Senior Programs Officer (Clinical) | Melbourne - CBD

Senior Programs Officer (Clinical)

Application Close Date: 28-Nov-2017
Melbourne - CBD
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$92,253 - $111,619
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Senior Programs Officer (Clinical)

  • Opportunity to shape clinical service delivery for offenders
  • Stakeholder engagement with other experienced clinicians
  • Work with a strong and supportive team in a dynamic environment

The Offender Management Division, Corrections Victoria (CV) is responsible for managing the movement of prisoners through the system. The division is also responsible for reducing reoffending by providing case management, programs and services that engage offenders in positive behavioural change and ensuring that all programs are delivered to the highest standards and maintain best practice in CV.

The Senior Program Officer (Clinical) role is located in the Rehabilitation and Reintegration Branch.  The branch encapsulates a range of units responsible for CV's strategic statewide service and program development across prisons and community corrections for a range of vulnerable cohorts in accordance with Government priorities. 

Reporting to the Manager of the Quality and Standards Unit, the Senior Program Officer (Clinical) role is responsible for service and program development of offending behaviour programs with a focus on clinical pathways for prisoners and offenders across the correctional system. 

Areas of interest will include:

  • Cultural integrity and resilience,
  • Women, youth, and those with a disability and the aging,
  • Transition and reintegration services on entry to prison and through to post-release and
  • Clinical, psycho-educational and wellbeing interventions for general and violent offenders

You will lead, plan, consult and advise on offence specific and offence related services and program development and ensure effective implementation and delivery of quality improvement initiatives for prisoners and offenders.

A key component of the role will be to proactively identify emerging issues to ensure responsivity to strategic, operational and service demands as well as actively contribute to and inform ongoing service and quality improvement of services to ensure best practice is maintained.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the design and development of programs and services.
  • Demonstrated understanding and awareness of the key issues impacting complex service environments.

This is an exciting opportunity to engage with a range of stakeholders and clinicians both nationally and internationally, resolve emgerging service issues and identify opportunities for improvement.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

Applications close Sunday 26 November 2017

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