Aboriginal Case Manager - Dandenong | Melbourne - Southern Metro

Aboriginal Case Manager - Dandenong

Application Close Date: 01-Sep-2019
Location:
Melbourne - Southern Metro
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
Salary/Rate:
$77,737 - $83,640
Job Reference:
DOJ/7667
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  • 12 months fixed term, full time opportunity based in Dandenong
  • Engage with the South metropolitan Aboriginal Community
  • Salary range $77,737 - $83,640 per annum plus superannuation

Work in Dandenong

The Regional and Local Aboriginal Justice Committees unit at Dandenong promotes the partnership of the Koori community and government, by facilitating community engagement initiatives to build strong networks and enable wide participation in the delivery of Koori justice-related policies, programs and initiatives.

What you will do

As an Aboriginal Case Manager, you will be responsible for managing a case load for offenders including Aboriginal offenders with a range of order requirements aimed at reducing the risk of reoffending through conducting, assessing risk of recidivism, rehabilitation, supervision, and programming needs for Aboriginal people subject to court order.

You will also be responsible for developing and implementing case plans and cultural support plans and working with Aboriginal Justice networks and community to identify appropriate support to strengthen case management of Aboriginal offenders in the local community.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have knowledge of case management frameworks
  • the ability to develop and maintain relationships with Aboriginal organisations and other organisations that support and strengthen the case management of Aboriginal offenders to build robust and positive partnerships
  • have the ability to communicate sensitively, confidentially and effectively with members of the Victorian Aboriginal Community
  • Have the knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal Community and the social and cultural issues impacting on the community
  • Have knowledge and experience to provide compelling guidance, advice and to the ability to negotiate from a position of strength ideally
  • have previous experience and exposure to complex groups such as homelessness, drug and alcohol, and child protection

For further detail, please refer to the Position Description attached.

To find out more about the technical aspects of the role please speak to James Warren on 0428 257 463.

To speak with our Aboriginal Employment Team please call (03) 8684 1751 or aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

Why work with us?

  • Gain access to dedicated personal support from our Aboriginal Employment Team throughout your job application and your career with the department
  • Become part of the department's 200 + strong Aboriginal Staff network
  • Flexible working arrangements; ensure you maintain work/life balance
  • Annual salary increases (within the Victorian Public Service (VPS) banding grade) when annual performance benchmarks are met
  • Opportunity for networking and professional development: attend training, seminars and conferences across Victoria
  • Generous leave entitlements – including provisions for cultural and ceremonial leave
  • Aboriginal Career Development Program

To speak with Tanvi Mor, Regional Recruitment Business Partner about the recruitment process please connect on LinkedIn at the link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanvimor/ 

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.

Applications close 11:59pm 1 September 2019

This is an Aboriginal identified position; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We respectfully acknowledge the original peoples of Maggaolee and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and developing. We also pay our respects to other Aboriginal people who have made important contributions to City of Greater Dandenong.

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