Senior School Psychologist - Professional Support (Launceston) - 978831

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 26, 2024
Medicine Part Time - Continuing, Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:


This is a Department built entirely for children and young people and their communities. Our ultimate goal is to work together to ensure that every child and young person in Tasmania is known, safe, well and learning.

The child is at the centre of everything we do and the way we do it.


Are you a psychologist considering the next step in your career?

This is an opportunity to lead a team of school psychologists and provide clinical services to support learning, engagement and positive student outcomes.

Psychologists working with DECYP play a key role shaping the future for young Tasmanians.

This role is based in Launceston.

Tasmania is a truly remarkable place to work and live. Enjoy the benefits of the ideal work-life balance, surrounded by stunning nature with pristine beaches close by. Explore the many unique galleries, museums and festivals the island offers, and delight in the incredible produce and food culture. Could you be Tasmanian?

About the role

You will lead a team of school psychologists providing a child and adolescent psychological service which supports students and families. You and your team will build capacity in school communities to improve students’ access, participation and achievement. You will draw on your expertise and experience to provide clinical supervision, mentoring and support to your team.

Period of Appointment: Permanent - ASAP start date

Hours per fortnight: Up to 76 hours per fortnight (0.5 FTE minimum)

Salary: Senior School Psychologist Band 3, Level 1 $134,863 + 11.5% Superannuation

Relocation assistance: Talk to us about how we can support your relocation to Northern Tasmania.

What we offer

DECYP will support your career and professional development, offering you:

Additional benefits include:

Essential Requirements

Desirable Requirements

Download the Statement of Duties and a guide to assist with your application

Statement Of Duties (PDF)
Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)

How to apply

To apply online please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.  This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

Your application should include:

Please Note:

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

For more information about the role and what we can offer you, please contact:

Name: Janine Downward
Title: Senior School Psychologist
Phone: 0447 081 747

You can also visit our web site for further information about working with us.

Should you have any difficulties with your online application, please contact Department for Education, Children and Young People, HR Recruitment and Employment via phone +61 3 6165 6285 or email