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Field Education Supervisors


(Expression of interest)


About the role


ACAP is seeking field education supervisors for its Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work Qualifying Program in Sydney. Suitable candidates must be social work professionals (eligible for full membership of the AASW).

The candidate we seek will ideally have:

  • A minimum of five years full-time practice experience, or its part-time equivalent;

  • A demonstrated commitment to continuing professional education; and

  • An interest in developing social work knowledge and skills.

  • Eligibility for AASW membership

    In additional they must be willing to:

  • Engage in training prior to first engagement as Field Education Supervisors.

  • Involve the organisation, the field educator and the student in a consultative process about the goals, learning processes, structure and assessment of the placement

  • Maintain regular contact with the student, monitor the progress of the placement, mediate any difficulties and assess student progress.

  • Provide a minimum of 1.5 hours formal supervision per week.

  • Observe the student’s practice in placements where the focus is on direct practice.


    What we can do for you:

•       Career progression and leadership development pathways

  • Collegial and collaborative environment with the aim of academic excellence

  • Mobility within the organisation and locations

  • Staff study scholarship 75% for all ACAP courses

  • First class modern facilities

  • Health & Wellbeing packages which includes free counselling for employees and family, discounted gym membership, movie tickets, discounts on travel, accommodation and insurance

About us:

We are ACAP, the Australian College of Applied Psychology. We are a tertiary education institute that specialises in psychology, counselling, social work and criminology and part of the Navitas Group.

35 years ago we opened our doors and sought to provide aspiring practitioners a modern approach to understanding the human mind and behaviour, through applied learning. This approach to teaching is what makes us different. It's why curious minds choose to learn and develop their skills with us. ACAP is proud to hold Self Accrediting Authority with TEQSA and 7 year registration with ASQA, in both cases quality indicators with regulators for the education sector in Australia.

We were the first non-university higher education provider to offer a range of qualifications recognised by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC). Our range of courses are also recognise by The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), The International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Our smaller classes and flexible studying options help each student navigate their journey in their own way. Visit for more information.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Navitas promotes and embraces an inclusive and diversified workforce. We believe equality, flexibility and diversity in the workplace will deliver a rich and collaborative environment for our employees, students and clients. We encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and diverse community groups.

How to apply:

Please email your resume to, or for further information about the role, please contact Goetz Ottmann on (02) 82368068

Applications close on Friday 31 August 2019 at 5:00 pm however, we reserve the right to progress or confirm applicants prior to close date. Applications received after the close date may be considered pending the recruitment process.

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Successful candidates will require full working rights in Australia and undergo criminal records and working with children check.

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