18 Jan 2018

Contract Research Officer (Clinical Assessment) # 1020-1

STARTTS – Posted by Tully BatesCarramar, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Description

Do you want to work in one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors; that’s quality focused, diverse & committed to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in communities?

Come & join us!

The Organisation

“STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths.”

The Role

The Multilingual Computer-Assisted Self Interview (MultiCASI) is a computerised alternative to the pen and paper administration of psychological questionnaires which is routinely used by STARTTS counsellors.  The role of the Research Officer (Clinical Assessment) is to enhance STARTTS’ capacity to conduct clinical evaluation and research, with a focus on the use of computer-administered questionnaires and other psychometric and physiological assessment tools. The role will also support other members of the Research Team in the conduct of research and evaluation projects that involve a computerised assessment platform or other standardised assessment tools.

Skills Required

You will have Tertiary qualifications in the behavioural sciences or similar with demonstrated research skills and experience.  Highly-developed computer skills including Microsoft Excel (or equivalent), and experience using a statistical analysis program such as SPSS.  You will have well-developed organisational skills with the ability to plan, coordinate and prioritise competing tasks to meet objectives and deadlines.  You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.

For full selection criteria please see the position description

Position No: 1020-1

Closing date: COB on Friday 23rd February 2018

Enquiries: Mr Joshua Hall on 02 9794 1900

Work Type: 38 hours per week. Contract up to 12 months (continuation subject to ongoing funding).

Location: Carramar

Salary: Health Education Officer or a relevant professional classification based on qualifications.

A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered to reduce the taxable income and increase the take home pay.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must submit a statement against the selection criteria as per the position description together with a STARTTS application form and a current CV.

To view the position description (inc. selection criteria) and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the jobs section of STARTTS website: www.startts.org.au.

NB: Depending on the role, if appointed, as well as a Criminal Record Check clearance you may need a current ‘NSW Working With Children Check’ clearance, follow this link for information:  http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/New-Working-With-Children-Check/apply/-apply

Job Categories: Job Vacancies. Job Types: Contract and Full-Time. Job Tags: NSW.

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