learning provides extra multi-disciplinary support to students of the Hester Hornbrook Academy who are disengaged from school and experiencing mental illness. HHA is an independent specialist school run by Melbourne City Mission which provides flexible, community-based learning opportunities for young people across Melbourne. With the support of an Educator and a Youth Worker in every classroom, HHA aims to reconnect disengaged young people through a combination of learning and wellbeing support. The curriculum is flexible and tailored to each individual’s interests and goals.

About you…

The preferred applicant will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology (or equivalent), an education & development focus
  • Minimum of three years experience in assessment and diagnosis, preferably in a school environment or with adolescents and parent/carers
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating and implementing mental health, socio-emotional and wellbeing programmes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Capacity to work as part of several teams
  • Ability to successfully manage several diverse tasks in a busy school environment
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Internet-enabled device for Time & Attendance when working offsite.

Additional desirable skills and experience are teaching qualifications and familiarity with psychoeducational assessment tools and report writing.

We’re searching for a passionate and committed Psychologists to complete assessments of and provide counselling assistance to students.

You will work with students, classroom teams, school staff along with parents carer and external professional groups or agencies to assist with Psychological assessments of mental heal issues, diagnosis requiring analysis and synthesis of acquired information and the ability to communicate results to and recommendations to parents/carers and classroom teams.

You will maintain records and student information to meet legislative requirements. You will also participate in meetings, debriefings, training sessions and forums.

Please note: All applicants must possess, or be able and willing to obtain before commencement:

  • National Police Check
  • Proof of Identity
  • Victorian Working With Children Check
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence

What’s in it for you…

Rewarding your knowledge and skills, you will have the opportunity to help individuals and their families in the community feel empowered and enabling them to achieve positive outcomes. Your colleagues will be supportive and highly skilled professionals., A chance to join one of Melbourne’s most recognised community health service providers.

In return for your hard work and commitment, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, plus super (to be negotiated at interview) in addition to up to $15,900 of Not-For-Profit salary packaging options to increase your take-home pay.

Not only will you be joining one of Melbourne’s most recognised community health providers, but you will also gain invaluable experience working within the APS and delivering priceless opportunities to help individuals and families overcome barriers and disadvantage to live their lives, their way.

If this sounds like the fulfilling career move you’ve been waiting for, get in touch and apply now!

About us…

Reflect Recruit is a trusted recruitment partner to the Health, Community and Social Services sector, a recruitment organisation with a difference. Our work is guided by our belief that an organisation is a reflection of its people, and that all of our candidates should be treated as individuals worthy of respect and attention.

We embody professionalism, compassion, inclusion, and collaboration - if your values reflect ours, we’re on the hunt for people like you to join our client’s teams immediately!

Next Steps….

If this sounds like you, or you would like to learn more about this role, please submit your expression of interest by clicking Apply above or reaching out to our team via contact@reflectrecruit.com.au, using the subject line: Living Learning Psychologist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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