Manager, Professional Practice - Ballarat | Western - Ballarat

Manager, Professional Practice - Ballarat

Application Close Date: 18-Nov-2018
Western - Ballarat
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$95,275 - $115,276
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  • Make a direct impact on the safety of our community
  • Relocate to Ballarat in the Grampians region, leave traffic, pollution and high rises behind
  • Ongoing, full time leadership opportunity based in Ballarat
    (This is a regional position that will require travel to Horsham)

About us

Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Regulation. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.

Destination Ballarat

Live in Victoria's third largest city, located just over an hour by road or rail west of Melbourne. Ballart is a thriving hub of contemporary arts and events. Indulge in the finest local food and wine, immerse yourself in the beauty of the past, experience rich artisanal and cultural offers, or delight in the natural wonders of the Grampians region.

About the role

Based in Ballarat, you will develop and drive strategic case management effectiveness and improvements across the Court Practice, Parole and Specialist Practice streams. Working closely with case managers, supervisors and managers, you will support and professionally develop them to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the application of evidence based case management. 

The role also includes the supervision of senior practice advisers across community correctional services (CCS). These staff advise, coach and mentor and are considered role models of best practice case management. Your support and guidance will therefore be extremely valuable. 

To be successful in this role you will be required to demonstrate:

  • extensive knowledge and experience in case management of complex and high risk clients
  • substantial understanding of and experience in best practice initiatives in relation to risk management with complex and high risk individuals
  • comprehensive understanding and experience in best practice risk minimisation and therapeutic initiatives
  • well-developed interpersonal skills including building strong relationships and developing an understanding of others in order to motivate them and address conflict

A relevant qualification in social work, psychology, human services, criminal justice or criminology and experience in a related field is also desirable.

Why work with us?

  • Access to professional development and training, including external seminars and conferences across Victoria
  • Annual salary increases (within the Victorian Public Service (VPS) banding grade) when annual performance benchmarks are met
  • Relocation allowances for eligible candidates
  • Job security within the VPS as ongoing full time positions
  • Access to professional development and training, including external seminars and conferences across Victoria

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.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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