Lecturer in Counselling

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
04 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2017
Ref
307/2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • SCHOOL OF ARTS & HUMANITIES
  • ACADEMIC ROLE: TEACHING FOCUSSED – (CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL)
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • SALARY RANGE: $95,979 - $113,978
  • ONGOING FULL-TIME CONTRACT
  • APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN AUSTRALIA

Overview

The School of Arts and Humanities is seeking to recruit a qualified psychodynamic Psychotherapist/Clinical Psychologist with substantial clinical experience treating individuals, couples or groups. 

The incumbent will support the on-going development of our well-established Counselling program. With steady growth in enrolments, we are seeking someone who can contribute to teaching and the development of student clinical competency at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. This important and demanding role will require someone who is able to support students from diverse backgrounds to undertake their counselling and psychotherapy studies.

Applicants will be expected to:

  • Have a Masters degree and/or progress towards a PhD in a relevant field;
  • Be eligible for membership with Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and/or Australian Psychological Society (APS);
  • Demonstrate expertise in psychodynamic counselling/psychotherapy either with individuals and/or couples and families;
  • Have Relevant teaching experience in a higher education context;
  • Have at least five years clinical experience in a counselling/psychotherapy role either with individuals and/or couples and families. Psychoanalytic counselling/psychotherapy clinical experience is preferred.

The full selection criteria for this role against which applications will be assessed is attached.

Please note that it is a requirement for this position to hold a Working with Children Check (WCC) card or be eligible to apply for the WCC card.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $95,979 - $113,978 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Future Staff website.

Contact

Interested applicants are encouraged to call Associate Dean Vicki Banham on 6304 5530 or v.banham@ecu.edu.au for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the five criteria listed above.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 24th September, 2017 at 11:30 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.