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Psychologist (Bunbury)

Date: 30-Apr-2021

Location: Bunbury, WA, AU, 6230

Company: Catholic Education Office of WA

Psychologist (Bunbury)

Psychology Team

Leadership and Employee Services Directorate



The Team

The Psychology Team provides psychological services to assist Catholic schools to optimise student learning and development. We are currently seeking a psychologist for a full-time ongoing  position commencing as soon as practicable.


This is a full-time ongoing position commencing as soon as practicable.


The Role

The psychologist will have responsibility for a group of Bunbury Catholic schools in Western Australia. The successful candidate will provide specialist skills and works collaboratively with Catholic schools, Catholic communities and other professionals in meeting the psychological and educational needs associated with student learning, behaviour, attendance, crisis response, mental health and wellbeing.


Those eligible for Provisional registration as a Psychologist are encouraged to apply.


A C Class licence is essential to the role as a travel is required.


Key responsibilities for this role include: 


  • Supporting the mission of Catholic Education by being Christ-centred, actively living the gospel and responding to God’s call to serve.
  • Working collaboratively with principals, teachers, parents and external agencies in relation to student mental health, behaviour, attendance and learning.
  • Providing consultation to Catholic school staff through a case management model.
  • Assisting Catholic schools with the development and implementation of whole school multi-tiered systems, policies, processes and programs relevant to student learning, behaviour, attendance mental health.
  • Administering psychological assessments to appraise the cognitive, psychological, social and behavioural functioning of students and provide schools and parents with written and verbal reports.
  • Assisting with the assessment and referral of students when concern for possible harm to themselves or others.


Your Background


  • Eligibility for full registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated skills in the provision of contemporary evidence-based psychological practices as it relates to children, young people and schools
  • Ability to complete psychometric assessments, develop interventions and make recommendations
  • Ability to systematically collect, interpret and integrate data to summarise findings and evaluate intervention effectiveness
  • Ability to lead the development and implementation of appropriate programs, interventions and evaluations at the school community, network, regional and systemic level


What we can offer you


  • Additional leave entitlements (over Christmas 4 days) 
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Free onsite parking
  • Corporate healthcare rates
  • Heritage listed work environment
  • Staff canteen service
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program.


Further Information: Please refer to the Position Description for additional details. For a copy please email careers@cewa.edu.au.


Contact Person:   Laura Allison, Team Leader Psychology, Safety and Wellbeing on 08 6228 6675 or email careers@cewa.edu.au.


To Apply please click on the Apply now button

Interested applicants must submit a short summary addressing the selection criteria and their curriculum vitae, including the names and contact numbers of at least two work related referees (current/past line managers). 



A current National Police History Check as issued by the Department of Education Western Australia must be provided by the successful applicant.    


Where to? All applications are to reach The Executive Director of Catholic Education, Catholic Education Office of WA via the Apply now button no later than 5pm, Wednesday 12 May 2021.


Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from culturally diverse background, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability or medical condition who meet the requirements of this position. 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.