Careers with Australian Sports Commission

Athlete Psychologist

The AIS Division is responsible for leading and enabling a united high performance system that supports Australian athletes to achieve podium success. AIS Operations will deliver targeted High Performance programs that provide unique, impactful and competitive advantage services across the Canberra Campus and European Training Centre (ETC).  These programs will provide a multi-disciplinary performance solutions approach to targeting pre-elite athletes (particularly induction and confirmation), complex athlete injury rehabilitation and support for National Sporting Organisation’s (NSO) short and long stay high performance camps.Within Performance Services you will play a key role in the implementation and delivery of performance services in accordance with the branch strategy. As the Athlete Psychologist you will provide supporting psychology expertise to a number of on campus programs including the AIS Clinical Services, Intensive Rehabilitation (IR) and duty of care support for residential long stay athletes. The role will also develop psychology content and be involved in delivery across AIS camps catering to national sporting organisations. We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following:Tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience in Psychology, in counselling or clinical psychology practice.Registration as a psychologist. Appropriate endorsement.Two or more years of counselling or clinical practice experience.Demonstrated competence and evidence-based counselling practice.Demonstrated psychological crisis management knowledge.Position is based in Canberra and will be available as a part-time role (22.5 hours) on a fixed term contract until 17th December 2021Salary = $108,243 - $127,726 per annum (pro rata) + up to 15.4% superannuation  Applications close 5.00pm AEST Wednesday 28th October 2020 (no late applications will be accepted).Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.Attachments: Job DescriptionAcknowledgement of CountryThe ASC recognises the outstanding contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to sport in Australia and celebrates the power of sport to promote reconciliation and reduce inequality.Job Description Australia - ACT ACT

Athlete Psychologist

  • Work for Australia's strategic high performance sporting agency
  • Be part of a Multi-Disciplinary Performance Team
  • Interact with many of the nation's top and aspiring athletes

The AIS Division is responsible for leading and enabling a united high performance system that supports Australian athletes to achieve podium success. AIS Operations will deliver targeted High Performance programs that provide unique, impactful and competitive advantage services across the Canberra Campus and European Training Centre (ETC).  These programs will provide a multi-disciplinary performance solutions approach to targeting pre-elite athletes (particularly induction and confirmation), complex athlete injury rehabilitation and support for National Sporting Organisation’s (NSO) short and long stay high performance camps.

Within Performance Services you will play a key role in the implementation and delivery of performance services in accordance with the branch strategy. As the Athlete Psychologist you will provide supporting psychology expertise to a number of on campus programs including the AIS Clinical Services, Intensive Rehabilitation (IR) and duty of care support for residential long stay athletes. The role will also develop psychology content and be involved in delivery across AIS camps catering to national sporting organisations.

 We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience in Psychology, in counselling or clinical psychology practice.
  • Registration as a psychologist. Appropriate endorsement.
  • Two or more years of counselling or clinical practice experience.
  • Demonstrated competence and evidence-based counselling practice.
  • Demonstrated psychological crisis management knowledge.

Position is based in Canberra and will be available as a part-time role (22.5 hours) on a fixed term contract until 17th December 2021

Salary = $108,243 - $127,726 per annum (pro rata) + up to 15.4% superannuation  

Applications close 5.00pm AEST Wednesday 28th October 2020 (no late applications will be accepted).

Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Attachments: Job Description

Acknowledgement of Country

The ASC recognises the outstanding contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to sport in Australia and celebrates the power of sport to promote reconciliation and reduce inequality.

Please download the job description and then hit the "Apply Now" button. You will need to upload your CV/Resume and then complete the online application form. The application form will include these questions:

  • Describe how your personal attributes will contribute to our team and enhance relationships with stakeholders
  • Referencing the job description, please describe why you believe you are suitable for this position
  • Please list your key relevant achievements

If you have any questions after reading the job description please contact Ross Smith on 02 6214 1712 for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1579.
If you experience any technical issues please contact People & Culture on (02) 6214 1328 or people@ausport.gov.au

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