Case Officer - 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.

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP2
Work Location: Western - Horsham
Reference: VG/7104
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $80,545
Job Duration: Ongoing, Full Time
Attachments: Position Description - (CCP2) - Case Officer - Horsham - Ongoing, full time - September 2022.docx (Word, 540KB)


Contact: Aaron Flintrop - Manager, Court Practice
aaron.flintrop@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Kickstart your career in Community Correctional Services
  • Make a real difference to your community
  • Full-time ongoing role - $72,751 - $80,545 plus super

About Us

We work with people who the courts have decided must be supervised within the community. This includes people on parole, as well as people on court and post sentence supervision orders.

These people have often faced traumatic life experiences. They may have suffered physical and sexual abuse or grown up with few positive role models. Many have also suffered from or witnessed substance abuse as well. These experiences often bring about anti-social behaviours or self-protection strategies that can culminate in criminal actions.

It is our job as CCS staff to be positive role models for these people, as they try address their offending behaviours to make a better life for themselves in our community.

What you will do

Community Correctional Services (CCS) is a state-wide service providing for the management of offenders on court orders, serious sex offenders on post sentence supervision and prisoners on parole. In this role CCS helps offenders break the cycle of offending, ensures court and parole order conditions are met and, where they are not, prosecutes breaches in court or engages the Adult Parole Board.

CCS plays a vital role in contributing to the safety of the community by:

  • Applying case management practice that reduces reoffending,
  • Engaging offenders to build responsibility, and
  • Connecting offenders to programs, services and community.

This role supports the Community Work and Partnerships stream and is responsible for assisting in the administration of relevant community work practices. This will include monitoring attendance and compliance with requirements at community work placements and contracting offenders to appropriate local community work sites.

The position will be required to adhere to local or regional rostering arrangements and other staffing management practices as directed.

Working and living in the Central Highlands region

If you want a radical change from the big smoke, perhaps bunking down in a smaller regional centre might be for you. AraratStawellSt. Arnaud and Horsham all offer something a little different while still capturing the country hospitality and close community ties so revered by tree-changers. Move into one of these towns and you'll meet a lot of interesting people doing different things – popular industries include agriculture, tourism, wine production, brick manufacturing and meat production. You'll likely find many folks have spirited opinions too. If you're up for it, there's never a spirited debate far away in small towns, be it at the pub or footy club, and it can be a stack of fun to say your piece on the issue of the day.

 

The central highlands region captures a physically stunning slab of Victoria steeped in historical significance. A life here can offer all the city mod cons with a great escape only a short drive away, or you can make a true change of pace by living in a small town or on a farm.

 

If wanderlust is more your mode, head straight for the Grampians National Park. ‘The Grampians' are famed for stellar granite formations, gorgeous lakes and breathtaking panoramic views – just search ‘Grampians lookouts' and you'll get an idea of what we're talking about.

 

Many hotspots are accessible by car, and are a great place to clear your head, while others might challenge you to get your compass out and find your own way. The Grampians are so expansive and varied that it doesn't matter whether you love to camp, ride, fish or swim; you'll be able to find your own corner of the park to cherish.

To find out more about the accountabilities of the role please contact Aaron Flintrop, Manager, Court Practice at aaron.flintrop@justice.vic.gov.au

 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.

Applications close 11:59pm on 27 September 2022

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


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