Case Officer - Derrimut

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.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Various
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP2
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/4100
Closing Date: 09-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $80,545
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Position Description - (CCP2) - 4100 - Case Officer - Derrimut - Ongoing, Full time - Sept 2022.pdf (PDF, 233KB)


Contact: Brianna Martin on 0456 674 740
Brianna.Martin@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Take pride in a meaningful job with a real sense of purpose
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Full time, ongoing role based in Derrimut

About the role

Based in Derrimut you will manage offender low risk offenders on court orders, through directing and monitoring compliance with court order obligations. Additionally, you will apply order administration activities to offenders on reparation orders and, where required, offenders at a low risk of reoffending. This includes:

  • Referring offenders to relevant services
  • Monitor compliance against order requirements
  • Implement appropriate responses to non-compliance
  • Escalate matters as required to senior staff in a timely manner

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A passion for service excellence with a focus on achieving service targets whilst maintaining service quality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • Strong time-management and organisational skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Brianna Martin, A/Regional General Manager on 0456 674 740.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of all doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.


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