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Job Number : 21913
Type and Location : Forensic / Melbourne
Listed By : Australian Community Support Organisation Inc. on 14 Jul 2017
Psychologist
  • Full Time Position, Fixed Term until September 2018 with the possibility of extension
  • Based in Richmond
  • $75,000 to $80,000 plus salary packaging options

The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) is a dynamic, values driven NFP, focused on partnering with Government and the community to co-design services that create real social change. We’re an organisation with a bold vision to create a safe and inclusive community freed of crime and prisons. It’s our goal to reduce re-offending, and our mission is to help people transition from prison, assist them in the community, stop them from re-offending and intervene to divert others from committing crime. ACSO is seeking a suitability qualified psychologist to work within the Problematic Sexualised Behaviour Service (PSBS) with individuals who have an intellectual disability and have committed, or are at risk of committing, sexual offences.


The successful application will be responsible for the provision of specialist clinical services to individuals aged 12 years and older who are registered with DHHS and have exhibited dangerous or potentially dangerous sexual behaviour. The psychologist will be required to conduct risk assessments, develop and deliver clinical interventions and provide expert clinical consultation to individuals, as well as internal and external stakeholders.

 

At ACSO our people are important to us, we are an organisation built on the ethos of “creating another chance” and are committed the values of Passion for our mission, Belief in Humanity, Integrity and a Pioneering Spirit. This role would suit someone who shares a passion for human services and working within the justice system. 

We’re looking for someone who will bring a strong belief in humanity and the basic right each of us has, to a second chance. You will be ethical, self-motivated and committed to helping others achieve their goals. 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

·         Registered psychologist with AHPRA

·         Demonstrated clinical skills in the areas of sexual offending and/or Intellectual Disability

·         Knowledge of relevant frameworks for the service provision to people with an intellectual disability, including relevant legislation and policies

·         Experience making recommendations related to risk assessment and management

·         Ability to provide staff training in sexually problematic and/offending behaviour

·         Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills

·         The ability to obtain a Criminal Record and Working with Children Check

To apply please visit our careers website at www.acso.org.au/work-us/ and provide a copy of your resume, along with a brief covering letter outlining your claims against the selection criteria (outlined in the PD available on our website). Applications close 24/07/2017.

 

Contact Details
Jessica Minge

(03) 9413 7000



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