Senior Clinician - Wangaratta | North East - Wangaratta

Senior Clinician - Wangaratta

Application Close Date: 29-Apr-2018
North East - Wangaratta
Allied Health
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$93,867 - $113,572
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Senior Clinician vacancies - Wangaratta Justice Service Centre

  • Join our expanding Offending Behaviour Programs team in a leadership role
  • Combination of service delivery to complex clients and clinical leadership
  • Salary range (AH4 $93,867 - $113,572 per annum plus super)
  • Make a positive difference to our community by reducing re-offending 

 Offending Behaviour Programs

  • Responsible for providing offending behaviour programs to eligible prisoners in public prisons and offenders reporting to Community Correctional Services. 
  • The Hume region covers two minimum security correctional facilities (Beechworth and Dhurringile) and four Community Corrections locations (Wangaratta, Wodonga, Shepparton and Seymour).  
  • Interventions include addressing violence propensity, general offending behaviour, motivating change and emotional management

Working and living in the Hume region

  • Encapsulates a large and varied area full of stunning landscapes, gourmet produce, high country, heritage, history, culture and events
  • Be part of an approachable, friendly and safe community
  • High quality and variety of schools
  • Lower cost of living and housing in comparison to larger cities
  • Easily accessible to Melbourne by car or train

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As a Senior Clinician, reporting to the Regional Manager, you will provide:

  • Leadership and management to a team of Clinicians – providing their clinical supervision, and access to professional development and training
  • The provision of clinical advice to external contractors, key stakeholders in prisons and Community Corrections Services (CCS)
  • Clinical leadership in the planning, development and implementation of programs and services delivered by the OBP team
  • Individual assessment, individual and group interventions as required, to complex clients and groups

Skills and Experience

As a Senior Clinician, you will have:

  • Clinical leadership and staff management skills:
  • Knowledge and skills in the assessment and delivery of treatment to complex clients;
  • The ability to demonstrate exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills, working effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment, and
  • Resilience and flexibility, confidently managing competing priorities on a day-to-day basis.


To be successful, you will

  • Be registered as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration; or
  • Be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Work
  • Have at least two years clinical experience post-registration or membership
  • Specialist training and/or postgraduate qualifications in a clinical or forensic field is desirable.


  • Interactive and thorough paid training (including foundation, theory, and mentored on the job training) is provided
  • Joining an established and experienced clinician team, which foster a mentoring and learning culture.
  • Your Regional Manager will be based with you at the Wangaratta Justice Service Centre, where an open and accessible management structure is fostered
  • 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 (accommodation and travel costs provided).
  • Annual salary increases (within the Allied Health banding grade) when annual performance benchmarks are met.
  • Visa sponsorship assistance and/or relocation allowances may be available for eligible candidates

For further information, Please contact Lisa Mannion, Regional Manager, on 0428 973 430 or

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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