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Chief Psychology Officer (VPSG6.2)

Job posted: 04/05/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $149,025 - $170,579

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: VG/D00917JUNE22

Reference: VG/D00917JUNE22

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: $149,025 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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 children and recognises that children’s 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?

Chief Psychology Officer, Safety, Department of Justice and Community Safety

  • One ongoing, full-time VPS 6.2 role available (Salary Range $147,185 - 168,473)
  • Drive continued improvement in workplace psychological health.
  • Contemporary approach to occupational health and safety (OHS)

 

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Chief Psychology Officer to lead and implement the psychological direction of the department and for providing clinical oversight to the delivery, quality and efficiency of the department's services.

We are looking for a psychologist with expert knowledge of psychological health improvement strategies, policies and procedures and human resource trends.

As the Chief Psychology Officer, you will:

  • Develop evidence-based, practical and engaging workplace development solutions to drive continued improvement in workplace psychological health.
  • Lead the psychological direction of the department and for providing clinical oversight to the delivery, quality and efficiency of the department's services.
  • Promote the organisation's mission through the implementation of innovative mental health frameworks, forward thinking policy, and strategic business partnering.

The role will be based in the Melbourne CBD with the expectation of travel to metropolitan and country locations.

In return we offer: 

  • Flexible work arrangements  
  • Tailored professional development and learning plans 
  • Contemporary employee wellbeing program  
  • Innovative career pathway options 
  • Generous leave entitlements  

To learn more about the skills you will need to succeed in this role, please read the position description attached to this advertisement. 

For a confidential discussion about these exciting opportunities, please contact Michelle McKenzie on 0417 974 896or email Michelle.McKenzie@justice.vic.gov.au.   

 

Applications close on 11:59pm Wednesday, 6 July 2022  

 

We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department's work. We do this 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.  

 

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/or 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.   

 

 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.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the attached position description.

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

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

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.
Chief Psychology Officer (VPSG6.2)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG6.2

Contact:

Michelle McKenzie on 0417 974 896 | michelle.mckenzie@justice.vic.gov.au

Chief Psychology Officer (VPSG6.2)