Researcher in Psychology
University of New South Wales

Researcher in Psychologist

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Work type: casual
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Clinical/Medical Research, Healthcare

The Supervising Psychologist (Forensic) contributes to the supervision and training of provisional psychologists at UNSW Forensic Psychology clinic in Surry Hills.

This role will:

  • Provide individual and group supervision of Master of Psychology program students.
  • Manage learning and evaluate development of provisional psychologists by observing, guiding and providing feedback on interactions with clients.
  • Provide learning opportunities and training support.
  • Maintain a client caseload and/or have oversight of caseloads of provisional psychologists.
  • Participate in and conduct educational activities.
  • Provide feedback to the Clinic Director regarding the clinic’s effectiveness and provisional psychologist performance.
  • Coordinate and carry out office administration including placement coordination into external placement sites.
  • Develop clinic protocols and resources.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

A person engaged is generally expected to have the following skills and experience:

  • Registered psychologist with AHPRA with endorsement in an applicable field of psychology, such as Forensic or Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology. Board approved supervisor with demonstrated post qualification clinical experience.
  • Strong psychology skills with respect to cultural consideration of clients, risk assessment, and clinical intervention with a variety of client presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially in relation to provision of effective feedback.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team, can work autonomously and independently to manage competing demands.

This role will be three days a week (7 hours per day). 

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

If you require any further information regarding the role, please contact Leah Vircoe at

To submit an application for the role, please do so via the 'Apply Now' button. Please note, no applications will be accepted via email.

Position Description

Advertised: 18 Sep 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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