Supervisor Court Case Management - Geelong
- Location: Geelong
- Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
- Work Type: Fixed term - full time
About this role
- Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity until 3 April 2023 based in Geelong
- Lead a collaborative and supportive team playing a critical role in helping support community safety
- Salary range $90,067 - $102,192 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
Supervisors within Court Case Management are responsible for leading and developing a team of case officers, case managers and advanced case managers. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for developing and monitoring performance case management staff and promote continuous improvement; by enhancing your team's capacity, you will focus on the importance of client engagement and rehabilitation to ensure you deliver best practice case management services.
Some of the key accountabilities of this role include:
- Leading and developing a team of case management staff, facilitating the allocation of workloads, and providing professional supervision, coaching and mentoring to enhance staff capacity to deliver best practice case management services.
- Developing and monitoring the performance of case management.
- Providing case consultation support to staff and facilitating team and individual based coaching to strengthen practice and support professional development opportunities. Promoting continuous improvement activities and approaches and ensuring effective quality assurance practices and procedures are in place.
The position will be required to adhere to local or regional rostering arrangements and other staffing management practices as directed.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- experience in and knowledge of best practice case management frameworks, including the provision of needs assessment in a human services context
- an understanding and capability in leading, managing and developing a team responsible for operational service delivery
- an ability to implement theoretical concepts to reduce risk and maximise individual outcomes
- experience and knowledge in workload allocation while leading a team or providing coaching to junior staff members
A relevant qualification in social work, human services or criminal justice with experience in a related field is also desirable.
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 Susan Dandy – Manager, Court Practice on 0429 214 210.
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.
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.
During the COVID-19 pandemic some of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using online tools to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and staff. Should you progress through the process, the Recruitment Services Team will communicate with you as to which tool(s) will be used.
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.
Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:
|Work Type:||Fixed term - full time|
|Job Function:||Prison and Corrective Services|
|Salary Range:||$90,067 - $102,192|
|Job Duration:||Until 3 April 2023|
|Application Close Date:||06-Jul-2022|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - (CCP4) - 7195 - Supervisor Court Case Management - Geelong - Fixed Term Full Time - April 2022.docx (Word, 537KB)
Susan Dandy on 0429 214 210