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Mental Health Social Worker Psychologist

Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional
Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Specialist) Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% SuperannuationTerms: Full time, Continuing
Position overview
ANU Counselling provides counselling services to all current ANU students and is part of The Division of Student Life.  The Division of Student Life provides a range of support, enrichment, advisory and business services to help underpin the University"s educational goals for students living both on and off campus and we strive to ensure high quality and responsive services are delivered effectively to students from all backgrounds.
The ANU Counselling Centre is seeking multiple Psychologists or Mental Health Social Workers to join our team as Student Counsellors. The position primarily entails the provision of individual counselling to students. It requires professional expertise in psychological counselling practices and young adult mental health. An understanding of a broad range of personal, psychological, life stage, cultural and study related issues and the ability to adopt appropriate counselling frameworks is essential for this position. Mandarin speaking applicants encouraged to apply.
The Student Counsellor position is under the broad direction of the Head of the ANU Counselling. The core work of a Student Counsellor is the provision of psychological counselling services to students, including managing crises under supervision. You will also develop and present specialist group programs, workshops and seminars and participate in projects that contribute to the professional practice of the centre. In addition, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide advice and support to the ANU community on matters relating to students who are distressed and/or acutely unwell.
ANU Counselling also provides clinical supervision and training to ANU Psychology Clinical Masters and PhD students. Unconditional registration as a Clinical Psychologist and Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisory training that allows for unconditional AHPRA approved supervision for higher degree psychology students is desirable, but not a requirement of this position.
ANU offers a collaborative work environment, where you are supported to a develop your human resources skills while working alongside world leading academic and professional staff members. ANU Counselling is committed to supporting flexible work arrangements where possible within the operational demands of the Student Counsellor role.
For further information please contact Andrew Staniforth, Head of Counselling T: +61 2 6125 2442 E:
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
Application information
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 will not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 
Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 19 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Oct 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Mental Health Social Worker  Psychologist The Australian National University


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