SSS Clinician

Job title: SSS Clinician

Company: State Government of Victoria

Job description: The purpose of the SSS team is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential. We do this through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at the individual, group, school and team level within a Department Area. SSS staff work collaboratively with schools, students, and parents to facilitate improved emotional health and wellbeing for students.


As an SSS Clinician, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to engage in their education. The multidisciplinary Area-based teams consist of a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, and visiting teachers.

SSS Clinicians provide comprehensive services to schools and school aged students, to enhance developmental and learning outcomes and support student health and 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.

What key qualities are we looking for?

Expert advice: You will be required to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies and student wellbeing programs for school leadership teams to embed in their practices.

Communication: We are looking for someone with highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond is a regular activity.

Flexibility: The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required are key qualities we are looking for.

Expert interventions and collaboration: You will have the ability to undertake advanced interventions that support students and schools, work collaboratively with other professionals on complex cases, including supporting teachers in the development of educational programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs.

We can consider applicants from the below disciplines:

  • Psychologist: A graduate or post-graduate qualification in psychology and full Registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Speech Pathologist: A graduate or post-graduate degree in speech pathology and eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Social Worker: A graduate or post-graduate degree in social work or equivalent and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Job Location: This position is based in the Hume Merri-bek Area. There is a requirement to travel and visit schools as part of service delivery. SSS staff have access to departmental fleet vehicles.

Applicants must provide a resume, a response to the key selection criteria, and the names of two or more current professional referees.

A valid Working with Children’s Check is a requirement.

For more details regarding this position, please see attached position description.

For more information regarding the Department’s Allied Health Workforce and working in Regions visit the links below:

Applications close at midnight, 27 March 2024.

Job details

Job Reference: VG/DE/SRS/20007585B
Location: Melbourne – Northern Metro
Work Type: Ongoing – part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Salary Range: $92,332 – $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Date posted: 13-Mar-2024
Application Close Date: 27-Mar-2024
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Job Specification


Megan Russell


Expected salary: $92332 – 104762 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Thu, 14 Mar 2024 02:14:14 GMT

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