Clinician and Senior Clinician - Wangaratta | North East - Wangaratta

Clinician and Senior Clinician - Wangaratta

Application Close Date: 24-Apr-2018
Location:
North East - Wangaratta
Category:
Allied Health
Position Type:
Other
Salary/Rate:
See Advertisement
Job Reference:
DOJ/AHWANG18
Attachments:
Note clipClinician OBP PD.pdf (PDF, 776KB)
Job Specification

Senior clinician OBP PD.pdf (PDF, 705KB)
Job Specification

Fact Sheet - Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 159KB)


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Clinician and Senior Clinician vacancies

Wangaratta Justice Service Centre

 The positive impact you'll make as a clinician will extend beyond your direct client, to the client's family and the wider community, where you will truly "make a difference".

Role Summaries

As a Clinician, your tasks can include:

  • providing risk assessment, clinically interview clients and determine appropriate treatment pathways
  • preparing treatment plans, treatment reports, and risk assessment reports for stakeholders, such as the Adult Parole Board
  • applying the key therapeutic frameworks outlined in your training to guide assessment and treatment recommendations
  • Actively contribute to ongoing research and training on the assessment and treatment of offenders
  • delivering mainly group-based offending behaviour programs including offence-specific and offence-related interventions
  • working across a broad range of intervention programs, you will gain a diverse and extensive understanding of the different programs delivered.

* We also have vacancies for Provisional Psychologists (AH2 $65,713 - $79,790 per annum + super) This includes paid AHPRA certified supervision; assisting you in achieving your general registration (where you will be promoted to the AH3 salary band).

In addition to these, as a Senior Clinician, you will manage:

  • a team of Clinicians – assisting with their professional development and training
  • the provision programs across prisons and/or Community Corrections Services (CCS).
  • and adhere to and demonstration of key therapist characteristics empathy, warmth, rewarding and directive] to facilitate the therapeutic relationship.

We are committed to cognitive behavioural therapies with a focus on behaviour change and self-efficacy, self-awareness of clients.

Business Units

OBP uses interventions to reduce violence, inspire motivation to change, emotion management and other offence-related topics. OBP is structured within a hybrid model, covering eligible prisoners in public prisons and offenders reporting to Community Correctional Services across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

SOATS aims to reduce the risk of sexual and violent reoffending. The team achieves this by administering assessment, management and therapeutic intervention services to convicted sexual and violent offenders.

Press play to watch a short film about what it's like to work as a Clinician in the Hume region

Are you qualified?

To be appointed as a clinician for Corrections Victoria, you are required to be either:

  • registered as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (provisional psychologists are welcome to apply); or
  • be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Work; or
  • credentialed as a mental health nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses; or
  • registered as an occupational therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Benefits

  • Interactive and thorough paid training (including foundation, theory, and mentored on the job training) is provided
  • Joining established and experienced clinician teams, which foster a mentoring and learning culture.
  • Your regional director also is based at the Wangaratta Justice Service Centre where you are based, where you will be part of an open and accessible management structure
  • The networking opportunities you receive with leading national and international experts in forensic and clinical work.
  • Ongoing professional development and training, including external seminars and conferences in Victoria.
  • Career progression paths for Provisional Psychologists with paid supervision to work towards general registration.
  • Annual salary increases (within the Allied Health banding grade) when annual performance benchmarks are met.
  • Visa sponsorship assistance and/or relocation allowances are available for eligible candidates and vacancies.

To watch the full length short video and find out some of the reasons why we love living and working in Hume at the Department of Justice and Regulation, please press here

Applications close at 11.59pm on Monday, 12 March. There will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's key selection criteria, to which you are required to respond. In addition, we are regularly reviewing applications up until the closing date, so please do not delay in submitting your application.

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We employ people of any gender, age, religion, cultural background and sexual orientation. We also seek to accommodate staff members with disabilities. 

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