Court Assessment & Prosecutions Officer - Melbourne
- Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
- Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
- Work Type: Fixed term - full time
About this role
- Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity until 30 June 2024 based in the Melbourne CBD
- Advise and provide recommendations to the courts
- CCP3 position with a salary range of $82,101 - $88,336 per annum plus superannuation
Community Correctional Services (CCS) contributes to the safety of the community by applying practices that reduce reoffending and connecting offenders to programs, services and community. CCS provides management of offenders on court orders, serious sex offenders on post sentence supervision and prisoners on parole.
About the role
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.
This role will also provide timely, high quality, evidence-based advice to stakeholders (including the judiciary involved in the sentencing process) regarding an assessment of an offender's risk to community safety and their capacity to undertake a court order.
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 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.
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.
Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:
|Location:||Melbourne - Northern Metro|
|Work Type:||Fixed term - full time|
|Job Function:||Prison and Corrective Services|
|Salary Range:||$82,101 - $88,336|
|Job Duration:||Until 30/06/2024|
|Application Close Date:||06-Jul-2022|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - (CCP3) - 8412 - Court Assessment and Prosecutions Officer - Melbourne - Fixed term, full time - June 2022.docx (Word, 537KB)
Josephine Di Pietro - Manager Court Practice