Administration Officer - Prison Support

Administration Officer - Prison Support (Langi Kal Kal, Ballarat 2 Days/Week)


  • Providing administration support to our Clinical Services team
  • Opportunities for flexible working hours 
  • Part time position available; fixed term contract


Caraniche is a private psychology and consulting company that delivers a range of specialist services to government, private and not-for-profit organisations. Caraniche provides clinical and forensic services, Employee Assistance Programs, management consultancy, training, research, and evaluation. Established in 1993, the company is a values driven organisation with a strong commitment to the professional growth and development of psychologists and other health and welfare professionals. Caraniche is recognised as a leader in the field of forensic alcohol and other drug services, clinical supervision, trauma services, evaluation and training.


Role & Duties:

Earlier this year, the Department of Justice rolled out a new Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) electronic database for use in prisons and as a result, Caraniche has an Administration Support position available at Langi Kal Kal prison. These roles are to provide support to clinicians on location who provide diverse clinical interventions to prisoners, within a collaborative and supportive team culture. This includes the provision of harm minimisation programs, group and individual therapy, release preparation and support, and various other AOD programs and services. The administration positions are available within the prison environment and involve direct administration support to the clinical team, mainly through the inputting of client information into the electronic database, and also assisting in the management of waitlists and maintenance of client and intervention records.


Qualifications & Experience:

Successful candidates must have sound administration, organisational and computer skills, with previous exposure to and use of electronic client records or databases. Experience in a health or custodial setting will be viewed favourably. For position descriptions or more information about Caraniche, please visit our website on, or contact our HR department. Psychology, or other healthcare students, are welcome to apply.



You will work alongside a team of highly skilled and experienced clinicians. Caraniche offers a supportive culture and flexible work environment including the following employee benefits:

Flexible Working Policy

Ongoing Training and Development

Career Progression Opportunities

Industry leading Research Initiatives

Access to employee health services – EAP, CISM

Onsite parking at location


Caraniche strives to develop and maintain a positive, inclusive culture of respect and unity, and as such we aim to employ individuals who share our company values of integrity, excellence, innovation and partnership. Caraniche is an equal opportunity employer who values a diverse workforce. 

Please apply via Seek or the Careers webpage at with an updated CV and cover letter. For a confidential discussion, please contact the Recruitment Advisor on (03) 8417 0500.


Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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