Senior Parole Officer - Werribee and Sunshine

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP4
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/SPOWERR
Closing Date: 25-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: Various
Attachments: Position Description - (CCP4) - 686468676860 Senior Parole Officer - Werribee and Sunshine - Fixed term - full time - June 2024.docx (Word, 537KB)


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Position Details

  • Support community safety by proactively motivating and engaging prisoners on parole
  • Join a dynamic and collaborative team
  • Multiple Fixed Term, Full Time opportunities until 2025 available in Werribee and Sunshine

About us

Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.

CCS is currently experiencing rapid growth in the offender population. In response to this, Corrections Victoria will embed evidence based practice across all areas of our work and target responses to the areas that will allow the greatest impacts to be made. This approach will contribute to a safer community and strengthen CCS for the future.

About the role

As a Senior Parole Officer based in Werribee or Sunshine, you will deliver quality case management to a complex caseload of the highest priority, violent prisoners on parole. You will work autonomously and ensure that the management of prisoners under your supervision are case managed in line with the Corrections Victoria Offender Management Framework.

You will contribute to a strengthened and integrated risk assessment and management framework, including the transition process from imprisonment into the community. Building close partnership with internal and external stakeholders, you will have an overarching focus on community safety.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • well-developed engagement and case management skills
  • the ability to prepare high quality reports
  • experience in the application of best practice case management of complex and high risk clients
  • knowledge and experience in best practice risk and therapeutic initiatives.

Experience working within a legislative frameworkis also desirable.

For further information about the position, please contact Harley Houghton Principal Practitioner on 0408 365 359 (Werribee enquiries) or Ramesha Mapa Principal Practitioner on 0438 037 280 (Sunshine enquiries)

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Community, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders. 

We will also provide you with professional development opportunities, an employee assistance program, access to job opportunities across the Victorian Government, salary packaging and much more.

For further information on our benefits please follow the link Why work for Vic (careers.vic.gov.au) 

 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

In accordance with the Jobs and Skills Exchange Recruitment Policy, Victorian Public Servant applicants will be prioritised in the application process where they have applied through the JSE. External applicants are encouraged to apply and will be considered in the process, noting the recruitment policy guideline. 

 

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.


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