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Mental Health Nurse Clinician - Relocate to Victoria

SA Statewide, SA

Locum/Temp/Casual
From 21/07/2022

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Psychologist

*Challenge yourself on complex cases and drive the future of forensic intervention in Victoria*
* *Relocation allowances available*
* *Join a collaborative multidisciplinary team*
* *Earn $90,067 - $102,192 + super*
* *Full and part-time, ongoing and fixed-term vacancies*

If you’re looking to challenge yourself, join a first-rate multidisciplinary team and build your reputation in a growing field, you’ll love the work at Forensic Intervention Services (FIS).

We are a specialist program area of Corrections Victoria looking for people with experience in *mental health nursing *to become clinicians.

You’ll work on complex cases with people who have histories of violent and sexual offending and play a vital role in reducing re-offending and making the community safer.

*To support the expansion of our clinical workforce, applications for this role are open throughout the year, giving you maximum flexibility for career planning.*

Opportunities are available in both metro and regional locations:
* Metro Melbourne (based in metro prisons and the community)
* Lara and Greater Geelong (based in our Lara prison precinct area)
* Loddon Mallee (based at Loddon and Middleton Prison)
* Grampians (based at Hopkins Correctional Centre and/or Langi Kal Kal Prison)

*How we’ll support and reward you*
* Relocation allowances available for eligible candidates.
* A specialised induction program for new clinical staff (including foundation, theory, and mentored on-the-job training).
* Exposure to national and international experts in forensic work.
* Mental health and wellbeing care - essential debriefing for the first 12 months for new forensic practitioners.
* Supervision by senior clinical staff with support on a day-to-day basis.
* Ongoing professional development including clinical scholarship, research program and study leave opportunities.
* Annual Leadership Forum and Conference for technical and professional development.
* Professional association membership funded annually.

*What you’ll do*

As a clinician, you will build on your existing experience 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:
* Comprehensive assessments including risk assessments.
* Clinical interviews to determine appropriate treatment pathways.
* Treatment interventions employing evidence-based assessment tools.
* Treatment programs involving individual and group sessions.
* Preparing treatment plans, treatment reports, and risk assessment reports for internal and external stakeholders.

*Skills and experience*

To apply, you’ll need to be registered as a Mental Health Nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.

You will also need to possess a current driver licence.

*_Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply._*

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,067.00 – $102,192.00 per year

Schedule:
* Fixed shift

Job Ad Reference a6786e65023708a2
Date Listed 30 September 2022
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