This is a 2 year fixed term, full time vacancy with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
The Justice, Planning and Reform Directorate is a new unit established in the Department’s Strategic Reform division, responsible for implementing a package of justice reforms developed and approved by the across-agency Justice Planning and Reform Committee.
The Principal Manager (Clinical) will take a lead role in the development and implementation of a Parole In-Reach Program pilot. This pilot will provide offenders with evidenced based rehabilitation programs prior to their parole hearing and following their release back into the community. The Principal Manager (Clinical) will initially assist with the establishment of the program and then coordinate and oversee the ongoing service delivery, in conjunction with relevant Departmental business areas and service providers. The service will include the appropriate assessment, and targeted interventions, brokering and procuring treatment programs and services and allocation of those resources. The Principal Manager (Clinical) will maintain a broad focus to ensure that service delivery is consistent, culturally competent and based on empirical evidence.
To be eligible for Specified Callings 4 you must possess a post graduate Masters/Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology or Forensic Psychology and eligibility for full registration with the Psychologists Board of Australia.
Travel within the State may be required.
Please see the attached JDF for more information about the Role Specific Responsibilities of this position. All Departmental employees are required to undergo a National Criminal History check.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the job-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement no longer than 3 pages addressing all the essential job related requirements (selection criteria) and role specific criteria contained in the Job Description Form.
Please ensure that at least 1 referee is a current or recent supervisor/line manager.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Suzanne Woolner, Project Manager on (08) 9264 1442 for a confidential discussion.