Clinician (AH3)

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 26/03/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Unit 30/06/2024

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/670490A

Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/670490A

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

 This role operates within a dynamic environment and requires a capacity to understand the complexities of the service delivery environment, and the concerns of stakeholders and the broader community. This role includes the need to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team environment across community and some residential-based settings. Clinicians are responsible for providing clinical assessment, support and specialist interventions to people with a cognitive disability involved with the justice system as well as those with complex needs who may or may not have such disability. This position will work with individuals primarily in the community and mix of clients determined by the Complex Needs Project.  This role serves an important function to support clients with significant needs, by formulating tailored responses to address the criminogenic needs of clients and the associated responsivity barriers, and work with the relevant stakeholders to collaboratively maximise clients' quality of life. This role is a fixed-term position funded by the Complex Needs Project, aimed to better service clients with complex functional needs which are causally linked to a mental disorder, cognitive impairment or problematic substance use.  


  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.
  • Conduct assessments of client risk and treatment needs, develop and implement treatment plans for clients, identify and develop alternative intervention options and take other appropriate follow-up actions in accordance with the range of accepted options determined by departmental protocols.

Please open the position description to read more.


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

Clinician (AH3)

Job type:

Full time / Unit 30/06/2024

Job classification:



Clara Jones or Ming-Yun Hsieh | 0459 918 745 or 0447 666 305

Clinician (AH3)