Staff Assessor - Psychology

Melbourne, Victoria, au
Company: MAX Solutions
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:09:09

Overview

Introduction

We're growing and require new Assessors! Assessments Australia (a MAX Solutions company) provides the Assessment Service for the Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD-AS) for the Victorian Department of Education and Training in the categories of Intellectual Disability (ID) and Severe Language Disorder with Critical (SLD – CEN) Educational Needs. Staff and contractor assessors conduct cognitive and language assessments in state government schools to ascertain eligibility to apply for support under the Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD). We have Permanent and Temporary positions currently available, with option for full-time or part-time (minimum 0.6).

The opportunity

  • Conduct cognitive assessments in schools and complete comprehensive reports according to PSD and Assessments Australia's requirements.
  • Ongoing professional learning.
  • Occasional travel to remote and regional areas within Victoria, with some overnight stays if required (accommodation costs and meal allowances are provided).
  • Flexibility to write reports from home, required to attend our Melbourne CBD office a minimum of once per month. You can be based almost anywhere in Victoria to be eligible to apply.
  • Mobile phone, laptop and assessment tools will be provided.
  •   About you

  • Full registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA
  • Minimum 12 months experience conducting standardised assessments: WISC, WAIS, WPPSI
  • Experience working with school aged children and adolescents
  • Strong assessment and report writing skills (quality and efficiency)
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and organise workflow to tight time frame, handle multiple tasks and be flexible with changing priorities
  • Proven high level IT literacy, particularly in common applications including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), database and web usages
  • Hold or can obtain a new Police Clearance and Working with Children Check
  • Willingness to provide two de-identified assessment reports
  • About MAX

    At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and well-being. Our induction and training will provide you with these principles, including understanding children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.

    Next steps

    Please click "Apply for this job" to find out more detail about the role. 

    If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process for reasons of equal opportunity, please call a member of our Recruitment Team on 07 3727 1306 or email max.recruit@maxsolutions.com.au before you submit your application.

    PD - Staff Assessor - Psychology PSD-AS

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