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Clinician

The GEO Group Australia - Fulham, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Fixed task full-time Clinicians- Fully Registered Psychologists /Social Workers/ Occupational Therapist/ Counsellor to join The GEO Group Australia’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration team at the Fulham Correctional Centre.

Clinicians work with both sentenced and remanded prisoners within an integrated practice framework, utilising the Risk Need Responsivity (RNR) Model and the Good Lives Model (GLM) to guide assessment, treatment and case-management recommendations.

Clinicians undertake a variety of screenings and assessments related to substance use, violence risk and offending behaviour, and develop comprehensive clinical forensic case formulations and treatment recommendations. Clinicians primarily facilitate group-based interventions that address criminogenic needs such as treatment readiness, violence, family violence, substance abuse, antisocial thinking and attitudes, problem solving and consequential thinking. Clinicians also work with remanded prisoners addressing concerns related to coping and adjustment, mood management and development of prosocial life skills.

Teams are multi-disciplinary consisting of psychologists, social workers, counsellors and occupational therapists, and are managed by a Senior Clinician.

GEO is looking for experienced Clinicians with an interest in offender rehabilitation. Clinicians will be psychologists with full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA); social workers with registration with the Australian Association of Social Work (AASW); occupational therapists registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia, or counsellors registered with the Australian Register of Counsellors with Level 4 registration with the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP). GEO provides professional development opportunities in addition to flexible working arrangements.

Skills & Experience

In order to succeed in the role you will possess many, if not all of the key selection criteria documented in the position description.

To view the Position Description, click here.

About The Recruitment And Selection Process

Due to the nature of the role of Clinician, in order to be successful, applicants will require exceptional administrative, time management and interpersonal skills. This position will involve direct contact with prisoners so applicants must have the ability to work directly with prisoners in a correctional environment, complying with the security policies and procedures of the Centre.

Applicants who excessively consume alcohol, who abuse prescription drugs or who consume illicit drugs are unsuitable for the role.

GEO will require applicants to obtain and maintain appropriate security clearances from Victoria Police and Corrections Victoria (at GEO's expense).

Applicants with a criminal history (including as children) would be unlikely to obtain these security clearances, particularly if the criminal history relates to serious criminal offences of violence (including domestic), drug related offences, and white collar crimes.

About The Benefits

Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community.

You will benefit from a competitive salary and rewards scheme, with ongoing support and professional development opportunities. You will have access to our free staff gym, subsidised meals, internal career opportunities and many other employee (and family) benefits.

For further enquiries, please contact Human Resources Officer Mrs Haylee Tyquin, on (03) 5142 3830 or at

Applications close Sunday 20 June 2021

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GEO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
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