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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration: $114,458.91 – $116,733.90 p.a
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ118771

Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic applicant to join our professional team in an expanding and dynamic service. Challenge yourself; why not consider working within our unique health care environment.


What you’ll be doing

To assess defendants brought before the local courts that may have been identified as a result of a custodial screening process or have been referred to the SCCLS with a mental health or cognitive impairment or are suspected of having one. This will include the triage of referrals, the completion of a mental health and risk assessment, obtaining collaborative information from previous treatment providers to support the psychiatric opinion and provision of a court with a psychiatric opinion and recommendations to assist the court Magistrate in determining the court outcome.

  • We offer great Salary packaging and Fitness Passport to eligible staff to enhance benefits.
    • Additional Allowances apply to this position  – $3.4704 per hour


Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

For role related queries or questions contact Jeanette Toole on
Applications Close: 4 August 2019 


To apply for this position please visit and search for  REQ118747


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