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Clinical Facilitator

Camperdown, Australia
$104,633 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

Job Details

  • Part-time (0.5 FTE), 12-month fixed-term opportunity
  • An opportunity to provide clinically relevant technical, operational, and intellectual support to the Brain and Mind Centre part of the FMH Translational Research Collective
  • Base salary $104,633 (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

Brain and Mind Centre's Youth Mental Health and Technology team conduct research across several streams that explore digital pathways, systems science, and access to mental health care for young people. Extensive collaborations with health service providers, industry, government, philanthropic and research organisations enable us to quickly and effectively translate our research findings into large-scale health system innovations and mental health policy reform, facilitating continuous improvements to mental health services for the benefit of young people in Australia.

The Senior Clinical Research Officer/Clinical Facilitator will work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary clinical/research team. This position will be responsible for providing clinically relevant support to the Brain and Mind Centre's Youth Mental Health and Technology team. This includes supporting the management and delivery of a health services clinical trial, regular data monitoring and care coordination, preparing relevant educational materials, performing fundamental aspects of clinical research work, working with clinicians, academics, and youth mental health service providers, and contributing to the efficient operation of the research work area by providing essential clinical research support.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Support working clinicians and clinical services to strengthen and meet the overall research objectives
  • understand the research utility of data outputs to test the impacts of individual-level and health service interventions in the mental health context
  • provide clinical support during the planning, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination stages of research protocols across the Youth Mental Health & Technology team
  • present key clinical research outcomes across various audiences and young people with a lived mental health experience
  • independently collect research data, enter/store in appropriate statistical software and prepare statistical analysis/reports
  • contribute to and coordinate the research and administration activities
  • support communication with relevant institutions along with stakeholder management with multiple partners
  • assist with writing ethics applications/modifications and contribute to the preparation of documentation for publications and presentations
  • support digital technology implementation and youth models of care with mental health services
  • assist with the preparation of research outputs (i.e. journals, conference papers and other publications)
  • will require you to travel to between different locations throughout NSW

About you

  • Masters qualifications in Professional or Clinical Psychology/ Social Work/ Counselling/ Mental Health Nursing and/or relevant experience in a related discipline (a postgraduate qualification or progress towards one will be highly valued but is not essential
  • has experience working in a research-intensive environment, and/or delivering or coordinating care in youth mental health
  • has excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day-to-day operational matters
  • has extensive experience in developing and working on research projects, including expertise in using research protocols, experimental design, ethics submissions and grant applications
  • has the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work
  • has excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day-to-day operational matters.
  • has skills in data analysis, using statistical analysis tools, and reporting on research findings
  • has research and scientific literary searches experience together with preparing literary reviews for further analysis, using statistical software, drafting manuscripts, and preparing conference presentations
  • has experience in coordinating and facilitating workshops across different stakeholder groups including clinical and academic disciplines.


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.

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.

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.

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Wednesday 10 April 2024 11:59 PM


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

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