Senior Parole Officer - Ballarat

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.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP4
Work Location: Western - Ballarat
Reference: VG/6872A
Closing Date: 24-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description 6872 - Senior Parole Officer, Ballarat - Ongoing, Full Time.pdf (PDF, 187KB)


Contact: Allison Dry - Principal Practitioner
0427 209 152

Position Details

  • Support community safety by proactively motivating and engaging prisoners on parole
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Ongoing opportunity based in Ballarat

Based in Ballarat, 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 framework is also desirable.

A relevant qualification and experience in a related field is preferred. 

A little 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.

Why work with us?

  • You will join a strong working, transparent and collaborative team environment
  • Option of partaking in further education funded by the department
  • Annual salary increases (within the Victorian Public Service (VPS) banding grade) when annual performance benchmarks are met
  • Job security, offering an ongoing position as part of the Victorian Public Service
  • Opportunity for networking and professional development: attend training, seminars and conferences across Victoria
  • Generous leave entitlements – including provisions for many forms of leave; including personal, parental, carers, study, cultural, compassionate and unpaid leave

Join us

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.

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

  • Allison Dry - Principal Practitioner on 0427 209 152.

To speak with Ebony Pisanelli - Regional Recruitment Business Partner for the role please connect on LinkedIn at the link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ebony-pisanelli-97551834/

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


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