Positions Available


Employment Opportunity for a suitably qualified Mental Health Practitioner

Part time Hours: 19 hours per week (immediate start)

Ongoing DET Funded Position


Must have qualifications

Hold a Bachelor qualification or specialist/post graduate qualification where applicable in:

  • Social Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nursing with a mental health specialisation
  • Psychology
  • Have Demonstrated direct counselling experience
  • Have a current working with Children’s Check


For Mental Health Nurse, Psychologist and Occupational Therapists, applicants must hold full registration with the requisite professional body


For Social Workers, applicants must be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers



  • For Social Work applicants, hold membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers and an Accredited Social Worker Trade Mark
  • For Mental Health Nurse applicants, hold a Mental Health Nurse Credential and membership with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • For Occupation Therapist applicants, hold a Better Access to Mental Health endorsement
  • For Psychology applicants, specialisation in education and/or developmental psychology


About the Role & Responsibilities

Mental Health Practitioners are school based roles who work flexibly, based on the needs and priorities of their school and students.

The Mental Health Practitioner role provides an additional resource to the school’s existing well being team and includes:


  • Contributing to whole school approaches to mental health prevention and promotion
  • Provision of direct counselling support to students and other early intervention services
  • Coordination of supports for students with more complex needs


Mental Health practitioners provide short term intervention for students with mild to moderate mental health needs and liaise with the relevant internal and external services where students need more intensive support. Informed consent is sought before commencing intervention services.


How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online via DET’s recruitment platform, Recruitment online:


https://schooljobs.eduweb.vic.gov.au  - Position number: 1250400


Enquiries can be directed to Ms Cristina Sardon HR Officer on 9744 0500



Casual Relief Teaching at Sunbury Downs College


  1. Work Close to Home
  2. Work Life Balance


We are seeking applications from suitably qualified teachers willing to teach across a wide range of subjects to join our supportive school community in the capacity of Casual Relief Teaching.


As a Casual Relief Teacher, you will be employed by the School Council in accordance with the operational and teaching requirements of the College and will often be called to work under short notice. The College cannot offer any guarantee of ongoing work or regular shifts.


  1. School Council employees are employed under Part 2.3 of the Education Training Reform Act 2006.
  2. The conditions of employment for School Council employees are set out in Ministerial Order 1039.
  3. Casual relief teachers are paid an hourly rate


Any offer of employment is subject to you having a current provisional or Full Registration or Permission to Teach approved by the Victorian Institute of Teaching and having satisfied the Department’s pre-employment medical requirements.


Further details can be obtained by contacting the Sunbury Downs College Daily Organiser, Ms Deb Newbery on 9744 0500.


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