Court Support Services Advanced Case Manager, Ballarat Magistrates Court

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Western - Ballarat
Reference: VG/MC0175B
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0175 - PD - Sept 2019.doc (Word, 167KB)

MC0175 Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)

Joanne de Lacy on 0439 028 093

Position Details

This unique, court-based role provides case management support to people with complex support needs who are on bail. It also provides mentoring and practice leadership to other case managers.

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 state.

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 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:

  • Relevant qualifications in social work, psychology or equivalent discipline
  • Extensive experience in assessing and case managing clients with complex needs.
  • Experience in providing coaching and mentoring to staff
  • Detailed knowledge of the service system and practice models relevant to working with clients with family violence, disability, mental health and/or AOD issues
  • 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

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment) 

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other 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 is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

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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