Court and Assessment Prosecutions Officer - Werribee and Sunshine
- Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
- Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
- Work Type: Fixed term - full time
About this role
- X2 fixed term, full time opportunities based in Werribee and Sunshine
- Case Management with a focus on rehabilitation to reduce reoffending
- Salary range $83,333 - $89,661 per annum plus superannuation
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.
CCS plays a vital role in contributing to the safety of the community by:
- Applying case management practice that reduces reoffending,
- Engaging offenders to build responsibility, and
- Connecting offenders to programs, services and community.
About the role
The role of a Court Assessment & Prosecutions Officer is to:
- Conduct court assessments to determine an offender's suitability for a court order
- Facilitate the variation or cancellation of an order
- Prosecute individuals who fail to comply with their court orders.
- Provide high quality evidence-based advice to the judiciary.
Court Assessment & Prosecutions Officers are responsible for supporting the operation of the Court Assessment and Prosecutions Service and applying relevant work practices. This includes conducting court assessments to determine an offender's suitability for a court order; facilitating the variation or cancellation of an order; or prosecuting individuals who fail to comply with their orders. Court Assessment & Prosecutions Officers will provide high quality evidence-based advice to the judiciary in relation to sentencing.
The position will be required to adhere to local or regional rostering arrangements and other staffing management practices as directed.
As our ideal candidate, you will have:
- experience or knowledge of court processes, prosecutions or related areas
- an ability to provide human services in needs assessment and development of interventions
- capability to provide evidence based advice and recommendations to the court that maximise offender responsiveness interventions
- an ability to manage offenders exhibiting challenging behaviours and escalate as required.
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.
For more details regarding this position, please review the position description or contact Maria Fazio on 0417 038 513.
FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:
- 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.
- For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.
If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.
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.
Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.
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 (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.
|Location:||Melbourne - Western Metro|
|Work Type:||Fixed term - full time|
|Job Function:||Prison and Corrective Services|
|Salary Range:||$83,333 - $89,661|
|Job Duration:||2x Fixed Term, Full Time|
|Application Close Date:||26-Mar-2023|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - (CCP3) - 5764, 0980- Court Assessment and Prosecutions Officer - Werribee and Sunshine - Fixed term full time - Feb 2023.docx (Word, 538KB)
Maria Fazio on 0417 038 513