Forensic Clinical Specialist

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

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 33724

Reference: 33724

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Exciting leadership opportunity within our supportive and collaborative team
• Respectful culture & innovative management
• Excellent salary packaging benefits and discounted onsite parking

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

As the Forensic Clinical you provide guidance and expertise to staff working with clients who have offended or are at high risk of offending. You will contribute to the development and facilitation of education and training for staff across Peninsula Health Mental Health Service to enhance and support staff manage the clients presenting with forensic mental health problems.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Registered Nurse with post graduate qualification, Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist with relevant registration, or Social work qualification
• Demonstrated management and leadership experience
• Extensive (min 10 years) experience in the mental health field including acute inpatient services and/or community mental health care
• Experience working in the forensic mental health field or with forensic consumers (desirable)

What Next

Apply Now for this Exciting opportunity!

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Forensic Clinical Specialist

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment) - 97848509

Forensic Clinical Specialist