Advanced Case Manager - Melbourne | Melbourne - CBD

Advanced Case Manager - Melbourne

Application Close Date: 26-May-2019
Location:
Melbourne - CBD
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
Salary/Rate:
$84,019 - $95,329
Job Reference:
DOJ/2696/
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  • Fixed term, full time opportunity  (12 months) based in Melbourne CBD
  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety, managing smaller caseloads
  • Salary range $84,019 - $95,329 per annum plus superannuation

Passionate about therapeutic rehabilitation and have strong skills in case management? If you are looking for pivotal role helping keep the community safe, read on!

About the role

You will play a vital role supporting and managing offenders who have been issued court orders, by applying tailored and supportive case management approaches as they integrate into the community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Motivate and influence a smaller, yet important case load of offenders that have served part of their sentence in custody
  • Assess offender's risk of recidivism, and their rehabilitation, supervision, and programming needs
  • Assist and support offenders to complete their order and to participate in targeted interventions
  • Encourage offenders take ownership, accountability and responsibility to organise necessary appointments with other services required (such as Centrelink, housing, and medical appointments)

About you

We are seeking a driven individual, with the ability to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of case management frameworks
  • strong communication, where you can adapt your style accordingly
  •  a non-judgemental attitude, treating offenders with respect as members of our community
  • the ability to apply theory to reduce risk and improve outcomes
  • be comfortable working in a team environment, assisting other team members to work on shared goals
  • 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

A little 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.

Why work with us?

  • You will join a strong working, transparent and collaborative team environment
  •  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.
  • Flexible working arrangements; ensure you maintain work/life balance
  • Annual salary increases (within the Victorian Public Service (VPS) banding grade)      when annual performance benchmarks are met
  • Job security, offering an ongoing position as part of the Victorian Public Service
  • Opportunity for networking and professional development: attend training, seminars and      conferences across Victoria
  • Generous leave entitlements – including provisions for many forms of leave; including      personal, parental, carers, study, cultural, compassionate and unpaid leave

Join us

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.

To speak with Ebony Pisanelli - Regional Recruitment Business Partner for the role please connect on LinkedIn at the link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ebony-pisanelli-97551834/

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

 

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