Case Manager - Wangaratta
- Location: Wangaratta
- Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
- Work Type: Fixed term - full time
About this role
- 12-month, full-time position based in Wangaratta, however Wodonga negotiable
- Play a critical role in offender rehabilitation and community safety
- Salary range $83,333 - $89,661 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
Case Managers in the Court Practice stream are responsible for applying evidence-based case management practices to offenders at medium or high risk of reoffending.
This role is required to manage a case load of offenders with a range of order requirements aimed at reducing the risk of reoffending through conducting risk assessments, preparing case plans, providing interventions, and addressing the underlying causes of offending whilst directing and monitoring compliance with court order obligations.
This role is required to utilise case management practices to actively engage offenders and ensure responsive, targeted interventions to assist in reducing their risk of reoffending. Case Managers must support offenders to successfully complete their court orders, while balancing risks to community safety.
This position is based in Wangaratta, however a Wodonga location may be negotiable.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- experience or understanding of effective case management practices; proactively managing risk with more complex individuals
- experience or understanding of modelling pro-social behaviours with an ability to motivate and influence individuals
- experience working in a legislative framework
- assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours
- capability to produce detailed reports and other standard documents in line with procedural guidelines.
A relevant qualification in social work, human services, criminal justice or criminology or experience in a related field is also desirable.
For more details regarding these positions, please contact:
- Bernard Wilson – Manager, Court Practice on 0419 279 189.
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.
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.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.
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.
CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.
|Work Type:||Fixed term - full time|
|Job Function:||Prison and Corrective Services|
|Salary Range:||$83,333 - $89,661|
|Job Duration:||12 Months|
|Application Close Date:||30-May-2023|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - (CCP3) - 7150 - Case Manager - Wangaratta - Fixed term, full time - May 2023.pdf (PDF, 194KB)
Bernard Wilson on 0419 279 189