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Job Number : 28066
Type and Location : Health / ACT
Listed By : University of Canberra on 10 Jul 2019

The University of Canberra is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 and has been placed in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

The UC Medical and Counselling centre offers a very broad array of services via a professional multi- disciplinary team, aimed at supporting and retaining students.  In 2017, we had over 51,000 attendances and provided many other services to students; including a variety of groups, placement support workshops, training and support of RA’s residential assistants, programs supporting the Respect Now and Always campaign, information re Mental Illness and Mental Health is also offered to students and staff in conjunction with many other projects and campaigns.

We are currently seeking an experienced psychologist to provide quality counselling services to students of the University. The role is based at the Medical and Counselling centre at the University. Our team describe it as the best place to work.

The position is responsible for providing a professional, effective, accountable and responsive counselling service to students of the University. You will also act as a source of expertise to the Medical and Counselling team and the University in general, in matters relating to counselling and to the personal and academic welfare of students.

This role is well suited to a professional who enjoys working amongst a high performing, collaborative team and is seeking a multi-disciplinary role which is different to a private practice experience. Working within a supportive culture, you will undertake a variety of work including, but not limited to consulting, orientation and workshops. In addition you will have access to professional development opportunities.

To be successful for the role, you will have a Postgraduate qualification in Psychology and be registered with AHPRA. In addition you will have a minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in the provision of psychological services, including assessment, therapeutic intervention and appropriate evaluation. Further selection criteria can be found in the position description.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you will be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Vicki De Prazer – Senior Counsellor via

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 28th July 2019.

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For job specific information: please contact Vicki De Prazer – Senior Counsellor via

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

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