Senior Practitioner, Complex Clients

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: AH3/DDSO4
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/WWD/379076
Closing Date: 08-May-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: to 10/4/2018
Attachments: WD379076 PD Senior Practitioner AH-3 - DDSO4.doc (Word, 975KB)
Job Specification

WD379076 PD Senior Practitioner AH-3 - DDSO4.pdf (PDF, 284KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Carolyn Foot
(03) 5226 3865

Position Details

Senior Practitioner

The Senior Practitioner will provide support to the Specialist Services Manager and participate as a member of the Specialist Services leadership team. This will involve actively influencing the development of Specialist Services provided by the program and the broader programs within Department of Human Services.

The Senior Practitioner will be an experienced practitioner in the delivery of Behaviour Support Services, and lead an area of clinical practice. In this role the Senior Practitioner may be responsible for clinical supervision of staff in context to their work with clients, families and formal supports, day-to-day operations of Behaviour Support Services and the provision of line management.

Are you

  • Able to conduct assessment and intervention services including the development, design, implementation and evaluation of advanced therapeutic strategies for people with complex behavioural, developmental and relationship issues
  • Clinically experienced and have knowledge in the development, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic strategies and approaches to clients, families and stakeholders
  • Able to apply the principles of the Positive Practice Framework in therapeutic contexts

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

The Department of Health and Human Services has undergone a merger. Please note, as an interim measure, for further information please review both websites: www.dhs.vic.gov and www.health.vic.gov.au


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