Join the team that shapes forensic intervention in Victoria and create a bigger change.
- Work on complex cases with a unique group
- Enjoy world-class training and wellbeing support
- Flexible work options and locations
If you're looking to challenge yourself, join a supportive multidisciplinary team and build your clinical reputation, you'll love the work at Forensic Intervention Services (FIS).
We are a specialist program area of Corrections Victoria doing innovative work in areas such as violent and sexual offending, alcohol and other drugs, violent extremism and restorative justice.
We're looking for people with experience in psychology, social work, mental health nursing or occupational therapy to become clinicians.
Whether you're looking to build skills, enjoy more variety or make your mark in an exciting field, this is career defining work with a complex group you won't get access to anywhere else.
Opportunities are available in metro Melbourne, the Geelong area and regional locations.
How we'll support and reward you
Our work can be demanding so we offer first-rate training and support.
- A specialised induction program for new clinical staff (including foundation, theory, and mentored on-the-job training)
- Exposure to national and international experts in forensic work.
- Mental health and wellbeing care - essential debriefing for the first 12 months for new forensic practitioners.
- Supervision by senior clinical staff with support on a day-to-day basis.
- Ongoing professional development including clinical scholarship, research program and study leave opportunities.
- Annual Leadership Forum and Conference for technical and professional development.
- Registration or professional association membership funded annually (e.g. PBA/AHPRA, AASW)
- Relocation allowances for eligible candidates.
What you'll do
As a clinician, you will build on your existing expertise as part of a multidisciplinary team, delivering best-practice forensic intervention in a correctional environment.
Working within the Risk-Needs-Responsivity model, you'll deliver a wide range of individualised services including:
- Comprehensive assessments including risk assessments.
- Clinical interviews to determine appropriate treatment pathways.
- Treatment interventions employing evidence-based assessment tools.
- Treatment programs involving individual and group sessions.
- Preparing treatment plans, treatment reports, and risk assessment reports for internal and external stakeholders.
Travel to correctional facilities is a required part of the role so you will need to possess a current driver's licence.
To apply, you'll need to hold, or be eligible for, one of the following:
- General registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA).
- Eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
- Credentialed as a Mental Health Nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.
- Registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.
To find out more about the role and FIS, watch our career information video or contact our recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.