General Manager, Community Services

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.

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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.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Loddon Mallee Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/DJ7310_SEP
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $149,024
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DJ7310 - Position Description - General Manager Community Services LMR - Ongoing - September 2022.docx (Word, 540KB)


Contact: Slavisa Juresic on 0417 488 234
slavisa.juresic@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Lead a multidisciplinary team and be accountable for the delivery of integrated and streamlined community-based services.
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service.
  • VPS Grade 6.1 salary range ($127,467 - $149,024) plus superannuation.

 

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a General Manager, Community Services to play a critical role in the Loddon Mallee Region.

 

About the business unit

As a member of the Loddon Mallee Region Executive Committee, the General Manager, Community Services contributes to the strategic direction of the Department of Justice and Community Safety in the Loddon Mallee Region and holds portfolios as a senior regional officer.

 

About the role

Reporting to the Regional Director, Loddon Mallee Region the General Manager, Community Services leads and manages the delivery of the Loddon Mallee Region's Consumer Affairs Victoria, Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria and other community-based programs and is accountable for the performance of community-based services, including those delivered by agencies funded by the department. This includes the achievement of Key Performance Indicators and desired service delivery outcomes, within prescribed budgets.

The General Manager, Community Services also leads the implementation of regional Community Crime Prevention activities and initiatives delivered by the North Area Employment Pathway broker in Loddon Mallee. The role is focused on the delivery of integrated justice services and works with others in partnership, developing and maintaining effective relationships with key internal stakeholders as well as relevant local external stakeholders across government and within the non-government sector. The General Manager, Community Services represents the Department of Justice and Community Safety on external regional projects and undertakes initiatives as required, including the Better, Connected Care reform being delivered through Local Site Executive Committees in the region.

 

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering community based statutory services.
  • Demonstrated experience in operational service delivery across multiple teams over a large geographic region.

 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on 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.

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 INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

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.

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of all doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.


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