Support Services

Support Services

We know how much you put into your job, as being a School Support Specialist of children with special needs is challenging and it can be physically and emotionally draining to help students with mental and physical disabilities but it can also be extremely satisfying, it is rewarding to help and see them progress and succeed. At Shalom Staffing, we want to give you the benefits and rewards that you deserve, we strive to get to know you and your desires to successfully match you with the best available Support services job opportunity. Shalom Staffing has career opportunities across the country for School Support services Specialists.

School Support Services

Student support services comprise a broad range of professionals including Psychologists, School nurses, School Counsilors, Social workers and more. Student support services staff work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within areas of schools, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building and the provision of specialised services. They support services assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential by providing a range of strategies and specialised support at the individual, group, school and area levels.

Uses of Support Services Specialist

Student support services specialists operate as part of the Department’s area multi-disciplinary teams with the objectives to- work in collaboration with services within the community to identify and intervene early with children and young people who have additional needs or are at risk of disengagement, they develop the capacity of the workforce within schools to meet the needs of children and young people who have additional needs, or are disadvantaged or vulnerable, to enable them to achieve successful education and wellbeing outcomes, they target the delivery of individual support services to those who require specialised expertise, assessment and intervention in order to overcome barriers to learning and responds to critical incidents involving students, staff and school communities

Student support services specialist facilitate and strengthen partnerships between the SSS service in schools, early childhood services, community organisations, and health, family, child, mental health and youth services in order to provide greater options and coordinated service provision for children, young people and their families.