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Specialist Interventions Clinician - Psychologist

ACT Government
  • Justice and Community Safety
  • ACT Corrective Services
  • Community Corrections and Release Planning
  • Programs and Reintegration
  • Health Professional Level 3
  • Salary Range: $94,606 - $99,687 (up to $104,631 on achieving a personal upgrade) (PN: 35023)

ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking a highly motivated, suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the position of Specialist Interventions Clinician (Psychologist, HP3), Community Corrections and Release Planning, at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).

The successful applicant will provide 1:1 and group interventions for detainees with identified needs in the AMC, provide ongoing support to the detainee Peer Mentor Program, and provide critical incident responses as required.

Further to this, you will contribute to the planning, development and evaluation of client programs and services, including policy and procedures and contribute to research and promotion of current evidence based practice in the areas relevant to clinical expertise.

You will also contribute to the maintenance of monitoring systems to enable evaluation of effectiveness of treatment options in accordance with best practice guidelines.

An interest in rehabilitation, the ability to operate effectively in a team, as well as having the capacity to deal with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds in a correctional environment, is essential.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification/s in psychology is essential, including current general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency [AHPRA].
  • Minimum three years unconditional registration with AHPRA is essential and a minimum of three years paid work employment, post qualification, in a relevant role.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a wide range of clients with identified needs is desirable
  • Experience within a forensic setting is desirable but not essential.
  • This position requires a National Police Check.
  • A current driver’s license is essential.
  • This position requires a pre-employment medical.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.

How to Apply

For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au.

Contact Officer: Catherine Garrington (02) 6207 0784 Catherine.Garrington@act.gov.au, using the subject line: Specialist Interventions Clinician - Psychologist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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