The ANU Psychology Clinic, within the Research School of Psychology, specialises in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems experienced by people of all ages. We aim to help people achieve greater well-being in relation to their work, community, learning, relationships, and quality of life. Our services are available to students and staff of the ANU and members of the broader Canberra community.
The Psychology Clinic is an energetic and dynamic clinical-research-training setting that is responsible for preparing postgraduate clinical psychology students for registration and practice as Clinical Psychologists. Staff and students enthusiastically embrace the scientist-practitioner model of clinical psychology training and focus on evidence-based practice and the integration of practice with scientific inquiry. We are a group of compassionate practitioners and enthusiastic thinkers who are driven to challenge what is expected, expand what we know, and learn from others. Working under the broad supervision of the Senior Clinical Psychologist, the Clinical Psychologist will be responsible for: 1. Supervising clinical placements for provisional psychologists in the ANU Psychology Clinic 2. Providing appropriate psychological services, including assessment and diagnosis and individual and group interventions for clients in the Clinic 3. Undertaking consultation, liaison, teaching support and training services as required. 4. Supporting the effective operation of the Clinic 5. Comply with all ANU policies and procedures, and in particular those relating to work health and safety and equal opportunity
We are seeking to appoint a child clinical psychologist who will focus on providing child clinical services and clinical supervision to provisional psychologists within the Clinical Psychology Program at the ANU. In the position, you will supervise provisional psychologists completing their first clinical placement, support teaching and training of postgraduate students, provide appropriate psychological services to clients and their families (assessment, diagnosis, individual/group interventions), participate in the generation and execution of clinically-relevant research, and contribute to the overall effective operation and strategic directions of the Psychology Clinic. The ability and desire to teach into the postgraduate curriculum in child clinical psychology is also preferred. The successful candidate will have a Masters or Doctoral degree in clinical psychology and endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the PsyBA, Board-approval as a supervisor, and previous experience supervising provisional psychologists and working in a university setting. We also require strong competencies in the training and delivery of empirically-supported psychological interventions for children and their families. In addition, expertise conducting diagnostic interviews, intellectual/cognitive assessments, behavioural/mental health assessments, learning assessments, and family assessments is essential. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. A Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APAC accredited postgraduate training program. 2. Full registration as a psychologist with area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology, and either approved or eligible to be a supervisor for Higher degree placements, and working in the area of child clinical psychology. 3. Firm theoretical grounding and practical delivery of first, second and third wave CBT interventions. 4. Demonstrated experience in the clinical supervision of provisional psychologists within the field of adolescent and adult clinical psychology. Experience working in the context of a university-based psychology clinic is an asset. 5. Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of clinical presentations and the ability to implement this expertise in a university teaching clinic. 6. Demonstrated ability to function independently as a clinical psychologist including high level and contemporary skills in the areas of adolescent and adult assessment, intervention, consultation, and service evaluation. 7. Well-developed oral and written communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, and the ability to work effectively both independently and in a small team. 8. Demonstrated ability to assist with the management, strategic of a clinical service and to assist with innovations for improving clinic operations and clinical services. 9. Proven ability to use analytical and problem solving skills to review and/or develop innovative and strategic program initiatives. 10.A demonstrated high-level understanding of equal opportunity principles and a commitment to the application of EO policies in a university context. 11. Interest and experience in advancing the science and scholarship of clinical psychology, psychological service delivery, and/or clinical supervision.
Classification: ANU Officer 8 Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 p.a. plus 17% Superannuation Terms: Part time (17.5 hours per week), Continuing
Canberra, ACT In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: A statement addressing the selection criteria. A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. Applications close: 21 Mar 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time For more information, please contact Associate Professor Bruce Christensen: email [email protected]anu.edu.au or phone (02) 6125 2814