Senior Counsellor

Brisbane, Australia
$101,628.22 - $114,114.77
17 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Student Services Directorate

The Student Services Directorate is part of the Student Affairs Division, which also comprises the Health Service and UQ Advantage Office.  The Student Services Directorate is a unit with a strong focus of providing a broad range of student services including enhancing the student experience and assisting the institution in improving student retention. It comprises of the following sub-units: the Learning Hub, Student Counselling, First-Year Engagement, Accommodation Services, Multi-faith Chaplaincy and is expected to work closely with other Directorates in the Student Affairs Division.  Services are delivered across the St. Lucia, Gatton and Herston campuses.

The role

The Senior Counsellor will provide expert mental health and general counselling interventions for enrolled students, as well as providing supervision for counselling staff and post-graduate psychology students on field placement. The Senior Counsellor will also develop online educational materials, and prevention and intervention activities, primarily related to mental health and wellbeing.

The person

Applicants should possess extensive experience and effectiveness in delivering evidence based interventions and supervision of conditionally registered psychologists. An ability to be self‑directed in addition to contributing to a broader team of professional staff is essential.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811.16- $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $101,628.22 - $114,114.77 p.a.).

Position Description

  500312_3037641_Student Counsellor.pdf


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