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Research Assistant, Eating Disorder Credentialing System

  • Opportunity to bring your research skills to shaping the future of the eating disorder workforce
  • Part time (0.6-0.8 FTE) role until 30 June 2023
  • Flexible work practices
  • Preferably Sydney based with potential for other locations around Australia

The Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) is the peak body representing and supporting the activities of all professionals working in the field of eating disorders and related issues in prevention, treatment, and research.
ANZAED provides opportunities for collegial interaction, sharing of knowledge and resources, networking, and advocacy to support researchers, clinicians and others working with eating disorders. We want to see a properly skilled and valued workforce delivering safe and effective eating disorders research, prevention, treatment, and support to all who need it.

The ANZAED Eating Disorder Credential is an innovative program to formally recognise clinicians with the qualifications, knowledge, training, and professional development profile to meet minimum standards for delivery of safe and effective eating disorder treatment. The Credential includes a program of research activity to inform and support the credential program and further develop the knowledge base in this field.
The Research Assistant is dedicated to supporting the smooth implementation of the credential program research projects. Working closely with two other part-time research assistants and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Western Sydney University, you will:

  • Undertake a wide range of research activities to deliver research projects using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Review and summarise academic literature complementing the research work being undertaken.
  • Contribute to building an active research record, preparing findings for oral and written communication including publications.
  • Be a point of contact for research participants and stakeholders.
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records of all research processes, activity, and data.

For further information, please refer to the full position description.

This role requires an adaptable, skilled professional with a proactive and positive approach to their work. As a tertiary qualified researcher with previous experience in a similar role you will bring:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of a range of research methodologies and their application in a health or social sciences context.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a research environment and contributing to the development and delivery of research projects and publications.
  • The ability to be flexible and creative in managing multiple tasks and problem solving.

To be considered for the role you should submit a written application outlining your suitability for the position along with your current resume. In writing your application you should address the criteria in the position description as well as the role advertisement.

Please note there is no application close date and applications will be reviewed as they are received. We invite you to apply as soon as possible.

Please forward your application letter with your CV to: | Adjunct A/Prof Gabriella Heruc | Credentialing Director, ANZAED.

Senior Clinician- Eating Disorders
Permanent Part-Time (22.8 Hours per Week)   

The Senior Clinician role at Austin Child and Youth Mental Health Service is a newly created position that will be providing clinical expertise to support families accessing the Austin CYMHS eating disorder treatment program. The Eating Disorders program provides evidence-based interventions to young people experiencing severe eating disorders and may present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues. This role will involve providing outpatient eating disorder support to families through the assessment and treatment process, as well as the opportunity for facilitating support groups and contribution to service planning. The role will support us navigate the expansion of service in line with the Royal Commission into Mental Health recommendations. If you are passionate and experienced working with children and youth mental health and enjoy shaping new teams and services for young people and their families, we are keen for you to join us.  For more information and to apply, please visit Austin Health Careers.

Contact Person: Gemma Urbini, Eating Disorders Co-Ordinator, (03) 9496 5108  
Closing Date: 14 February, 2023