Court Support Services Team Leader, Dandenong and Ringwood Magistrates' Courts, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

• A rare and exciting Full Time opportunity to lead and develop a multidisciplinary team of experienced practitioners in our CISP programs based within the Dandenong and Ringwood courts.

• Be a part of a dynamic and vibrant team where no 2 days are the same.

• Working in collaboration with the Dandenong and Ringwood courts to support our clients.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/MC2475B
Closing Date: 04-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC2475 - PD.pdf (PDF, 1.03MB)

MC2475 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 59KB)

Contact: Zoe Cameron
0487 540 653

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 role has responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of the CISP programs at the Dandenong and Ringwood Magistrates' Courts and leading a team of case managers who provide support to people on bail with vulnerable and complex needs.

About you:

We encourage you to apply if you possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualification (minimum Diploma level highly desirable) relevant to case management practice with forensic clients, psychology, social work, occupational therapy and/or other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated capacity or experience in case management of clients presenting with complex needs, with well-developed knowledge and/or relevant experience in the following speciality areas: mental health, alcohol and substance use / addiction, family violence, or homelessness highly desirable.
  • Experience in or demonstrated capacity to provide supervision to case managers and advanced case managers, including in relation to risk and its mitigation particularly within an area of advanced knowledge or experience.
  • Extensive experience in the assessment and case management of clients with multiple and complex needs.
  • Experience in the leadership and management of health and/or social welfare staff.
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Sound knowledge of evidenced-informed practice models and frameworks for working with multiple and complex needs, including those with a mental illness, intellectual disability and/or acquired brain injury, as well as triage and waitlist management.

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:

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.

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.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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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