Court Support Services Advanced Koori Case Manager, Melbourne Magistrates' Court

The Melbourne Magistrates’ Court of Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join its Court Support Services (CSS) team.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC1942E
Closing Date: 06-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC1924- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 105KB)


MC1924- Position Description.doc (Word, 167KB)


Contact:
Nigel Phillips on 0400 792 557

Position Details

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

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.

Applications close: 6 January 2019

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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