Parole and Specialist Case Manager - Horsham

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.

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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 - Horsham
Reference: VG/6873B
Closing Date: 29-May-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - 6873 Parole and Specialist Case Manager, Horsham - Ongoing - May 2019.pdf (PDF, 335KB)


Contact: Leah Bavage - Principal Practitioner
(03) 4344 1444

Position Details

 

  • Support community safety by proactively motivating and engaging prisoners on parole
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in Horsham

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

Based in Horsham, you will be responsible for delivering high quality case management to a caseload of the highest priority violent and sex offenders under correctional supervision. Parole and Specialist Case Managers will be responsible for ensuring that the nature of serious offender management aligns with best practice initiatives, including managing offenders using strengths based case management approaches and dynamic risk assessment in line with Corrections Victoria's Offender Management Framework.

The case management role will necessitate that Parole and Specialist Case Managers demonstrate outstanding offender engagement and management skills, including excellent motivational interaction interviewing techniques and production of relevant plans and reports. 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • experience in the application of best practice case management and theoretical concepts to reduce risk and maximise client outcomes
  • experience in the case management of complex and high risk clients
  • knowledge and experience in best practice risk and therapeutic initiatives
  • excellent written communication skills including detailed report writing experience.

Experience working within a legislative framework is also desirable.

For more details regarding these positions, please contact:

  • Leah Bavage - Principal Practitioner on (03) 4344 1444.

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.


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