Koori Assessment and Referral Practitioner

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s vision is to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 51 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction. For more information www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au. Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/MC0117
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0117 - Koori Assessment and Referral Practitioner PD.doc (Word, 104KB)

Candidate Application Form - MC0117 - Koori Assessment and Referral Practitioner.doc (Word, 83KB)

Contact: Susanna Sibillin
0437 200 283

Position Details

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic practitioner be part of the expansion and continued development of the CISP Remand Outreach Program (CROP).  CROP is part of the Court's commitment to improving and strengthening outcomes for people on bail.

Working across the Melbourne-based remand prisons, the Koori Assessment and Referral Practitioner will provide assessments and post-release case planning to Koori prisoners on remand who present with a range of complex needs. You will also be responsible for establishing strong, respectful and effective relationships with the Victorian Aboriginal community.

We encourage you to apply if you possess the following:

  • Extensive experience in assessing and engaging clients with complex needs
  • Sound knowledge of Victorian Aboriginal culture and society
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong team player with effective communication skills and a flexible approach

In return, Court Support Services offers a unique opportunity to develop your clinical skills within a supportive team environment. You will be provided with ongoing professional development opportunities and be part of a prison-based team committed to supporting people on bail to make changes in their lives.

This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Susanna Sibillin on 0437 200 283.

Applications close Thursday 28 September 2017

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs.  The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.

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