Ref 1970/24 Clinic Coordinator, WSU Community Clinics, School of Social Sciences

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 02 Jun 2024

  • Part-Time (0.6 FTE), Ongoing Position (21hours per week)
  • Remuneration: $78,444 to $87,081 p.a. (pro-rata rates) Inclusive of Superannuation and Leave Loading
  • Western’s Parramatta South Campus
  • Part-Time (0.6 FTE), Ongoing Position (21 hours per week)
  • $78,444 to $87,081 p.a. (pro-rata rates) Inclusive of Superannuation and Leave Loading
  • Western’s Parramatta South Campus

About Western

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led institution committed to excellence in education, research, and community impact. We are proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and hold the top position in the Times Higher Education Impact rankings, with 85% of its research being at or above world standard. At Western Sydney University, we recognise that unlocking your true potential is the key to your success, just as we do for our students. Our core values - Boldness, Fairness, Integrity, and Excellence – serve as guiding principles for our organisational culture and influence the work we do. With a team of 3,500 dedicated staff members, we foster a dynamic, inclusive, and innovative culture deeply rooted in research and dedicated to student-centred excellence. It's the perfect environment for you to thrive professionally. If you are a dedicated and forward-thinking academic seeking a career that can make a meaningful difference, we invite you to discover the abundant opportunities, innovation, and impact that await you at Western Sydney University.

About the Role
School of Social Sciences is seeking an experienced Community Clinics Coordinator to join their team part-time for 21 hours per week.

The Clinic Coordinator, WSU Community Clinics is a critical position that provides exceptional administrative and operational support for the management of the WSU Community Clinics.  The Clinic Coordinator reports to the School Manager and takes guidance from the Clinic Lead.
This Coordinator will play a key role in maintaining good clinical governance of the Community Clinics as well as supporting and enhancing student training and client services provided at the WSU Community Clinics. The role primarily entails provision of site-specific clinical supervision to counselling trainees, ensuring good-practice guidelines for client care are followed by trainees, and assisting in implementing clinical services coordination across the WSU Community Clinics.  

This position will work as part of a wider team including the WSU Community Clinics Clinic Lead supporting, developing and guiding initiatives within the WSU Community Clinics while acting as a conduit between trainees, University supervisors and assisting the Clinic Lead with more complex issues that relate to the overall administration of the WSU Community Clinics.

This is a part-time (21 hours per week), ongoing position primarily based at Parramatta South Campus, although travel to other campuses of the University may be required.
Please review the position description for further information.

About You
The successful candidate will have a postgraduate qualification at Masters level in counselling, psychotherapy or counselling psychology with eligibility for full professional membership of PACFA or ACA. Applicants must be either PACFA, ACA or AHPRA approved with five years clinical experience and registered as a supervisor. Extensive clinical experience in a wide range of presenting psychological and social issues for diverse client groups is essential. A Current NSW Driver’s License, valid NSW Working with Children and Police checks are required.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we want to hear from you! Apply now ensuring you carefully address each of the selection criteria in your application.

Working with Children Check
It is a mandatory requirement for any incumbent of this position to have a current NSW Employee Working with Children Clearance in accordance with the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally. If you share our passion for creating a more equitable and inclusive world, and if you are ready to contribute to meaningful change, join us in our mission to promote equity, inclusiveness, and wellbeing. 

What We Offer in Return
At Western Sydney University, we deeply value our staff and recognise their invaluable contributions that drive our mission and uphold our values. In return for your dedication, we offer:

  • Flex leave for Professional staff
  • 17% super contributions
  • Professional development opportunities

Remuneration Package:

HEW Level 8 $78,444 to $87,081 p.a. (comprising Salary of $66,286 to $73,585 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Please note the above salary is pro-rata based on 0.6 FTE.

Position Enquiries: Please direct specific enquiries regarding the role to Dr Joy Paton, Director of Academic Program - Arts Therapy and Counselling via email at [email protected]  

Recruitment Enquiries: Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at [email protected] 

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Sunday 2 June 2024

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility 
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application. 

Please note, only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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