Forensic Team Leader – Clinical Services (Victoria)

“- Are you someone with leadership skills and a solid track record in managing teams to achieve service delivery targets?
– Do you want to contribute to helping individuals and significant others affected by alcohol and other drugs?

As Forensic Team Leader, your role will be to manage the Forensic team to meet service delivery targets through the coordination of processes governing forensic referrals and throughput, including intake, assessment, allocation, service delivery
and termination.

You will also provide high quality treatment and support services, with a specific focus on the delivery of counselling, psychosocial and case management interventions, within a harm minimisation framework. Your leadership responsibilities will include managing the Forensic Team and providing clinical supervision to Grade 2 and 3 AOD clinicians. Other duties will include the provision of bi-monthly reports and participation in research and project work as required.

To be successful, you will have a background as a team leader or in a supervisory position, with experience and knowledge in the alcohol and drug field, community resources, the criminal justice system, treatment services and referral networks. This is combined with a tertiary qualification in health, social or behavioural sciences field, highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, intermediate Microsoft Office skills and experience in supervision and coordination of all aspects of clinical service delivery.

Please go to our website to obtain a copy of the position description: www.turningpoint.org.au.

Applications must address the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

To apply for this position, forward your written application and resume to Human Resources, 54 – 62 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy Vic 3065; or via email at: hr@turningpoint.org.au by COB Wednesday, 23 January 2008.

Enquiries can be directed to Anna Wilson, (03) 8413 8429 email: annaw@turningpoint.org.au.”