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Casual - Counsellor X 2 (Level 6) & Psychologist X 2 (Level 7)

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Perth, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Student Success and Wellbeing

  • Casual appointment until December 2021
  • Salary range: Level 6: $42.43 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation plus 25% casual loading
  • Salary range: Level 7: $46.45 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation plus 25% casual loading

About the opportunity

As part of the Counselling and Psychological Services team, you will deliver short term, brief intervention counselling and / or psychological services to students who present with mild to moderate mental health issues.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide short-term counselling and psychological interventions to students who present with various mental health, personal, work and study related issues, using culturally appropriate evidence based counselling and psychological therapeutic methods
  • Refer student clients as appropriate for medical, psychiatric and other forms of assessment and/or treatment according to accepted practices of the Service
  • Undertake risk assessment and crisis / debrief sessions as needed. Assess the type and severity of issues presented by student clients during the process
  • Liaise with student client relatives, relevant university staff and community agencies as appropriate

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Mental Health (counselling, mental health social work, psychology)
  • Eligibility for registration with PACFA / PACAWA or AASW (Mental Health Social Worker) or AHPRA as Provisional Psychologist or General Psychologist
  • Relevant work experience at an appropriate level
  • Ability to assess risk and apply a range of counselling and therapeutic interventions appropriate to student client presentations
  • Demonstrated high level of communication skills and interpersonal skills specific to consultation, liaison, negotiation, provision of workshops and clinical service delivery within the tertiary educational environment
  • Ability to work as a professional in a multi-disciplinary team committed to the wider Student Services goals

Closing date: 11:55pm on Wednesday, 2 June 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.

Advertised: 19 May 2021 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Jun 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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