First listed on: 21 June 2020


Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.
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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time up to 09-Aug-2021
Position Classification: Psychologist
Base annual salary (pro-rata): $67,889 - $88,991 (depending upon years of service)
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ171132
Location: Sydney

We are seeking a psychologist (up to 6 years of service) to join our team who will be responsible for conducting specialised and comprehensive cognitive assessments of children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1). Children with NF1 often experience a range of cognitive, learning and social difficulties and attend the NF1 Learning Disorders Clinic and/or Neurogenetic Clinic, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead for assessment.

The Learning Clinic is also actively involved in research activities including neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies involving brain MRI, clinical trials assessing the impact of therapies on cognition, and studies investigating the impact of sleep on cognition and behaviour.

This position will entail conducting cognitive assessments of children ( The psychologist as a member of the NF1 Learning Clinic will work independently as well as with other psychologists; and liaise with both educational and health professionals, and patients and families.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

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Applications Close: 19/7/20

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