Psychologist/Student Counsellor

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Healthcare and Medical
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    Posted On Jun 14 ,2017

Job Description

A great opportunity exists to join the Padua College Wellbeing Team as a Psychologist/Student Counsellor commencing immediately or as soon as can be negotiated. This is an ongoing position that will be full time for the remainder of the 2017 school year with the time fraction to be negotiated from the commencement of 2018.

Padua College is a large regional Catholic Secondary School on the Mornington Peninsula with 2400 students across 3 campuses. We pride ourselves on providing excellent pastoral care and support to all students and their families.

The successful applicant will be a highly skilled practitioner whose interpersonal skills will enable them to work closely with Pastoral Care leaders and House Coordinators to support and enhance students’ wellbeing and further promote their academic success.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Essential criteria for the successful applicant include:

·                Social work or psychology qualifications are essential as is general registration with the appropriate professional association; e.g. AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Agency);

·                Significant experience counselling young people and their families who present with a broad range of issues;

·                Diverse professional experience and an ability to work within a broad service system, e.g. school setting.

For application details and the Position Description, please refer to our website. Applications must be made on College Application Forms which may be downloaded from our and should be returned to the Principal by email to, accompanied by full Résumé and the names of three referees by close of business on Wednesday 14 June 2017.

Please note: All applications will be acknowledged on receipt by return email. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by Monday 19 June 2017. Other applicants will not receive further communication from the College regarding the position.