Overview

Corrections Victoria Clinician – Bendigo – Part time Part Time in Victoria

Corrections Victoria

Branch VIC AU

Position:
Clinician – Bendigo – Part time
Location:
Victoria

Access to world class professional development through training, supervision and mentoring. Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department…

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email [email protected]

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.

There are few roles in the allied health profession that provide exposure to such complex clients and group work expertise based on leading research.

  • Part time positions available in the Bendigo Justice Service Centre and Loddon Mallee Prisons
  • Salary range $77,418 – $87,838 per annum plus superannuation (pro rata)
  • Use your skills and knowledge to influence behaviour change

Opportunity to deliver offender behaviour change programs and reduce the risk of re-offending

Access to world class professional development through training, supervision and mentoring

About Allied Health in Corrections Victoria

Corrections Victoria’s purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Our clinicians are committed to working with forensic populations towards behaviour change by balancing clinical and community risk considerations.

Our Offending Behaviour Programs (OBP) division provides targeted interventions to offenders across public prisons and Community Correctional Services (CCS). All interventions aim to reduce an offender’s risk of re-offending utilising a best practice framework. Using a strong cognitive-behavioural approach, interventions range from intensive therapeutic group programs to shorter psycho-educational programs, and individual intervention where required.

About the role

A career as a clinician in Corrections Victoria will provide you the opportunity to participate in a range of high quality training and professional development opportunities with leading national and international experts in the area of forensic and clinical work.

Working as a clinician in a correctional environment offers a unique opportunity to develop expertise that is supported by high quality leadership, collaborative and multidisciplinary teams to reduce re-offending.

You do not need to be experienced in working with the offender population. We are looking for clinicians who are able to apply their well-developed clinical skills to complex clients.

Skills and experience

As our ideal candidate you will be:

  • registered as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia; or
  • registered as a member (or be eligible for membership) with the Australian Association of Social Work; or
  • credentialed as a mental health nurses with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses; or
  • registered as an occupational therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders.

If you are resilient, flexible, like to work as part of a team of like-minded individuals, and are passionate about delivering interventions that make a difference within the community, then we would like to hear from you!

Relocation packages available subject to negotiation.

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds.

The department has a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Skills and experience

As our ideal candidate you will be:

  • registered as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia; or
  • registered as a member (or be eligible for membership) with the Australian Association of Social Work; or
  • credentialed as a mental health nurses with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses; or
  • registered as an occupational therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders.

If you are resilient, flexible, like to work as part of a team of like-minded individuals, and are passionate about delivering interventions that make a difference within the community, then we would like to hear from you!

Relocation packages available subject to negotiation.

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds.

The department has a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Optional Information Session

To find out more about our Allied Health – Clinician and Senior Clinician opportunities we are holding an information session in our office in Melbourne CBD.

Date: Thursday, 20 April

Time: 5.45pm (for a 6pm start) until 7.30pm

We will have members of our clinician and our recruitment teams introducing you to the roles, and you will have an opportunity to speak to us one on one about any questions you may have. We will also have members from Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) presenting on internship program requirements.

To register please click on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/allied-health-djr-clinician-and-senior-clinician-information-session-tickets-33572342781

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position’s Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

For further information about these opportunities please contact Sandra De Lorenzo, Senior Consultant on (03) 8684 1721 within the Recruitment Services Team.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-13
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