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Staff Assessor - Psychology Melbourne VIC MAX EMPLOYMENT Melbourne VIC

Staff Assessor - Psychology Melbourne VIC

Melbourne VIC
2020-11-18 11:25:39
Staff Assessor - Psychology Melbourne VIC
Project/Position Introduction

. Numerous roles: Part Time, Full Time, Permanent and Temporary options
• Assess, provide feedback and write reports with your recommendations
• Work from home and in the field - be based nearly anywhere in Vic



We're growing and require new Assessors! We have multiple roles available with varying start dates - Part Time, Full Time, Temporary and Permanent options, the choice is yours! Part Time is a minimum of 3 days per week. 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 and Severe Language Disorder with Critical 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).

The... PSD-AS processes referrals for assessments from schools and allocates assessors to conduct assessments in schools. High quality reports are written that meet the needs of various stakeholder groups, especially schools and families, of the students assessed.

The opportunity

The primary function of the Staff Assessor - Psychology, is to conduct cognitive assessments in schools and complete comprehensive reports according to PSD and Assessments Australia's requirements. This role provides the opportunity to develop expertise in the administration, interpretation and reporting of cognitive and adaptive behaviour assessments. Staff Assessors work largely autonomously, with the support of our administrative and professional teams, and provision of ongoing professional learning. In addition to local referrals, occasional travel to remote and regional areas within Victoria is required, with some overnight stays if required (accommodation costs and meal allowances are provided).

Staff Assessors have the flexibility to write reports from home, and are only expected 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 and laptop included.

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
• Desirable but not essential is experience in the education, special education, or disability fields
• Strong assessment and report writing skills (quality and efficiency)
• Ability to prioritise, plan and organise workflow to tight timeframes, 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
• Ability to travel to regional areas of Victoria and to occasionally stay overnight when required
• Hold or have the ability to obtain a new Police Clearance and Working with Children Check
• Willingness to provide two de-identified assessment reports

Applications should be submitted online asap, ensuring your preference of role type is highlighted.

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 having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.

Next steps

To enquire further, please contact us on the below details. To apply, please click "Apply for this job online" ensuring you include your preference of which role type you'd like to be considered for.

If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process for reasons of equal opportunity, please call a member of our Recruitment Team on or email you submit your application
Melbourne VIC Australia
Staff Assessor - Psychology Melbourne VIC MAX EMPLOYMENT Melbourne VIC
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