Supervisor, Court Assessment & Prosecutions Service - Geelong

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

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

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP4
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/5561A
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for a position at DJR.PDF (PDF, 160KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - Supervisor, Court Assessment & Prosecutions Service - 5561.pdf (PDF, 321KB)


Contact: Susan Dandy, Manager, Court Practice
(03) 5226 4444

Position Details

  • Advise and provide recommendations to the courts
  • Lead, manage and develop a team of Court Assessment & Prosecutions Officers
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in Geelong

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 Regulation. 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

Based in Geelong, you will be responsible for leading and developing a team of Court Assessment & Prosecutions Officers. You will monitor performance standards and enhance staff capacity to deliver high quality court services, and provide timely, organised and influential advice to courts and stakeholders involved in the sentencing process.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • experience 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 and developing a team responsible for operational service delivery
  • an ability to implement theoretical concepts to reduce risk and maximise individual outcomes.

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

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, 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.


From here...