Clinical Supervisor

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: AH4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/691227A
Closing Date: 01-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 31/12/2023
Attachments: 691227 Clinical Supervisor - AH-4.pdf (PDF, 198KB)
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Contact: Ming-Yun Hsieh,
0447 666 305

Position Details


The Clinical Supervisor is a leadership position responsible for the development and provision of supervision and training services primarily for the clinical staff at the Forensic Disability Clinical Services (FDCS) and more broadly to the staff of Forensic Disability Services. The position supports the three FDCS teams (Intensive Residential Treatment Program, Community Residential Treatment/Community Forensic Disability Mental Health Service, Community Team). Reporting to the Manager of the FDCS, the Clinical Supervisor will provide individual and group supervision and mentoring to clinical staff and placement students requiring additional support. This position will plan, develop and deliver evidence-based workforce development and capacity building resources for the FDCS workforce and more broadly the whole Forensic Disability Services, particularly regarding ways of enhancing clients' motivation and readiness to engage with Forensic Disability programs. The Clinical Supervisor will carry a small case load to work clinically with more complex client cases


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

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