Manager, Court Practice - Frankston and Rosebud | Melbourne - Southern Metro

Manager, Court Practice - Frankston and Rosebud

Application Close Date: 09-Aug-2020
Melbourne - Southern Metro
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$98,396 - $119,052
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  • Contribute to the delivery of a corrections system that keeps our communities safe
  • Have direct oversight of court order management, court services teams and community partnerships
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity working across Frankston & Rosebud.

About us

Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, offenders under post sentence supervision and court orders.

Community Correctional Services 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. This approach will contribute to a safer community and strengthen CCS for the future.

About the role

Working across both Frankston and Rosebud Justice Service Centres, you will oversee the operations of Community Correctional Services including having direct oversight of the court order management and court services teams. You will play a key role in developing community partnerships with the courts and local police.

You will be required to participate in the “on call” after hours Duty Director system as rostered.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will ideally have a passion for offender rehabilitation and contributing to community safety, as well as a flair for using your creativity and innovation in managing a diverse team. In addition, you will possess:

  • extensive case management experience with complex and high risk clients
  • strong understanding of best practice risk minimisation and therapeutic initiatives
  • experience in managing teams and resources ensuring smooth delivery of services
  • an ability to monitor financial performance, resource and staffing requirements.

A relevant qualification in social work, human services or criminal justice discipline, with work experience in a similar field is also desirable.

For more details regarding these positions, please contact:

  • Melissa Braden, Regional General Manager on 0409 490 236.

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 leadership training, 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.

During the COVID19 crisis all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The Recruitment Services Team will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure the safety and well being of our candidates and staff members.  No face to face contact is required and induction training will also be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with us. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

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