Advanced Case Manager - Horsham | Western - Horsham

Advanced Case Manager - Horsham

Application Close Date: 04-Mar-2018
Western - Horsham
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$81,354 - $92,304
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  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety, managing smaller caseloads of complex offenders
  • Enjoy a work/life balance within your dedicated and supportive team where 5pm finishes are encouraged
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in 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.

CCS is currently experiencing rapid growth in the offender population. In response to this, Corrections Victoria will embed evidence based practice across all areas of our work and target responses to the areas that will allow the greatest impacts to be made. This approach will contribute to a safer community and strengthen CCS for the future.

About the role

You'll be managing smaller caseloads of complex and high risk offenders on court orders by:

  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Preparing case plans
  • Challenging offending behaviours and
  • Linking offenders with services
  • Ensuring court orders are complied with.

You will also have the opportunity to choose whether to work a Monday to Friday or a Tuesday to Saturday roster, working in with your own personal commitments.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have best practice knowledge of case management frameworks
  • apply theory to reduce risk and improve outcomes
  • be flexible and resilient, with drive and commitment
  • have a relevant qualification in social work, related human services discipline, criminal justice or criminology (preferred)
  • have work experience in a related field, including other complex groups such as homelessness, drug and alcohol, and child protection (desirable). 

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, 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.

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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