Clinical Educator (Clinical Psychologist)

Updated: 17 days ago
Job Type: PartTime

  • An opportunity to educate and supervise students in Clinical Psychology at headspace, at the Brain & Mind Centre

  • Part-time, fixed-term contract (14 hours per week) until 31st January 2024

  • Base salary (pro-rata to 0.4 FTE) $100,032 to $108,979 + 17% Superannuation

About the opportunity

Headspace at the Brain & Mind Centre , has a brand new opportunity for a Clinical Educator (Clinical Psychologist) to join their diverse and fun-loving team!

In this role, you will supervise headspace clinical students on placement and provide psychological assessment and treatment to young people with emerging or mild to moderate mental disorders.

You will be working within a tight-knit team of 10-12 other clinical psychologists who provide psychological assessment and treatment to young people with mental disorders under the PHN supported psychological support scheme.

Some of your key responsibilities will be:

  • provide individual and group clinical supervision for clinical psychology, social work, and occupational therapy students

  • deliver psychological assessment and evidence-based psychological therapy for young people (12-25) with emerging or established mental disorders

  • ensure clinical students are well supported and meet placement learning objectives

  • maintain accurate and timely case notes and records inputting data required

  • complete placement forms for supervision contracts, mid-placement, and end of placement reviews

  • adhere to headspace Camperdown Clinical Governance Framework, policies and procedures

  • contribute to awareness activities promoting the health and wellbeing of young people.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to work onsite for the hours scheduled as this is a very collaborative position and team.

About you

  • post-graduate qualification in Clinical Psychology

  • endorsement as a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor for clinical psychology students

  • registration with AHPRA and endorsement as a clinical psychologist

  • experience supervising clinical psychology students and other allied health placement students

  • strong working knowledge in psychological assessment and intervention services for young people aged 12-25 years who have mental health, alcohol, and other drug problems

  • ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with young people, family/carers, workers and other agencies

  • experience working in a multidisciplinary team and constructive working relationships with young people

  • a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or willingness to obtain one. 

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

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