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Performance Psychologist

Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS)

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  • Mount Claremont Western Australia Australia
  • Full Time, Contract/Temp
  • $92,317 - $100,878 pa (plus super)
Closing 31 Jan 2021
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The Western Australian Institute of Sport seek a Performance Psychologist to work with some of the best current and emerging Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Australia.

  • The ideal candidate is a registered Psychologist with in-depth experience in high performance environments.
  • The role will be fully embedded in Sport Programs at WAIS, working directly with elite athletes and coaches as part of a multidisciplinary support team. The role of the Performance Psychologist will assist athletes develop their performance mindset and ability to perform when it matters the most.
  • A flexible approach along with an understanding of elite performance and ‘what it takes to win’ at the Olympics and Paralympics is preferred. In return WAIS and the AIS will provide access to the High-Performance Sport System Psychology Peer Supervisory Network.
  • Located in the beautiful McGillivray Oval precinct in Mt Claremont, access to the state-of-the-art strength and conditioning gym and close to HBF Stadium this is the perfect role for a Psychologist with the drive to be successful in a high-performance environment.

This is a full-time, two year fixed term opportunity with an immediate start. 

At WAIS, we don’t just accept difference we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our athletes, our staff, and our community. WAIS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • National Police / Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence
  • APHRA Registration


Application Instruction

Applicants are required to submit a one-page cover letter along with their resume outlining their experience against the attached position description.

Applications close midnight AWST, 31 January 2021. Please note, WAIS reserves the right to close job adverts based on interest.

For further information please contact Karl Cooke, Performance Team Director National  

To apply online, please send your resume to:

WAIS Recruitment

(08) 9387 8166

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