Court Support Services Advanced Case Manager, Ballarat

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 Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, 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: VPSG4
Work Location: Western - Ballarat
Reference: VG/MC0175
Closing Date: 20-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0175 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 107KB)

MC0175 Position Description.doc (Word, 103KB)

Contact: Emma Kennedy

Position Details

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join its Court Support Services (CSS) team based at Ballarat Magistrates' Court. You will be joining the team at an exciting time of growth and expansion, as we extend the program across the Grampians region. 

The Court Support Services Advanced Case Manager provides case management to accused persons who have multiple and complex needs and who are participating in court support programs whilst on bail.

This position has a particular focus on working with clients presenting with a high level of risk. 

As an advanced practitioner within the team, you will also provide practice leadership and mentoring to other case managers in their work with clients. 

We encourage you to apply if you possess the following:

o      Relevant qualifications in social work, psychology or equivalent discipline

o      Extensive experience in assessing and case managing clients with complex needs.

o      Experience in providing coaching and mentoring to staff

o      Detailed knowledge of the service system and practice models relevant to working with clients with family violence, disability, mental health and/or AOD issues

o      Strong team player with effective communication skills and a flexible approach 

In return, CSS offers a unique opportunity to develop your leadership and clinical skills within a supportive team environment. You will be provided with ongoing professional development opportunities and be part of a court-based team committed to supporting people with multiple and complex needs.  

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  Emma Kennedy on 0409 934 845.

Applications close Tuesday 20 February 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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