Case Management Coordinator - Beechworth | North East - Wodonga

Case Management Coordinator - Beechworth

Application Close Date: 25-Sep-2018
Location:
North East - Wodonga
Category:
Prison Officers
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
Salary/Rate:
$66,699 - $73,844
Job Reference:
DOJ/6548
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  • Take pride in a meaningful job with a real sense of purpose
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Fixed termfull time position (8 months) based at Beechworth Correctional Centre

About us

Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. As a service within the Department of Justice, Corrections Victoria develops and implements policies, programs, and services to ensure that safe and secure containment of prisoners, and that seek to rehabilitate offenders by addressing the underlying causes of offending behaviour.

Corrections Victoria 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. Corrections Victoria has a Reintegration Pathway which provides programs that are responsive to each prisoner's transitional needs, including reintegration back into the community.

About the role

Based at Beechworth Correctional Centre , you will support Corrections Victoria in providing quality case management of prisoners, who have specific needs or may be of a high profile due to their offending history. The Case Management Coordinator assists the Offender Management Supervisor by coordinating the case management function.

In the role, you will:

  • Interview, assess and report on prisoners to the Offender Management Supervisor.
  • Chair Case Management Review Committee (CMRC) prisoner quarterly reviews.
  • Case manage special category prisoners.
  • Maintain high quality documentation in relation to case files, prisoner assessments and report preparation.
  • Participate in weekly CMRC and Intake meetings.
  • Interview, assess and report on high profile prisoners to the Assessment Transition Coordinator

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • service excellence with a focus on achieving service targets whilst maintaining      service quality
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills with assertiveness and confidence      in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.

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.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children's rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

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