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Organisation : Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 16 Feb, 2020

About the role

The Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC) has been established as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to deliver on public safety and security.

VFTAC is a statewide service jointly staffed by a team of senior forensic mental health clinicians and senior police officers. VFTAC deals specifically with fixated individuals and grievance fuelled lone actors, many of whom have a major mental illness or current mental health needs.

Forensic mental health clinicians working in VFTAC are employed by Forensicare, the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. VFTAC staff work on site with police on police premises.

The Senior Clinician will be responsible for delivering mental health services that in collaboration with Victoria Police staff seek to improve client and community outcomes.

 

The person we are looking for will:

  • Be a forensic mental health clinician of at least five years’ standing.
  • Have a good understanding of and familiarity with forensic mental health risk assessment and threat assessment.
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively with law enforcement and other mental health agencies on complex and sensitive cases.
  • Be an Australian Citizen (required as per Victoria Police Security protocols).

This position is open to all allied health applicants, including Nursing and Social Work.  Please note however that all Psychologists and OT applicants must submit their profile on Forensicare’s eCredentaling system as part of their application. To submit your profile please click on the relevant link below.
Psychologists: https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=e5abedf3-6ec3-4b7a-98ee-b6d29f258365
Occupational Therapists: https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=2ced7124-dd3d-475e-9834-1cf85685d651 

 

Applicants must specifically address all the key selection criteria in the position description for their application to be considered. Please note that this position is located at Victoria Police Spencer St Complex.

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Jennifer McCarthy on (03) 8690 8123.

 

Benefits:

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions
  • Excellent leave entitlements
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Ongoing training and full orientation
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: staff gym, staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC)

The Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC) has been established as part of the Victorian Government's commitment to deliver on public safety and security.

VFTAC is a statewide service jointly staffed by a team of senior forensic mental health clinicians and senior police officers. VFTAC deals specifically with fixated individuals and grievance fuelled lone actors, many of whom have a major mental illness or current mental health needs.

How to apply for this role

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Please quote in application: Senior Clinician via Pro Bono Australia.


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