Dual Disability Clinician (AH3)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/SS/374877

Reference: VG/DFFH/SS/374877

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

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 people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY: Dual Disability Clinician  - Ongoing/Fulltime position

The Dual Disability Clinician will be required to manage the operation of the Community Forensic Dual Disability Clinic (CFDDC) at DFATS. The CFDDC is a small clinic operating one day per week, for community and residential clients with an intellectual disability and co-morbid mental illness who display risky anti-social behaviors. This clinic is a project between Forensicare and DFATS that is set up to respond to a recognised need for prevention, intervention and collaborative responses for people with dual diagnoses involved in the criminal justice system.

The Dual Disability Clinician is also responsible for supporting the consultant forensic psychiatrist and the registrar to complete assessments in a timely manner and may be required to deliver individual and group treatment programs run by DFATS.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Dual Disability Clinician (AH3)

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Marcus Coats | 9280 2747

Dual Disability Clinician (AH3)