Forensic Clinical Specialist

Job posted: 09/09/2021
Applications close: 23/09/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 58659

Reference: 58659

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Forensic Clinical Specialist

  • A unique opportunity for a senior mental health clinician interested in gaining new skills

  • Based at Harvester Clinic, travelling across Mid-West sites required

  • Full-time - 12 months until Sept 2022

The Mid West Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS) is a part of NorthWestern Mental Health – Royal Melbourne Hospital. We are committed to working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence-based (EB) treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills. Our service strives to create the best possible learning opportunities available to compliment and support both emerging and existing expertise.

Your new role: 

  • Provide specialist support to our clinical programs focussing on forensic orientated mental health practice.

  • Provide leadership and contributing to practice development at MWAMHS

  • Provide practice support including advice, secondary consultation and direct assessment for identified consumers with an offending history or is at high risk.

  • Assist in development of comprehensive risk assessment and management plans for identified high risk consumers.

  • Be a key liaison between services such as Victoria Police, Community Corrections, Forensicare and Prison Services.

About you:

  • At least 5 years post graduate experience in a relevant professional setting

  • Clinical experience in a range of community mental health settings

  • Well developed and effective written and verbal communication skills including the ability to consult, liaise and negotiate with a range of stakeholder sand service providers

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Our Commitment to you


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply”

“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”

Forensic Clinical Specialist

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Jolene Geh - 0447311358
Fiona Knapp - 0428175681

Forensic Clinical Specialist