Applications Coordinator

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CV0244B
Closing Date: 18-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CV0244 - Applications Coordinator - Position Description - Dec 2018.docx (Word, 123KB)

Contact: Erica Paddle
(03) 8684 6573

Position Details

  • Utilise your strong organisational and time management skills in this dynamic role
  • Ongoing, Full Time
  • VPS Grade 3 ($66,699 – $80,987) + super + benefits

The Post Sentence Branch, within the Offender Management Division of Corrections Victoria, provides central oversight and governance of the post sentence scheme and offenders subject to post sentence orders. The Serious Offenders Act 2018 (SOA) sets out a civil, non-punitive scheme that provides for the ongoing supervision or detention of serious sex and/or serious violent offenders who have completed their sentence and pose an unacceptable risk of committing further relevant offences. Corrections Victoria's end-to-end management and delivery of services to serious offenders on post-sentence orders occurs through a multi-faceted governance and operating model.

This position coordinates processes and protocols that ensure applications to court for Supervision Orders or Detention Orders, and applications for review of those Orders under the SOA are prepared, submitted and followed up. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct pre-release planning for eligible offenders currently in prison, including coordinating accommodation and services
  • Prepare information packs for Departmental witnesses in applications at Court
  • Coordinate follow up for Departmental witnesses following case conferences and Court
  • Notify relevant parties of Court outcomes
  • Liaise with stakeholders such as DHHS, Post Sentence Authority, Prison Management, Victoria Police, the County and Supreme Court and other external agencies to obtain documentation and arrange meetings as required for Detention and Supervision Order applications.

About you

  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Experience developing effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at peer and senior levels
  • Demonstrated perseverance in achieving objectives and copes effectively with setbacks and problems
  • Experience working in a Correctional environment and/or within a legislative framework is desirable, but not mandatory.


  • Ongoing position as a member of the Victorian Public Service (VPS)
  • Opportunities for career growth throughout the Department of Justice and Regulation and the wider VPS network  
  • Competitive salaries, generous leave entitlements, including annual leave loading, salary sacrifice, paid parental leave, and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Professional development; including support and training tailored towards your goals.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

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. 

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.

Application close: Midnight, Tuesday 18 December 2018

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