Assessment and Referral Practitioner, CISP Remand Outreach Program

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/MC2380A
Closing Date: 23-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $75,271 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC2380- Position Description.doc (Word, 103KB)

MC2380- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 105KB)

Contact: Julian Lane
0419 667 148

Position Details

This role undertakes assessments and brief, post-release case planning to prisoners on remand who present with a range of complex needs. It aims to support the transition of remandees back into the community.

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person be part of the CISP Remand Outreach Program (CROP). CROP is part of the Court's commitment to improving and strengthening outcomes for people on bail.

Based in one of the remand prisons in metropolitan Melbourne, Assessment and Referral Practitioners provide assessments and post-release case planning to prisoners on remand who present with a range of complex needs. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, practitioners support remandees to access appropriate community support services that support them in addressing the risks and needs that have contributed to their offending behaviours.

We encourage you to apply if you possess the following:

  • Relevant qualifications in social work, psychology or a related field
  • Extensive experience in assessing and engaging with clients with complex needs
  • Demonstrated ability building collaborative relationships with external stakeholders
  • Strong team player with effective communication skills and a flexible approach

In return, Court Support Services 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. 

Applications close: Sunday 23 September 2018

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.

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