Case Manager

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: CYF2
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/_YJ0677
Closing Date: 29-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $61,139 - $75,070
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description YJ0677 Case Manager_.doc (Word, 864KB)
Job Specification

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Myranda Bell on (03) 5136 2400

Position Details

About us

The Youth Justice team provides community-based supervision and a range of case management and support services for young people who are appearing before, or have been sentenced by, the Children's Court, Children's Koori Court and adult criminal courts and who have been placed on youth justice supervised orders.

The team promotes the personal development of young offenders and contributes to the reduction of crime in the community.

About the role

As the Case Manager, you will:

  • support clients by providing holistic and comprehensive case management to increase their opportunities of enhanced quality of life and community and reduce their risk of re-offending
  • support the day-to-day statutory supervision and case management of young people with complex needs, challenging behaviours and/or high profile young people on statutory orders issued by the courts or Youth Parole Board
  • provide information to clients, their families and carers on procedures, practices, guidelines, legislation and provide advice and case consultation on reports regarding client safety and wellbeing and the role of the department in providing this support.

This ongoing opportunity is based at our Morwell office.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • knowledge of the youth justice system, particularly the principles and philosophy underpinning relevant legislation and the Victorian Youth Justice program
  • an advanced understanding of the principles of case management and case work, with the ability to utilise a range of assessment and interventions relevant to the age, gender, developmental stage, cultural background and offending related needs of the young person
  • strong stakeholder management and problem solving skills.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

This position has been re-advertised, previous applicants need not apply.

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