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Registered Psychologist

The University of Western Australia - Perth, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Student Life

  • Full-time, fixed-term appointment for 2 years
  • Salary range: Level 7; $90,862 - $100,814 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About The Team

The Counselling and Psychological Service provides a full range of confidential services to students of the University of Western Australia. These services include individual and group counselling, including management of emergency presentations; consultancy to staff on issues related to student counselling; and promotion of counselling services. More information on the Counselling Service is available on the web at https://www.uwa.edu.au/students/need-help/counselling-and-psychological-services

About The Opportunity

As the appointee you will, under limited direction, work specifically as a member of the counselling team engaged in the full range of psychological and counselling duties. You will work with other practitioners within Student Success and Wellbeing as appropriate.

To Be Considered For This Role, You Will Demonstrate
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Psychology or demonstrated equivalent competency
  • Registered Psychologist or eligible for general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Eligible for a Medicare Service Provider Number
  • Substantial relevant experience within a mental health psychologist role
  • Ability to assess risk and apply a range of professional counselling and therapeutic interventions appropriate to client presentations
  • Sound knowledge of current research in the field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills specific to clinical service delivery within the tertiary educational environment
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills including information gathering and recording, as well as time management skills
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email
  • Ability to work as a professional in a multi-disciplinary team committed to the wider Student Experience goals

Special Requirements
  • Occasional afterhours work may be required
  • Occasional need to attend to emergency presentations which require psychological interventions (eg. critical incidents, funeral attendance, etc.)

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying: Position Description - Registered Psychologist.pdf

  • You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

  • Closing date: 11:55pm on Tuesday, 13 April 2021

    This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

    Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

    Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

    UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.
    • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
    • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
    • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.