Advanced Case Manager - Moorabbin | Melbourne - Southern Metro

Advanced Case Manager - Moorabbin

Application Close Date: 01-Nov-2020
Location:
Melbourne - Southern Metro
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
Salary/Rate:
$85,279 - $96,759
Job Reference:
DOJ/0891
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  • Full time, ongoing role based in Moorabbin
  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety, managing a caseload of complex offenders
  • Salary range $86,558 - $98,210 per annum plus superannuation

About us

Community Correctional Services (CCS) is a state-wide service providing for the management of offenders on court orders, serious sex offenders on post sentence supervision and prisoners on parole.  In this role CCS helps offenders break the cycle of offending, ensures court and parole order conditions are met and, where they are not, prosecutes breaches in court or engages the Adult Parole Board.

About the role

As an Advanced Case Manager, you will manage a caseload of complex and high-risk offenders on court orders who have completed part of their sentence in custody. Using evidence-based frameworks, you will deliver dynamic practice in the case management of offenders with complex needs and those who have committed serious offences including ensuring effective assessment, planning, intervention and review. Furthermore, you will motivate and influence individuals in the case management process, modelling pro social behaviours and draw on offender strengths based approaches.

Other elements of the role include:

  • contributing to a strengthened and integrated through-care approach for offenders transitioning from prison onto court orders, through close partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • encouraging offenders to be take ownership, accountability and responsibility to organise necessary appointments with other services required (such as Centrelink, housing, and medical appointments).
  • linking offenders with services, including alcohol and other drugs (AOD), mental health, housing, and mental health
  • producing written reports with appropriate analysis and recommendations to senior stakeholders and other standard documents in line with procedural guidelines

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Possess knowledge and experience in applying best practice case management frameworks, ideally within a forensic setting
  • be a strong communicator, where you can adapt your communication style accordingly
  • have a non-judgemental attitude, treating offenders with respect as members of our community
  • be comfortable working in a team environment, assisting other team members to work on shared goals
  • demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels
  • ideally have exposure to complex groups such as homelessness, drug and alcohol, and child protection
  • have the ability to practice ‘self-care', maintain a work/life balance, and reach out to colleagues, mentors, managers or external providers (including EAP) if required

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

Stamatia Moutsios – Manager, Court Practice on 0407 278 942.

Why work with us?

  • You will join a strong working, transparent and collaborative team environment
  • Opportunity for promotion and development within CCS and the greater department
  • The hands on experience you will gain working with a complex cohort of individuals
  • You are provided with a safe environment, with safety precautions in place in the rare case of any threat or danger arises
  • Our team celebrate success and acknowledge achievements of individuals and the team
  • You have the option of partaking in further education funded by the department, where we offer training to complete your Certificate III in Correctional Practice. If you choose to partake in this study, you are expected to complete the certificate during working hours (as opposed to in your personal time). You are also provided with a mentor to support you.

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.

During the COVID-19 pandemic all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using online tools to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and staff. Should you progress through the process, the Recruitment Services Team will communicate with you as to which tool(s) will be used. The role may be performed remotely for candidates who are successful in securing a position with us and induction training will also be completed online.

 

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