38669 - 01JND

Fixated Threat Assessment Service Clinician
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 28 May 2019

Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $100,462 - $108,140
Position No: 38669 - 01JND
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 May 2019
Contact Officer: Dannielle Nagle on dannielle.nagle@act.gov.au or (02) 6204 1811

About us
Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. The core values of Care, Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS) provide health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery, maintenance of wellbeing and harm minimisation. The participation of the people who use of service, their families and carers is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery. The Division works in partnership with a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.
The Division delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including peoples home. These services include:
  • ACT Wide Mental Health Services
  • Adult Acute Mental Health Services
  • Adult Community Mental Health Services
  • Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), and
  • Justice Health Services
Overview of the work area and position
The Health Professional Officer Level 4 (psychologist) will work collaboratively with Australia Federal Police Fixated Threat Assessment team (AFP FTAT) in Barton. AFP FTAT’s core function is to reduce the risk of harm to High Office Holders, establishments and others from ‘fixated individuals’ through collaborative assessment and management by police and mental health professionals. The AFP FTAT aligns with strategies designed to increase the understanding of mental illness within the community and ultimately aims to help those with identified mental health issues access the services where required.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Evidence of structured clinical risk assessment training.
  • Current driver’s licence
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check.
  • Obtain a Negative Vetting 1 (NV1) Security Clearance (minimum).
This is a temporary position available for 14 months with the possibility of extension.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.


This is a temporary position available for 14 months with the possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services


No documents have been supplied for this position.