Support people in custody during quarantine and keep Victoria safe.
Clinician – Protective Quarantine Service (PQS)
Fixed term until April 2022
Forensic Intervention Services at DJCS has recently created a new team of clinicians to support individuals entering custody. The team provides distress interventions, wellbeing support and assistance during their time in protective quarantine (a requirement in response to COVD-19). Currently the team does its work via remote communications (phone and video calls) partly from home and partly from FIS offices in Franklin St in Melbourne's CBD. With changes in COVID-19 restrictions there may be scope for this work to be done in person at our prisons in Melbourne CBD and Ravenhall.
This newly created service has been considered by staff and individuals in custody to be essential in supporting the wellbeing and safety of the individuals in protective quarantine. As a Clinician (PQS), your tasks will include:
This is a unique opportunity to be part of a new team within Forensic Intervention Services during a challenging time for Victoria. We are seeking individuals who are immediately available to start training and can work full time, 38 hours per week, over the six-day roster.
You should have the following skills and experience;
To be considered for this opportunity
You'll need to hold (or be eligible for) one of the following qualifications :
You will also need to possess a current Victorian driver's licence and have suitable working rights in Australia for the duration of the contract.
Applications close on Monday, 27 September 2021 at 11.59pm AEST
We regularly review applications so don't hesitate to submit prior to the closing date.
For further information, please contact Blake Barnard, Recruitment Advisor, Recruitment Services on 0419 195 085 or email email@example.com
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