Case Manager - Melbourne

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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: CCP3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/7167-JUN22
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $82,101 - $88,336
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - (CCP3) - 7167 - Case Manager - Melbourne - Fixed Term, full time - June 2022.docx (Word, 539KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Shawn Woollard - Manager Court Practice
shawn.woollard@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • 12 month fixed-term, full time opportunity based in Melbourne
  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety
  • Salary range $82,101- $88,336 p.a + super

Looking for a dynamic role that is close to home? Join a close nit team that focuses on keeping the community safe.

About the role

As a Case Manager, you will support offenders to successfully complete their court orders, while balancing risks to community safety.

Based in Melbourne CBD, you will manage a case load of offenders with a range of order requirements aimed at reducing their risk of reoffending. This includes conducting risk assessments, preparing case plans, providing interventions and addressing the underlying causes of offending. You will also be responsible for directing and monitoring compliance with offender's court order obligations.

You will utilise case management practices to actively engage offenders and ensure responsive, targeted interventions to assist in reducing their risk of reoffending.

About you

We are seeking a driven individual, with the ability to demonstrate:

  • experience or understanding of effective case management practices; proactively managing risk with more complex individuals
  • experience or understanding of modelling pro-social behaviours with an ability to motivate and influence individuals
  • experience working in a legislative framework
  • assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • capability to produce detailed reports and other standard documents in line with procedural guidelines.

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

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.

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.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond

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

During the COVID19 crisis all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The Recruitment Services Team will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure the safety and well being of our candidates and staff members.  No face to face contact is required and induction training will also be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with us. 

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. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.


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