Supervisor, Court Case Management - Sale/Bairnsdale

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

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.

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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: Gippsland - Various
Reference: VG/0079_NOV
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: _Position Description - (CCP4) - 0079 - Supervisor Court Case Management - Bairnsdale - Fixed Term, full time - August 2022.PDF.pdf (PDF, 282KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kathryn McGrath - Manager Court Practice
kathryn.mcgrath@justice.vic.gov.au or 0438 759 875

Position Details

  • Full time, 12 month fixed term contract based in Sale or Bairnsdale
  • Work with a collaborative and supportive team
  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety

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. Our practitioners 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

The Supervisor will be responsible for leading and developing a team of case officers, case managers and advanced case managers. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for developing and monitoring performance of case management staff and promote continuous improvement. By enhancing your team's capacity, you will focus on the importance of client engagement and rehabilitation to ensure you deliver best practice case management services. The Supervisor will also provide support over the management of the location by working cohesively with peers, and internal and external stakeholders. Building strong relationships with the courts and other stakeholders based on superior service is key to the success of this role. The position can be based in either Sale or Bairnsdale, with a requirement to provide outreach to CCS locations in East Gippsland. 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience in and knowledge of best practice case management frameworks, including the provision of needs assessment in a human services context
  • an understanding and capability in leading, managing and developing a team responsible for operational service delivery
  • an ability to implement theoretical concepts to reduce risk and maximise individual outcomes
  • experience and knowledge in workload allocation while leading a team or providing coaching to junior staff members

A relevant qualification in social work, human services or criminal justice with experience in a related field is also desirable.

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

Kathryn McGrath – Manager Court Practice on 0438 759 875 

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, 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.

How to apply

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

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.


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