About this role
"I do this work because I believe it is vitally important to try to prevent further victims of serious sexual and violent offences. And the work is extraordinary and complex, bringing intellectual challenge, self-analysis, purpose, a sense of achievement and altruism, and an array of interesting, dedicated colleagues into my life." FIS Clinician
Join the team that shapes forensic intervention in Victoria and create a bigger change.
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.
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:
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:
Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff in a number of roles including clinicians. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org
The department is no longer required to review or collect candidates COVID-19 vaccination information as part of the recruitment process. The department is continuously committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).
CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.