Professional Practice Adviser - Mildura | North West - Mildura

Professional Practice Adviser - Mildura

Application Close Date: 26-Mar-2019
North West - Mildura
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$84,019 - $95,329
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  • Fully-paid training to ensure you come to your first day of work with confidence in your ability to do the job
  • Personalised Professional Development Plans
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in Mildura

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 Community Safety. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.

About the Location

Look closer to the Victorian border with New South Wales and you'll find Mildura, the epicentre of the Sunraysia region. Find a secluded spot beside the river, watch the sunset and then wait for the magical star show to begin. Get up the next morning and watch the sunrise Mallee style.

About the Role

Based in Mildura, you will provide highly developed case practice advice, supporting and developing case management staff in the integration of theory and practice.  You will support the Manager, Professional Practice and undertake case practice quality audits, providing regular practice forums and education sessions to embed best practices across the region.

You will also undertake regular monitoring of regional performance, contributing to the formation of policy and procedures that strengthen case practice and support regional specific workforce development initiatives.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • experience in best practice case management frameworks and theoretical concepts to reduce risk and maximise individual outcomes
  • well-developed interpersonal skills including building strong relationships and developing an understanding of others in order to motivate them and address conflict
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to develop a range of complex reports and evidence based recommendations.

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?

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders. 

We will also provide you with professional development opportunities, an employee assistance program, access to job opportunities across the Victorian Government, salary packaging and much more.


  • A work/life balance within your dedicated and supportive team - 5pm finishes are encouraged!
  • High performing teams with a strong collaborative environment
  • Supportive Team Leaders and Managers to encourage staff to grow their skills and offer various promotions and career pathways

To speak with Tanvi Mor, Regional Recruitment Business Partner for the role connect on LinkedIn at the link below:

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.

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

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