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Principal Clinician, Family Violence Perpetrator Intervention (Vpsg6)

Department of Justice and Community Safety - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

Principal Clinician, Family Violence Perpetrator Intervention

Deliver world best-practice treatment in forensic intervention and reduce reoffending.

  • Great opportunity to join Forensic Intervention Services
  • Make a positive difference in keeping our community safe
  • Attractive salary between $124,033 - $165,983 + superannuation

Our work in Forensic Intervention Services (FIS) starts with the belief that every person has the capacity to change and deserves the opportunity to make that change. By building connections with people who have offended (we call them service users) based on trust, professionalism, and empathy, we enable violent and sexual offenders to come to terms with their behaviour and develop insights that lead to better choices and a more constructive role in the community at the end of their sentence.

Led by highly respected leaders with a clear vision, we are transforming the way clinical forensic intervention is delivered in Australia and fast gaining national and international recognition.

We are in a period of exciting growth with several new clinical opportunities. Right now, we are looking for a Principal Clinician, to provide an expert level of clinical acumen in the field of Family Violence Perpetrator Intervention. As the subject matter expert, you will drive change and reform to the Family Violence Perpetrator Intervention portfolio within Forensic Intervention Services.

How we work

Our aim is to create a safe environment where we can help service users – understand their maladaptive behaviours and equip them with better decision-making abilities.

Using best practice assessment and treatment tools in both group and individual sessions, we work as a multifaceted team combining skills from a variety of disciplines including psychology, social work, occupational therapy and mental health nursing.

Reporting to the General Manager, Service Development Branch, you will join a team of expert clinicians and take a leading role in increasing Forensic Intervention Services organisational influence across the Department.

As the Principal Clinician, Family Violence Perpetrator Intervention you will:

  • Support the departments commitment to Family violence perpetrator reform to address factors behind offending, change behaviours of family violence perpetrators, and help keep victim-survivors safe 
  •  Actively maintain existing Internal and external stakeholder relationships and develop new relationships that support the effectiveness of Forensic Intervention Services practices.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive reports, briefings and submissions on high profile and sensitive cases, and on professional standards and operating practices. 
  • Proactively identify and respond to complex strategic issues impacting on clinical service delivery and actively contribute to broader initiatives to support the ongoing reform of service delivery across the State. 

This role will require travel and the delivery of after-hours services.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • Highly developed understanding of and extensive practice experience in clinical work within the fields of family violence perpetrator interventions
  • Experience in managing complex projects and processes
  • Expertise in undertaking risk assessment and offence specific interventions, including facilitation of group programs based on cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Strong stakeholder management experience with the ability to negotiate and influence on highly complex issues


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
  • Membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Be registered as a nurse and be eligible to be credentialed as a Mental Health Nurse
  • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Specialist training and/or postgraduate qualifications in a clinical or forensic field
  • Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor status is desirable.

To learn more about the type of skills you will need to thrive in this role, please read the position description.

What's in it for you?

You will be working for the Department of Justice and Community Safety, which is one arm of the Victorian State Government, a recognised top employer of choice nationally. All our staff work to the vision of a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

There are many advantages in working for the department, including:

  • Job stability - Ongoing position as a member of the Victorian Public Service (VPS)
  • A fair salary– enjoy great work conditions and salary sacrificing options.
  • Transparent performance framework– approach your work with confidence in how you're tracking, working to professional development plans agreed on by you and your manager.
  • Generous leave entitlements– provisions for many forms of leave; including personal, parental, carers, study, cultural, compassionate, and sick leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program support – you are encouraged to use this short-term, confidential counselling service if you're experiencing emotional stress, relationship problems, conflict with others or personal issues. It is also available for financial counselling and retirement planning.

If you have any queries, please call Bernadette Munday, General Manager, Service Development on 0428 964 581 or email Bernadette.munday@justice.vic.gov.au

We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department's work. One of the ways we do this is by recruiting a diverse workforce – we welcome people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability and cultural background. We are also committed to the Victorian Government's promise to increase the number of veterans working in the public sector.

We're proud of our individual differences. We're proud of the many languages we speak and the stories we can share with each other. We hope you will share your story too.

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 across all our roles. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

If this sounds like a compelling job that you believe your skills would be a great match for, please APPLY NOW. Applications close 11.59pm Sunday 16th May 2021.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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