Manager, Psychology Services

Canberra, Australia
18 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
  • Work with the Faculty of Health
  • Continuing Position (Full time and Part time will be considered)
  • UC8, Salary Range $95,096-$106,068 + 17% Super

The University of Canberra is seeking an experienced Manager, Psychology Services to co-manage the Psychology Services of the clinic, provide individual and group supervision for Clinical Psychology students, and make effective contributions to scholarship and professional activities relevant to the School of Psychology and Counselling, in particular to Clinical Psychology.

Reporting to the Head of Discipline of Psychology and Manager, Faculty of Health Clinics, you will have the opportunity to assist the HoD to develop and maintain a strategic plan for the Psychology Services within the Faculty of Health clinic. Utilising your experience in Psychology, you will provide individual and group supervision for Clinical Psychology students undertaking individual and group-based clinical work and cognitive assessments to support the strategic plan of creating high quality innovative courses at UC. You will also be responsible for organising external placements and for placement site visits. As an experienced individual, you will be engaging with local clinicians and organisations to support the referral of suitable clients to the Psychology Services of the Faculty of Health Clinics. You will also support research possibilities within the Psychology Clinic.

Apart from the relevant training and experience you will need to hold a higher degree in Clinical Psychology (PhD preferred) and be registered with AHPRA with clinical endorsement and as an endorsed supervisor of postgraduate clinical psychology students (or equivalent). As a team player, your ability to communicate, foster and maintain strong and effective relationships at various levels of internal and external stakeholders within the profession of Psychology and within the University will be critical to the success of this role.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with a university named in the World’s Top 100 Young Universities ranking for 2017 by The Times Higher Education. The University is an EO employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies; on site gym, on site medical services supermarket and childcare facilities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Working Rights: Applicants for this position should have valid working rights for Australia.

Closing Date: 11:55pm, 10th June 2018

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume and a cover letter briefly outlining your skills and experience that will add value to this role.

For job specific information:  please contact Professor Iain Walker on or (02) 6201 5288.

Recruitment and application questions: please contact Sobana Nathan, Talent Acquisition Partner on 02 6206 8789 or email quoting ref No 492482.