School Psychologist and/or Counsellor (Other / Non-Teaching) | (IY-230)

School Psychologist and/or Counsellor (Other / Non-Teaching) | (IY-230)

22 Apr
Bunbury Catholic College

22 Apr

Bunbury Catholic College


Position details


Bunbury Catholic College invites applications from qualified, enthusiastic and experienced professionals for the School Psychologist and/or Counsellor vacancy.

Full time/Part time position - Term 2 to Term 4 2021

4 days per week, 8.00am to 3.30pm during school term; or

5 days per week, 8.00am to 3.30pm during school term, by negotiation.

Commencing in Term 2 2021 (negotiable with the successful applicant)

Selection criteria:

The School Psychologist/Counsellor is employed to apply their psychological and educational expertise to assist members of the College community to achieve the most beneficial outcomes for students.

The School Psychologist/Counsellor provides a range of direct and indirect services to the College community designed to enhance the educational and personal wellbeing of students. The College Psychologist/Counsellor may assist members of the College Community within the following areas:

¿ Counselling on matters which affect the educational standing of students. This may include social, emotional and mental health issues. On occasion outside of school counselling may be required.

¿ Assisting with learning, by working with students, parents and teachers to modify or improve the learning skills and environment for the student. On occasion this may involve the facilitation of psychological testing and/or outside of school assessment and intervention may be required.

¿ Assisting with behavioural issues of students. Students may be asked to organise an appointment with the School Psychologist/Counsellor if they have been suspended from school or if their behaviour has affected other members of the school community.

¿ Providing skill development and enhancement activities for students, parents and/or staff.

¿ Being involved in relevant policy formulation and revision.

¿ Being a member of the Pastoral Council and the Crisis Response Team.

The School Psychologist/Counsellor may receive referrals from the College Counsellor, students, parents or staff members. The School Psychologist/Counsellor will be expected to work with those making the referral to implement recommended intervention strategies.

The Team Leader of the Counselling Services has overall responsibility for the pastoral and educational support provided by the Counsellor and the Psychologist. As such the Psychologist will defer to the Team Leader.

Qualification required:

¿ Bachelor of Psychology/Social Work (a minimum requirement).

¿ A Masters specialising in Educational or Clinical Psychology is preferable.

¿ Registration to the Australian Psychologists Board/Australian Association of social Workers.

All staff members are required to have relevant police clearance and a current Working with Children card.


Be an excellent practitioner and have experience working with adolescents and adults.

Personal Characteristics:

¿ Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate with harmony and authority with staff and students.

¿ Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

¿ An active supporter of the Catholic ethos of the College.

¿ A professional approach to promotion of the College.

¿ A willingness to be actively involved in all College activities.

For further information

In applying for this position you will be providing personal information to the School. This information will be used in order to assess your application for employment.

Applicants must have a current registration as a teacher with the Teacher Registration Board of WA (TRBWA) to be eligible for appointment. Information is available from the TRBWA website. Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people of all ages and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.

In applying for this position you will be providing personal information to the School. This information will be used in order to assess your application for employment.

A current National Police History Check as issued by the Department of Education Western Australia must also be included. The appropriate Criminal History Record Check form is available from the Department of Education website.

On appointment successful applicants will require a Working with Children Check. Application forms are available at certain Australia Post Outlets throughout the State. A list of participating Australia Post outlets can be found on the Australia Post website . An application for a WWC must be made in person.

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