Advanced Case Manager, Assessment and Referral Court (ARC), LaTrobe Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

• Full time fixed-term Advanced Assessment Referral Court (ARC) Case Manager role within the ARC list based at Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court. Support may be required to be provided to Wonthaggi and Korumburra ARC lists where needed.

• Working therapeutically with a multidisciplinary team based within the Magistrates Court of Victoria

• Opportunity to apply your therapeutic skills and experience with a complex client group
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Morwell
Reference: VG/MC0247
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 10 February 2025
Attachments: MC0247_PD.pdf (PDF, 296KB)

MC0247 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 53KB)

Contact: Justin Van Rossen

Position Details

About us

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority, and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state. The Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year. The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a full time, fixed-term Advanced ARC Case Manager to join the Specialist Courts & Programs division of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, to be based at Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court. The Advanced Case Manager role provides client centred, strengths based and solution-focussed advanced case management support to clients who are participating in the ARC list and CISP as required, supporting clients with a range of complex psycho-social needs. In this unique and challenging role, you will work with clients for up to 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.

About you

  • Tertiary qualification (minimum Diploma level highly desirable) related to case management practice with forensic clients; such as social work, psychology, welfare, drug and alcohol or another related field and/or relevant experience. 
  • Experience providing complex case management support; taking a holistic, strengths-based and collaborative approach. 
  • Experience communicating hope and optimism for change and applying a person-centred and evidencebased approach to support and enhance the client's motivation. 
  • Knowledge of how to engage with clients through assessment and treatment planning to develop a personcentred individual support plan. 
  • Can ensure clear communication, documentation, information security and confidentiality. 
  • Able to work with diversity in a way that displays respect and cultural sensitivity and ensuring that services are delivered in a way that is family/person-centred, and responsive to and inclusive of the diverse needs and backgrounds of all clients. 
  • Experience preparing reports on client progress and can effectively speak to your work in a court setting. In return, CSS 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 court-based team committed to supporting people on bail to make changes in their lives.

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:

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.


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