Disability Justice Coordinator

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: AH2.2/2.3/DDSO3A
Work Location: Ballarat - Central Highlands
Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/711459
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $72,751 - $91,600
Job Duration: Until 28/06/2024
Attachments: 711459 Disability Justice Coordinator AH-2 DDSO-3A Position description .pdf (PDF, 254KB)
Job Specification

711459 Disability Justice Coordinator AH-2 DDSO-3A Position description .docx (Word, 134KB)
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Contact: Yvonne Roedema
Ph: 9830 9714

Position Details


The Disability Justice Coordinator provides support to people who have a disability and are involved in the criminal justice system. 

Are you?

  • Knowledge and experience in disability case management with strong report writing, assessment and planning skills?
  • Experience working with clients who have complex and multiple support needs?
  • Experience and /or an interest in the criminal justice system?


  • Coordinate support and services for clients involved in the justice system according to the allocation by the team leader by providing a comprehensive approach to decreasing the likelihood of the client reoffending.
  • This coordination role includes complex and advanced assessments, implementing and reviewing justice based plans and reports, as well as goal-setting, monitoring progress, and referrals.
  • Operate as required by legislation and departmental standards and exercise the appropriate authorities and legal delegations pursuant to relevant legislation and other specific delegations and functions. This includes the implementation review of justice related plans, programs and services and ensure an appropriate standard of care, supervision, safety and support is provided.

Please open the position description to read more.

The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advice, given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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