Provisional Psychologist - Melbourne CBD | Melbourne - CBD

Provisional Psychologist - Melbourne CBD

Application Close Date: 03-Mar-2019
Location:
Melbourne - CBD
Category:
Allied Health
Position Type:
Various
Salary/Rate:
$60,114 - $82,404
Job Reference:
DOJ/SOATSPROV
Attachments:
Note clipClinician - SOATS.pdf (PDF, 254KB)
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Provisional Psychologist

Melbourne CBD

AH2.2.1 $67,866 per annum + super

Join our expanding team of clinicians and make a marked difference to community safety.

  • Ongoing access to funded clinical supervision to assist you in gaining full AHPRA registration.
  • Receive 11 weeks of specialised interactive and practical training within a forensic environment
  • Be rewarded with promotion and significant pay-rise on completion of your registration
  • Roles centrally based in our newly renovated office in Melbourne CBD (walking distance from Melbourne Central)

Corrections Victoria is recruiting for their new intake of Clinicians within their Specialised Offender Assessment and Treatment Service (SOATS) team

Our objective:

To provide evidence-based assessment and treatment to reduce recidivism.

Specialised Offender Assessment and Treatment Service (SOATS)

  • SOATS provides assessment and treatment to sentenced sexual offenders, violent and sexual offenders with a registered intellectual disability and violent and sexual offenders subject to a post sentence order, across both prison and Community Correctional Services.
  • SOATS clinicians are centrally based within the Melbourne CBD office. Some travel to metropolitan and regional locations will be required.
  • Opportunities exist across the three teams: Intervention Pathways and Planning, Disability and Supported Pathways as well as the Treatment team.

 

We invite you to attend one of our upcoming information sessions

You will hear from our current clinical team and discover more about what a career as a Clinician with Corrections Victoria is like

  • Wednesday, 20 February 6-7pm – In-person in Parkville. Click here to register
  • Saturday, 23 February 11am-12pm – In-person in North Melbourne. Click here to register
  • Wednesday, 27 February 5.30pm-6.30pm – Live video information session. Click here to register
  • Thursday, 28 February 12.30-1.30pm – Live video information session. Click here to register

 

About the role

  • You do not need to have previous experience within a forensic environment to apply. This position is an opportunity to garner experience and exposure as a clinician and forge a long-term career within Corrections Victoria
  • Utilise cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioural therapies (DBT) with a focus on positive behaviour change
  • Administer assessments and deliver group-based offence specific programs both within Melbourne CBD and throughout Victoria's prisons (work vehicle provided)
  • Prepare detailed clinical reports for key stakeholders including risk assessment and treatment reports
  • Apply the key therapeutic frameworks to guide assessment and treatment recommendations
  • Actively contribute to ongoing research and training for the assessment and treatment of offenders

 

Registration requirements

To be eligible, you must hold provisional registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for the purpose of employment.

Provisional Psychologist (AH2V21 $67,866 per annum + super) requirements, to be eligible, you must be within either the:

  • 5+1 internship pathway
  • 4+2 where you have completed all components relating to child and adolescent psychology or;
  • Higher Studies pathway

You are also required to hold a valid drivers' licence.

 

Applications close on Sunday 3 March at 11.59pm AEDT.

Please note, we are reviewing applications regularly prior to the close date, so please do not hesitate in submitting your application with us.

For further information regarding these opportunities, please contact Jonathan Blake, Recruitment Services on 03 8684 0103, candidatecare@justice.vic.gov.au or please add Jonathan on LinkedIn here

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, 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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