Advanced Case Manager - Sunshine and Werribee | Melbourne - Western Metro

Advanced Case Manager - Sunshine and Werribee

Application Close Date: 08-Nov-2020
Location:
Melbourne - Western Metro
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
Salary/Rate:
$85,279 - $96,759
Job Reference:
DOJ/8684A
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  • 3x Ongoing positions, two based in Werribee and one based in Sunshine
  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety, managing smaller but dynamic caseloads
  • Salary range $85,279- $96,759 per annum plus superannuation

Passionate about therapeutic rehabilitation and have strong skills in case management? If you are looking for pivotal role helping keep the community safe, read on!

About the role

You will play a vital role supporting and managing offenders who have been issued court orders, by applying tailored and supportive case management approaches as they integrate into the community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Motivate and influence a smaller, yet important case load of offenders that have served part of their sentence in custody
  • Assess offender's risk of recidivism, and their rehabilitation, supervision, and programming needs
  • Assist and support offenders to complete their order and to participate in targeted interventions
  • Encourage offenders take ownership, accountability and responsibility to organise necessary appointments with other services required (such as Centrelink, housing, and medical appointments).

Primarily this position will be work from home with the requirement to attend the office on a rotational basis until directed, this is in line with the departments response to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Whilst the successful candidate will have a primary work location, these positions do require to work across the West Metro Region when required. These locations include Werribee, Sunshine and Melton.

About you

We are seeking a driven individual, with the ability to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of case management frameworks
  • strong communication, where you can adapt your style accordingly
  • a non-judgemental attitude, treating offenders with respect as members of our community
  • the ability to apply theory to reduce risk and improve outcomes
  • be comfortable working in a team environment, assisting other team members to work on shared goals
  • ideally have exposure to complex groups such as homelessness, drug and alcohol, and child protection
  • have the ability to practice ‘self-care', maintain a work/life balance, and reach out to colleagues, mentors, managers or external providers (including EAP) if required

A little 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, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.

Join us

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.

For more details regarding this position please review the position description or contact:

Meri Petreska – Manager Court Practice on Meri.Petreska@justice.vic.gov.au

To speak with Tara Miller, Regional Recruitment Business Partner about the role please connect on LinkedIn at the link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tara-miller-508136159/

 

To learn more about these positions, please join us in attending an information session where you will have the chance to learn more about the role and you'll learn about the recruitment process from our technical experts 

 

Please register your interest below 

Tuesday 27th October, 3:30pm

 https://justice-vic-gov-au.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BOt-ghrBS8i12C5HYNSgMg

Friday 6th November, 1:00pm

https://justice-vic-gov-au.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iVo5GkYHQ7a1t-fZOBXMAw

 

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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