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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

Become part of something distinctive.

Psychology Clinic Specialist

Apply now Job no: 495396
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Student Support

• Exciting opportunity to join a high-performing and close-knit team
• UC Level 8 - Salary Range $100,423pa – $112,010pa + 17% super plus generous benefits based on the successful candidate’s level of experience.
• Full-Time, Ongoing opportunity

The University of Canberra is a young university with fierce ambition. The university works with government, business and industry locally and internationally, challenging the status quo through the pursuit of better ways to teach, learn and research, serving our communities and the nation. Our continued success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world’s fastest rising university in the nation and the world (QS, 2019).

The Faculty of Health is a vibrant and innovative Faculty including Psychology, Sport and Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, Midwifery, Optometry and Vision Science, Counselling, Medical Imaging, Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy. It is also home to the Health Research Institute encompassing the Centre for Research and Action in Public Health and UC-RISE (the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise). 

Operating under the broad direction of the Clinics Manager, the Psychology Clinical Specialist will supervise the Master of Clinical Psychology Students undertaking their first and second placements at the UC Health clinic. They will work closely with the academic staff to ensure the learning objectives for the clinical placements are achieved. The ideal candidate will work in a team to grow and develop the clinic and to provide the client exposure necessary for internal placements.

Your excellent attention to detail, superior communication skills, resilience and ability to problem solve will make you an ideal candidate for this role. You will be enthusiastic and proactive with demonstrated experience in providing high level customer service to a diverse client base.

You will have an experienced approach with a flexible attitude. You will be confident, nurturing and supportive of a student’s learning journey and innately keen to help when and wherever you can. To succeed in this role, you will also have a strong commitment to providing professional client service, a natural ability to work collaboratively within a team and with others and you will pride yourself on your efficiency and initiative. 

A master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and endorsement as a clinical psychologist is essential. The suitable candidate must have Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor status or willingness to obtain this, prior to commencement.

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 a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

For job specific information: Please contact Sally Jackson, UC Clinics Manager via email at

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the UC Talent Team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 3rd March 2021


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