Following a successful contract renewal we have an exciting opportunity for a Clinician (Psychologist or Social Worker) to join our team at Malmsbury
02nd May, 2019
0.6 – Full Time Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre
Providing evidence based clinical interventions for young people in the youth justice centre
Positive, Supportive Culture & Working Environment with excellent training and development opportunities
Are you a dynamic clinician with experience working clinically with youth clients and/or a forensic population? Would you like to join an established and supportive team where your skills will assist youth justice clients to make positive, strength based change to their lives?
About the Role
Following a successful contract renewal we have an exciting opportunity for a Clinician (Psychologist or Social Worker) to join our team. The successful clinician will deliver assessment and treatment services to young people at Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre. This includes co-facilitation of group programs, individual interventions to address criminogenic needs, psychosocial interventions to assist in skills development and case consultation with support workers. In order to provide excellence in clinical delivery it is essential that a flexible, autonomous approach is applied.
The role requires a skilled, registered Psychologist/Social Worker with experience working with young people and/or working within a forensic setting. This is a great career opportunity for a clinician who will thrive in a supportive role. The ideal candidate will be committed to providing an exceptional level of holistic care to improve the health and wellbeing of some of Victoria’s most vulnerable youth, and to providing a safe environment to facilitate current best practice in adolescent health and service delivery.
Full or Provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency or relevant professional board
Experience working with a youth or forensic population.
High level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Confident working in a complex, changing environment
Flexible and agile approach to work
A strong desire for professional development
Commitment to Child Safe Standards and Practices.
Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, case formulation and treatment of criminogenic needs and forensic needs of youth population
Experience with group intervention
Proficient in the use of information technology
Experience with forensic risk assessments
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