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Job Number : 20672
Type and Location : Community / ACT
Listed By : Dentsu Mitchell on 17 Feb 2017
Case Manager

Justice and Community Safety
Human Rights Commission
Victim Support ACT

Health Professional Level 2
Salary Range: $60,871 - $83,563 (PN: 13808, several)

An exciting opportunity exists for a full-time permanent, Registered Psychologist/Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to join Victim Support ACT to work in a small, dedicated, multidisciplinary team. This role requires a health professional who has an understanding and practical experience in working with people within a trauma informed service delivery model. The primary functions of these positions will be to provide client services to people who have become victims of crime, working with a panel of service providers and other government and community sector agencies to be able to provide Psychological First Aid, Psycho-education and support services to people using the legislative framework of the Victims of Crime Regulation, Victims of Crime Act and the Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme. This role will also provide information and support to clients to navigate the justice system. The ACT Human Rights Commission recruits for diversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and People with a Disability are encouraged to apply. If you are a person with a disability and would like assistance to apply for this position please contact the contact officer for this position.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: For Social Work: Tertiary qualification in Social Work. Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). For Psychology: A minimum of a four or five year accredited tertiary sequence of study in Psychology followed by a one or two year Board approved internship (i.e. 4+2 or 5+1). General Psychology registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA). Psychology Board of Australia approved Principal and Secondary supervisor for Internship and 5+1 program. For Occupational Therapy: Degree (or recognised equivalent) in Occupational Therapy and registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, eligible for professional membership of Occupational Therapy Australia. It is highly desirable to have a minimum of three years experience working within a mental health clinical setting. Prior to commencing in this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 may be required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -  https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804

Contact Officer: Roz Fitzgerald (02) 6205 2161 roz.fitzgerald@act.gov.au

For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au

Applications Close: 07 March 2017

Contact Details
Roz Fitzgerald (02) 6205 2161 roz.fitzgerald@act.gov.au



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