Court Support Services Manager, Gippsland Region

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Morwell
Reference: VG/MC0243A
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0243 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 107KB)

MC0243- Position Description.doc (Word, 103KB)

Contact: Susanna Sibillin
0437 200 283

Position Details

This position is currently in a process of ongoing recruitment. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Manager and Team Leader to be part of this exciting time of growth and change as we expand the Assessment and Referral Court (ARC) program to the Gippsland Region. In this unique leadership role, you will lead the establishment of a new program in the region, that aims to address the over-representation of people with mental illness and disability in the criminal justice system. The ARC program supports clients with complex mental health and/or disability support needs for a 12 month period prior to their sentencing by the Court, supporting them to make positive changes to their lives and address the issues that may be contributing to their offending behaviour.

The Court Support Services Manager will coordinate the establishment of the ARC program across the Gippsland region, as well as provide leadership and operational management to the ARC program and the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP), a bail support program for people with complex needs. The Manager will work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation and operation of the programs. The role will also have responsibility for ensuring that the team provides a high quality, evidence-based program to clients presenting with a range of complex needs.

We encourage you to apply if you possess the following: 

o   Relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or a related field 

  • Extensive experience providing management and leadership to staff within a complex      client environment      
  • Extensive clinical experience with clients presenting with complex support needs 
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with external stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of evidenced-informed practice models for working with complex clients

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

The role will be based in Morwell with regular travel to other court locations in the Gippsland region. 

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. 

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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