Manager, Court Practice - Ringwood and Dandenong
- Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
- Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
- Work Type: Ongoing - full time
About this role
- 2 x Full time, ongoing positions based at Ringwood or Dandenong
- Contribute to the delivery of a corrections system that keeps our communities safe
- Have direct oversight of court order management, court services teams and community partnerships
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, offenders under post sentence supervision and court orders.
Community Correctional Services 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
Community Corrections South East Region are recruiting two full time ongoing Managers of Court Practice based in Ringwood or Dandenong, who will oversee the operations of Community Correctional Services at their respective locations. Responsibilities will include having direct oversight of the court order management and court services teams and playing a key role in developing community partnerships with the courts and local police.
Managers will be required to participate in the “on call” after hours Duty Director system as rostered.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- extensive case management experience with complex and high risk clients as well as expertise in best practice risk minimisation and therapeutic initiatives
- experience in managing teams and resources ensuring smooth delivery of services
- teamwork and leadership skills with the ability to manage a diverse group of staff with varied experience
- a strong operational lens with the ability to monitor financial performance, resource and staffing requirements.
A relevant qualification in social work, human services or criminal justice discipline, with work experience in a similar field is also desirable.
For more details regarding these positions, please contact:
Benjamin Cahill – Regional General Manager, East Region on 0447 034 750 or
John Insana - Regional General Manager, Southern Metropolitan Region on 0438 391 216
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 leadership training, 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.
The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.
At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).
Acceptable evidence includes:
- COVID-19 digital certificate with three doses registered (available via your myGov account)
- Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)
Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.
FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:
For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.
For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
|Location:||Melbourne - Southern Metro|
|Work Type:||Ongoing - full time|
|Job Function:||Prison and Corrective Services|
|Salary Range:||$103,920 - $125,735|
|Job Duration:||2x Ongoing, Full Time|
|Application Close Date:||12-Feb-2023|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - (CCP5) - 4024,5960 - Manager, Court Practice - Dandenong - Ongoing, full time - January 2023.pdf (PDF, 227KB)
Benjamin Cahill on 0447 034 750
John Insana on 0438 391 216