time up to 19 January 2022
Salary ($68,288 – $119,966 pa), plus employer’s contribution to superannuation
and annual leave loading
The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) is the lead agency
under the Stronger Communities Cluster. DCJ works to enable everyone's right to
access justice and help for families through early intervention and inclusion,
with benefits for the whole community. Stronger Communities is focussed on
achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities by providing services
that are effective and responsive to community needs. For the first time, the
creation of DCJ and Stronger Communities provides an opportunity to focus on
prevention and early intervention across both the social welfare and justice
Youth Justice is a dynamic organisation in a period of exciting
change. Youth Justice supervises and cares for young offenders in the community
and in detention centres in NSW. The division provides diversionary and
community-based services, as well as custodial services in detention centres
for young people on remand and on control order.
About the role
· Provide a consultancy service to staff
regarding the psychological needs of Youth Justice Clients within custodial and
community locations, as well as advice to statutory authorities.
· Operate as a member of a
multi-disciplinary team, delivering psychological assessment, intervention, and
· Minimum four-year accredited
qualification in psychology with current provisional or full registration with
the Psychology Board of Australia:
· A current Drivers’ Licence with ability
and willingness to travel throughout NSW.
· Current NSW Working with Children Check
clearance for paid employment.
The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012
requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children
clearances. If successful in this role you will be required to provide a
Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role.
To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance please click here
to meeting the essential requirements, the successful candidate must
demonstrate strong capabilities in:
· Ability to work in a multidisciplinary
· Are dynamic and able to think on their
· Are responsive to individual needs and
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Applying for the role
To apply for this role you need to
submit an application online via https://jobs.dcj.nsw.gov.au/ OR www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au Reference number 23818
For any technical support please contact the Talent Aquisition team on 1800 810 316 Option 4 or the Talent Aquisition Officer - Lisa Smith on 02 8688 1119
When applying you will need to:
the two pre-screening questions below – we are looking for you to demonstrate
your competency in this focus capability.
· Describe your clinical experience in the
delivery of trauma-informed therapeutic interventions to young people who
offend, giving examples.
· Give an example of how you would tailor
your communication to deliver clinical information regarding young people’s
needs to supervising staff.
a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how
you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the
Contact: Pana Turaga |A/Centre Manager E: firstname.lastname@example.org | PH: 02 69210111
Closing date: Tuesday 22 June 2021 at 11:59 pm
A talent pool may be created for future
ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.
To ensure recruitment at the
Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the
COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using
alternative methods. This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing
and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your
application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online
platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering
to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.
and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit:
We continue to
hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds.
This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+, culturally and linguistically
diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.
If you require an adjustment within the
recruitment process, please contact Lisa Smith on 02 8688 1119 or E: email@example.com
and advise us of your preferred method of communication. If you are looking for
more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers