Research Clinician – University of New South Wales – Sydney NSW

Job no: 494611
Work type: Fixed term / Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Administration support

Ref 494611

  • One of the Asia-Pacific’s leading research intensive Universities
  • Strong regional and global engagement
  • Cutting edge facilities and equipment

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.

The Justice Health Research Program conducts research with offenders both incarcerated and in the community. Research interested include domestic violence, general violence, mental illness and sexual violence.

About the role

  • $91K-$99 plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading (pro-rata)
  • Fixed Term for 12 months
  • Part-time (21 hours per week)

The position holder is responsible for the management and site coordination of the ReINVEST study including patient management in designated NSW local government areas. The study management will be conducted through the Justice Health Research Program (JHRP). The position will involve direct contact with male offenders on a daily basis, as well as interaction with Legal Aid, Magistrates, Police, Private Legal Practitioners, Community Corrections Staff and Prosecutors. This position will cover the Central Coast, including Gosford and Wyong.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant Qualifications as a Registered Nurse, Registered Psychologist, or Clinical Psychologist with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with minimum five years post graduate experience in mental health
  • Extensive knowledge in the application of Good Clinical Research Practice Guidelines and a demonstrated ability to implement and adhere to
  • An understanding of psychometric tools used to assess impulsivity and personality disorders and knowledge of Good Clinical Research Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP).
  • Capacity to undertake physical examinations, collect pathology samples or willingness to learn (nursing)
  • Proven clinical leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework.
  • Clinical experience with violent offenders or aggressive clients with proven clinical assessment skills, with a track record of comprehensive mental state examinations
  • Ability to attend clinics situated on the Central Coast and from time to time offer coverage across Sydney Metro and Sydney Western Suburbs.

You should systematically address the selection criteria in your application.

Contact: Lee Knight, Clinical Coordinator | CNC (Forensic Mental Health), Justice Health Program


T: 0431 057810

Applications close: 4 weeks from live date

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Advertised: 07 Aug 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Sep 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time