Senior Clinical Psychologist

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time, fixed term until 30th June 2026. Located at the Brain and Mind Centre on the Camperdown Campus

  • Opportunity to be part of the leadership team within the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic and guide clinical practice in reducing gambling harms

  • Base Salary, HEO9 $135,820 - $143,310 p.a. (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Psychology are welcoming applications for a Senior Clinical Psychologist to lead the clinical service offerings for the GambleAware services across Sydney Central, Western Sydney and Blue Mountains, and South West Sydney as part of Australia’s only university-based gambling treatment clinic.

The role is to lead and manage an experienced team of clinicians, including clinical psychologists, financial counsellors, community engagement officers, and intake officers in addition to overseeing clinical interns, and working with the Director and Clinic Manager to oversee the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic (GTRC) treatment services and professional development.

Working closely with the Clinic Director Professor Sally Gainsbury and Clinic Manager, the successful candidate will be required to oversee provision of clinical services, clinical supervision, training, and clinical governance oversight within the GTRC, as well as providing leadership to other clinicians.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers conducting clinically-oriented research evaluating practice outcomes and developing innovative clinical offerings including educational modules and digital stepped care interventions to prevent and reduce gambling harms.

Gambling treatment experience is not essential and there is no travel required for this role. We would consider Part-Time for the right candidate and flexible work arrangements including work-from-home options will be available.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • supervise clinicians, including clinical intern students, in line with good clinical practice and ongoing professional development

  • work as part of the leadership team with the Director and Clinic Manager to oversee the strategic direction, delivery of services, and contribute to reporting requirements

  • work with a degree of autonomy in promoting the objectives and activities of the GTRC in the areas of clinical assessment, interventions, and protocols

  • provide clinical advice where required to GTRC colleagues and interns

  • contribute to professional development and training

  • contribute to community engagement plans and provide oversight, support and guidance to the Community Engagement team.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Clinical Psychologist who has:

  • registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • endorsements as a clinical psychologist with AHPRA

  • certifications as a Psychology Board Approved Supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia

  • demonstrated experience in the supervision, training, mentoring and performance management of clinical psychology interns and staff

  • experience in the provision of CBT

  • superior knowledge of clinical practices, including an understanding of Good Clinical Practice guidelines, and an ability to apply quality control procedures

  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day-to-day operational matters

  • leadership experience and demonstrated astute judgement and a capacity to make high level decisions and recommendations where diverse interests are present research.

To apply for this position, please address the following statement in a cover letter that you attach with your application:

  • please specify whether you are interested in applying for Full-Time or Part-Time.

  • if applying for Part-Time, please note that we require a minimum of 4 x days per week (28 hours).

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 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 reasons for 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.

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

Please address the selection criteria in your application which (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.  

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Kevin Lim, Recruitment Operations by email to [email protected] .

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Applications Close

Sunday 14 April 2024 11:59 PM

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