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Clinician

Griffith University

About the opportunity

We are currently looking for a Clinician to be responsible for the delivery of court mandated assessment and treatment services to a case load of young people who have committed offences of a sexual nature. The primary focus of this role is as part of a team, to prevent youth sexual violence and abuse through the delivery of best practice interventions within a socio-ecological framework. This role includes extensive statewide travel and frequent and multiple overnight absences from your home location. Success in this role requires an ability to work independently, and accountably in collaboration with the young person, their family and a range of government and non-government stakeholders.

This is a fixed term (two years) full-time position with the possibility of further extension, based at the Mt Gravatt campus. It is expected that the successful candidate will be available to work onsite at Mt Gravatt, in person as a normal requirement of the role. Further, you may be required to work on either a temporary or an indefinite basis at any premises, which the University currently has or may subsequently acquire or at any premises at which it may from time to time provide services.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will be able to demonstrate a breadth and depth of professional skills in clinical forensic psychology or social work. You will have experience and expertise relevant to the engagement, assessment and treatment of young people who have committed offences of a sexual nature, their families and other stakeholders. You demonstrate well-developed skills and experience in clinical forensic report writing.

You have a sound knowledge of ethical and legal principles involved in intervention with forensic and/or non-voluntary clients. Additionally, you demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively and effectively with government and non-government agencies and with clients and their families through the use of well -developed communication, consultation and conflict resolution skills.

It is essential that you have knowledge of (or the ability to acquire knowledge of) social ecological case conceptualisation and ecological intervention techniques. You will have the ability to work sensitively and effectively with First People cultures and the issues that may impact upon them in contemporary society and in a forensic context. Additionally, you evidence a passion and strong ethical principles for working with court mandated youth from a diverse range of backgrounds, and their families.

Salary range

Base Salary $87,905 - $95,994 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation $102,848 - $112,313 per annum.

How to Apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • A covering statement outlining your suitability for the role (please refer to the position description)
  • Current curriculum vitae, including name and contact details

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply Now button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights.

Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.

What Griffith University offers

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans five physical campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Ms Jodie Barton, Manager on +61 (07) 373 53347.

For application queries, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further please contact the Talent Management Partner (First Peoples) - Joshua Long on (07) 37355403 or joshua.s.long@griffith.edu.au using the subject line: Clinician enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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