Court Support Services Koori Advanced Case Manager

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. More information about the court is available at Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers). 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: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC1924C
Closing Date: 24-Jul-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC1924 - Position Description Advanced Koori Case Manager.doc (Word, 103KB)

MC1924 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 143KB)

Contact: Shannon Timmons
(03) 8615 3848

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 Melbourne Magistrates' Court. 

The Court Support Services Advanced Koori Case Manager provides case management to accused persons who have complex needs and are participating in court support programs during their bail period or while on summons. This position has a particular focus on working with clients who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. 

A key part of your role will also be to provide coaching and mentoring to case managers in providing a culturally responsive and competent service to clients who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. In addition, you will be responsible for establishing strong, respectful and effective relationships with the Victorian Aboriginal community.

We encourage you to apply if you possess the following:

  • Relevant qualifications in social work, psychology or equivalent discipline
  • Sound knowledge of Victorian Aboriginal culture and society
  • Extensive experience in assessing and case managing clients with complex needs.
  • Experience in providing coaching and mentoring to staff
  • 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 family violence related risks and needs. 

This is an Aboriginal Identified Position; Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged 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  Shannon Timmons on (03) 8615 3848.

Applications close Monday 24 July 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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