AHP2/AHP3 Psychology - Temporary Pool

$83,152 - $105,285 yearly
  • Government of South Australia - Department for Education
  • South Australia, Australia
  • 08 Jul, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Student Services Other

Job Description

Department for Education
Job reference: 428600
Location: - VARIOUS -
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Student Support Services works with schools and preschools to provide support to assist them in meeting the needs of all children. The role requires the incumbent to participate in the implementation of a service model that supports the provision of integrated and targeted services to meet the needs of children and young people with additional needs.

The psychologist is a member of an inter-disciplinary team and works with children and young people with developmental, cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural and physical difficulties, and exceptional needs (including giftedness) and their families. The psychologist works with preschool and school staff, and parents to develop evidence based psychology interventions that include proactive, targeted and intensive strategies that can be adapted for learning and home contexts.

The psychologist at the AHP3 level has demonstrated specialisation and expertise in working with children and young people with additional and complex needs and will be required to provide professional support and supervision to other psychologists as well as maintain a professional caseload.

Essential: Current and full registration (general) with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Essential: Current and full registration (general) with the Psychology Board of Australia. Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor.
Desirable: Area of practice endorsement - educational and developmental psychology and/or clinical psychology and/or counselling psychology.

Special Conditions:
The successful applicant is required to gain a Department of Human Services (DHS) working with children check (WWCC) prior to being employed which is required to be renewed every five years before expiry. A current DHS child-related employment screening will be recognised as a WWCC until it expires. The incumbent will be required to undertake a Responding to Abuse & Neglect (RAN) full day/online training course every three years. For all other Special Conditions please refer to the Role Description.

Applicants are required to sumit a CV, Application Cover Sheet, Employment declaration, Locum Register written application form addressing the identified key capabilities (no more than 500 words in total) and location preference.

AHP2 - $83,152 - $96,329 per annum (adjusted to actual hours worked)
AHP3 - $103,485 - $105,285 per annum (adjusted to actual hours worked)

Nataly Veal
Principal Psychologist
Telephone: 8314 4000
Email: education.psychologystudentsupportservices@sa.gov.au

Special Note:
The Temporary Pool can be used to fill positions of up to 6 months. Registration will be valid from time of advertisement until the 5 March 2022. The Psychology locum register will be advertised on a rolling basis with AHP2/3 applicants eligible to apply. Interview panels will be convened termly or more frequently, as required.

Applications may be submitted at any time. Applications will be held by the Principal Psychologist until a merit process occurs, at which time recommended applicants are formally placed on the Locum Register for up to 12 months. This role may be filled at either classification level (to be determined by the qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience of individual applicants and the level of responsibility relevant to the position.

Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted online.

Applications close: 05/03/2022 5:00 PM


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

05 Mar, 2022