Clinicians (Psychologists, Social Workers) The GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd


Working in the Wellington Shire will give you access to tranquil lakes, pristine beaches and the rugged beauty of the high country

Full-Time position, work from home options with a salary range of $86,000 – $105,000, plus superannuation

Potential for reasonable relocation costs

About the Opportunity

Fulham Correctional Centre delivers comprehensive quality clinical services to prisoners, and we are seeking clinicians to join our multidisciplinary team.

Our work is fast paced and as a Clinician you will conduct screening and assessments for both Alcohol and Other Drug Offending Behaviours, as well as group-based facilitation of Remand, Health Stream, and Offending Behaviours Programs. Our programs are mostly dual-facilitated and vary in duration. You will also facilitate release related harm reduction and coping/ adjustment programs, as well as have opportunities to run training and peer supervision. It is a very complex and rewarding role with opportunities to develop skills in a range of complex presentations using a trauma-informed approach. 

The team includes clinicians from a range of disciplines who have complementary core competencies in assessment and treatment of a range of behaviours and mental health conditions. This role sits within the Rehabilitation and Reintegration team, and you will liaise closely with other functions within the team and more broadly across the Centre.

Clinicians will be psychologists with provisional or full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA); social workers with registration with the Australian Association of Social Work (AASW); or occupational therapists registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

About You

To be successful in the Clinician role you will be willing to learn about the Victorian Criminal Justice System and have:

  • Knowledge of the “What Works” literature in offender rehabilitation, in addition to the application of the Good Lives Model (GLM) and principles of Risk Need Responsivity (RNR) in reducing recidivism in offender populations
  • Demonstrated experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other best-practice therapeutic frameworks for working with offenders
  • Experience in clinical and/or risk assessments, individual and group intervention, in a correctional, clinical or other relevant setting with ability to efficiently prepare clinical formulations and reports; or demonstrated willingness and ability to obtain
  • A desire to make a difference to the lives of people who may experience disadvantage, have challenging behaviours and complex needs
  • Experience working collaboratively with others in a complex environment
  • Ability to embrace change and continuous improvement
  • Good communication and effective interpersonal skills
  • Empathy and cultural awareness
  • Resilience

What GEO offers:

  • A comprehensive induction
  • Exposure to leading experts in research and forensic work (opportunities to participate in research evaluations)
  • Funded Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration or professional association membership
  • Development and training opportunities
  • Opportunities to develop skills in mentoring students and other professionals 
  • Study leave opportunities
  • Relocation allowances available for eligible candidates

About The GEO Group Australia and Fulham Correctional Centre

Fulham Correctional Centre is part of The GEO Group in Australia and is the leading provider of privately managed correctional services in Victoria and NSW. As a Registered Training Provider (number 3570), GEO offers a wide variety of training programs which are nationally accredited.

For more information about our organisation, please visit our website

To find out more about the role, please refer to our website for the position description or contact details for Sonia Rowe, Senior Clinician at Fulham Correctional Centre

How to apply:

To apply, we ask that you complete a short questionnaire below, as part of the application process.

Applications must include a resume and a one-page cover letter.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are highly encouraged to apply

We are always looking for people to join our company who share the values that we stand for:



Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 10th September 2023



The GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd

Job Salary

Full time