College Psychologist Mount Lilydale Mercy College

JOB DESCRIPTION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, highly motivated College Phychologist’s to join our Wellbeing Team whilst being fully supportive of the ethos of a Catholic School in the Mercy tradition. 

College Psychologist

Founded in 1896, Mount Lilydale Mercy College is a Catholic co‑educational 7-12 College in the outer eastern suburbs, catering for the needs of 1500 students within an environment of care based on Gospel values.

CRITERIA
The successful applicant will report directly to the Deputy Principal – Pastoral Care and provide wellbeing support and expertise in line with the educational mission of the College to our students and their families. 

Key responsibilities of this role, include:

  • Counselling of students, parents/guardians and families experiencing personal, relational, social, educational or professional difficulties.
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic casework, referral and follow-up.
  • Psychological, behavioural and intelligence testing and referral.
  • The analysis of trends, problems and attitudes across the College and over time.
  • Involvement in staff and community development and support through inservice and outreach programs to enhance the social, health and educational effectiveness of the College and its community.
  • Network with government, community and church social welfare, health, youth, correctional and educational agencies.

Key performance indicators for this role, include:

  • High level competency in counselling skills, particularly working with young people.
  • Professional Development activities and College events may be required to be undertaken during school holidays or after hours.
  • Experience working in school settings is highly desirable.
  • Membership with APS (Australian Psychological Society
  • AHPRA registration
  • Excellent communication skills (written and interpersonal).
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team.
  • As a registered Psychologist, it is important to have experience administering psychological, behavioural and intelligence testing in order to contribute to individualized student plans. 
  • It is a requirement to attend feedback meetings with educational leaders and parents/guardians to provide guidance and information to teachers on how to assist the student in the classroom. 

Please refer to the College Psychologist Role Description available on the College website for further details. www.mlmc.vic.edu.au/about-us/employment

Applications are required to be lodged on the Official Application Form and all documents merged into one single PDF.  Please email to [email protected]. The official Application form is available from our website at www.mlmc.vic.edu.au/about-us/employment

  • Applicants should forward an accompanying letter and a Curriculum Vitae with this Application Form.
  • The names of three confidential referees and their telephone contact details, including personal telephone numbers, should be included in the application.
  • All staff are expected to support the Catholic ethos of the College and to abide by the Statement of Principles Regarding Catholic Education.
  • Applications must hold a current Employee Working with Children Check and National Police Check
  • Mount Lilydale Mercy College is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants are invited to obtain any additional information about the College and this position by contacting the Executive Assistant to the Principal via phone 9735 4022 or by email: [email protected].

Applications for this position close on Monday 8 August at 4.00pm.

This College community promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Mount Lilydale Mercy College

Job Salary

$85,000 + In line with qualifications & experience

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