Vacancies

Call for applications – Queensland Board of the Psychology Board of Australia

Applications are sought from registered psychologists in Queensland for a practitioner member vacancy on the Queensland Board of the Psychology Board of Australia.

To view the vacancy and submit an application, please visit the Board member recruitment page on the AHPRA website.


Call for applications - National Psychology Examination Committee

The Psychology Board of Australia (the Board) invites applications from experienced psychologists seeking appointment to the National Psychology Examination Committee (NPE Committee). 

The Board is seeking members of the psychology profession who have experience and knowledge in the core competencies required for general registration in the profession, including the experience in training, teaching, and assessment of professional competencies. Expertise is require in the following areas:

  • ethics and professional issues
  • assessment and psychological testing
  • interventions
  • communications including cross-cultural and diverse groups, and
  • multiple-choice test construction and statistics (test validation and reliability)

To view the vacancy and submit and application, please visit the Committee member recruitment page on the AHPRA website.


Call for expressions of interest - Director on the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (Community member with legal expertise)

The Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) is inviting the expressions of interest to fill an upcoming Director vacancy on the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) Board.

APAC is a not-for-profit public company limited by guarantee. Under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS), APAC is the appointed accrediting authority for psychology in Australia.

APAC's main functions are:

  • Developing standards for the education and training of psychologists for approval by the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Assessing higher education providers and their programs of study to determine whether they meet the approved accreditation standards
  • Monitoring accredited education providers and their programs of study to ensure they continue to meet the approved accreditation standards
  • Advising and consulting to the Psychology Board of Australia, governments and other bodies on matters of education and training relevant to the Psychology profession and discipline

The APAC Board has 12 Directors. The Australia Psychological Society (APS) and Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Association (HODSPA) nominate four persons each. The APAC Board meets up to six times a year, usually in Melbourne.  Committee and other meetings may be held by teleconference. Directors are remunerated via an annual stipend (plus travel and expenses).

The PsyBA nominates four directors (three psychologists and one non-psychologist community member with expertise in law) to sit on the APAC Board. The current call for expressions of interest is open to a community member with expertise in law. The term of appointment is three years, with eligibility for reappointment for one further term.

It is expected that applicants will have legal qualifications and relevant professional practice or academic experience. Applicants must be eligible to be a director of a company and reside in Australia. The following skills and experience are also desirable:

  • prior Board experience
  • experience or understanding of the higher education sector
  • experience of the regulatory sector
  • graduate of the AICD Company Directors course
  • knowledge of professional accreditation systems and processes
  • team player
  • strategic focus

To express your interest, please send a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your curriculum vitae (including the contact details of two referees), addressed to: Psychology Board of Australia, at psychologychair@ahpra.gov.au. Enquiries about the Director role can also be sent to this address. Expressions of interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged.

Expressions of interest close by 10.00am AEDT on Monday 5 November 2018.

 
 
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