Senior Clinician - Melbourne CBD | Melbourne - CBD

Senior Clinician - Melbourne CBD

Application Close Date: 03-Mar-2019
Location:
Melbourne - CBD
Category:
Allied Health
Position Type:
Various
Salary/Rate:
$96,942 - $117,293
Job Reference:
DOJ/SOATSSCLIN
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Senior Clinician (Senior Psychologist or Senior Social Worker)

AH4$96,942 - $117,293 per annum plus super

  • Manage, develop and supervise a small team of clinicians
  • Work in Melbourne CBD in our newly renovated offices (walking distance from Melbourne Central)
  • Participation in the Senior Management team
  • Receive specialised interactive and practical training within a forensic environment

Combine your supervision and psychologist or social work background as a member of Corrections Victoria. Join a supportive team of Senior Clinicians, where you supervise a dedicated team of experienced clinicians treating individuals from our community with complex offending behaviour histories.

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.
  • Opportunity exists within our 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 Senior 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

As a Senior Clinician within SOATS and Corrections Victoria, your tasks will include:

  • providing clinical leadership to a team of clinicians in the delivery of group program interventions with convicted offenders
  • providing clinical supervision to a team of Clinicians
  • coordinating community and/or prison based treatment
  • providing specialist clinical advice and recommendations
  • participation in the management team
  • establishing strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • overseeing and managing quality assurance processes

Qualifications

You are required to be either:

  • Registered as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency; or
  • be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Work

You are also required to hold a current driver's licence

Culture

  • You will join a high performing team with a relaxed and friendly culture
  • Access to a supportive culture, with guidance and consultation from your Manager
  • Attend team-building and social events throughout the year to celebrate successes
  • Professional Development workshops and conferences


Benefits

  • Based in our new Justice Service Centre in the Melbourne CBD, walking distance to Melbourne Central train station
  • Extensive training prior to formally starting in the role, in addition to mentoring and clinical supervision within the workplace
  • AHPRA or AASW membership funded annually
  • Professional networking opportunities with leading national and international experts in forensic and clinical practice
  • Provided with ongoing professional development and training, including seminars and conferences
  • 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.

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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