Parole and Specialist Case Manager - Bayside

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: CCP4
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/CV0181
Closing Date: 01-Nov-2020
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description [CCP4] - Parole and Specialist Case Manager, Moorabbin - Ongoing.pdf (PDF, 84KB)


Contact: Jenny Michaels - Principal Practitioner
0439 711 923

Position Details

 

  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in Melbourne's Bayside region
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Support community safety by proactively motivating and engaging prisoners on parole  

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.

About the role

Working across Moorabbin and Frankston, the Parole and Specialist Case Manager (PSCM) will demonstrate outstanding case management, offender engagement and management skills, including excellent motivational interaction interviewing techniques and production of relevant plans and reports. In addition, it is expected that the PSCM will possess excellent writing skills demonstrated through the ability to prepare Departmental and Ministerial briefings, general external correspondence and reports to key stakeholders. The PSCM will also be responsible for the meticulous management of CCS offender files. The PSCM will also contribute to a strengthened and integrated risk assessment and management framework, including the transition process from imprisonment into the community, through close partnership with internal and external stakeholders, with an overarching consideration for community safety.

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.

Further information can be found in the position description. For more details regarding the position, please contact:

Jenny Michaels - Principal Practitioner on 0439 711 923.

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.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

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

During the COVID-19 pandemic all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using online tools to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and staff. Should you progress through the process, the Recruitment Services Team will communicate with you as to which tool(s) will be used. The role will be performed remotely for candidates who are successful in securing a position with us and induction training will also be completed online. 

Applications close at 11.59pm Sunday 1 November 2020.

 


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