Disability Justice Clinician

November 17, 2021

Job Location: Perth Fremantle & Southern Suburbs
Employer: Department of Communities
SC Level 2 or 3*, $96,548 to $122,969 pa

Pool ref:           COM27521

Level/Salary:    Specified Callings Level 2 or 3*, $96,548 to $122,969 pa PSCSAA 2021 + SUPER

Work Type:      Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Full Time

Location:          Fremantle, Western Australia

The Department of Communities brings together the services and functions of disability services, child protection and family support, housing, community initiatives and regional services reform.

The Opportunity
Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging job?

Do you have a passion of making a difference to people’s lives?

If this is you, come and join our team now!

Flexible work arrangements including part time hours may be negotiated.

As a Disability Justice Clinician you will:

  • participate as a member of the Disability Justice Service to provide positive behaviour support interventions, using person/family centred practice, and employing the Good Lives and Risk Need Responsivity models to support individuals interfacing with the justice system.
  • contribute professional skills and knowledge, including discipline specific expertise, to enhance team functioning and encourage positive results for individuals.
  • work in conjunction with a range of stakeholders, including families, disability sector organisations, guardians/advocates and other agencies (both government and non-government).

*Psychology Clinicians/Registrars endorsed in a relevant approved area of practice in accordance with section 98 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (WA 2010), can apply to be progressed to Specified Callings Level 3.

The Job Description Form (JDF) provides more information about the position. For further information we encourage you to contact Melissa Bell, A/Clinical Services Manager on 0432 751 380 or email [email protected].

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments will be made for this or similar future vacancies (fixed term or permanent) that arise within the next 12 months across the Department of Communities.

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For technical difficulties while applying online, general recruitment enquiries, or to request any document in an alternative format, please contact HR HUB Team by emailing [email protected].

We can also be contacted via the National Relay Service on the following numbers:

TTY/voice calls – 133 677
Speak & Listen – 1300 555 727
SMS relay – 0423 677 767

Equity and Diversity 
The Department of Communities embraces diversity and firmly believes that the best services come from a workplace, where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged every day. We are committed to creating an equitable and diverse workforce, where we encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, women and youth.

If you have any access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in the application and interview process, or alternative methods of communication, please contact HR HUB Team. If you are an Aboriginal person who would like assistance with your application, please contact Jobs and Skills WA on 13 64 64.

Lodgement is system generated. Any emailed applications or late submissions on or after 4:00pm will not be accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday, 1 December 2021 at 4.00 pm (WST)


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