Senior Clinical Supervisor - Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic

Updated: 15 days ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time or part time, fixed term until 30th June 2026. Located at the Brain and Mind Centre- Mallett Street on the Camperdown Campus of the University of Sydney

  • Opportunity to be part of the leadership team within a highly regarded and well-established gambling treatment clinic

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

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Senior Clinical Supervisor to lead the clinical service offerings for the GambleAware services across Sydney Central, Western Sydney and Blue Mountains, and South West Sydney. The role is to lead and manage an experienced team of clinicians, including supervising clinical psychologists, 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 clinic functions and professional development across the three regions.

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

Gambling treatment experience is not essential and there is no travel required for this role as it will primarily be based at the Brain and Mind Centre in Camperdown.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • supervise relevant members of the clinical workforce, including intern clinical 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 and delivery of services

  • 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.

  • assist with training GTRC staff where required including general clinical induction & therapy

  • consult with the community engagement officers about new referral pathways and provide oversight, support and guidance to the Community Engagement team

  • monitor and report on the Clinical Service Plan, Model of Care and clinical aspects of all other reporting requirements of the GTRC and supervise all clinicians to operate within these guidelines and understand and perform their roles and responsibilities.

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 Supervisor who has:

  • postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Psychology, Psychology or in a relevant field

  • accreditation as an approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia

  • registration with the Psychology Board of Australia, Australian Association of Social Workers, or equivalent

  • the ability to work independently and in a leadership role

  • an understanding of and experience in complying with Good Clinical Practice, regulatory, ethical, privacy and other relevant guidelines

  • demonstrated capacity for leadership, management and development of teams and individual team members

  • experience in the provision of CBT combined with clinical supervision to psychology interns.

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

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

We are open to Part time working conditions for the right candidate.

  • Please specify your preferred number of hours per week noting that full time is 35 and for part time we require a minimum of 4 days per week. The University of Sydney supports flexible employment arrangements including the ability to work a compressed work week and work outside of traditional office hours as arranged with your supervisor.

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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

Wednesday 14 February 2024 11:59 PM

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