Supervisor Drug Court and Court Services | Melbourne - CBD

Supervisor Drug Court and Court Services

Application Close Date: 09-Aug-2020
Location:
Melbourne - CBD
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
Salary/Rate:
$85,279 - $96,759
Job Reference:
DOJ/SDCCS
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  • Play a critical role in helping support community safety
  • Lead, manage and develop a team of case managers and CAPS staff
  • 2x Ongoing opportunities based at Melbourne Drug Court.

About the role

Exciting opportunity to join an established multidisciplinary team at the Melbourne Drug Court and Melbourne Court Advice and Prosecutions Service (CAPS).

The Supervisor Drug Court and Court Services forms part of the management team that oversees the operation of Community Corrections Services (CCS) within the Drug Court of Victoria and the Court Services Unit. The Supervisor has direct leadership and management responsibility for a team of CCS staff comprising Drug Court Case Managers and Court and Prosecution Services (CAPs) staff.  The supervisor works closely with CCS, Court Services Victoria and other stakeholders as required to develop, implement, maintain and support CCS functions within the specialist Drug Court and Court Services Unit. The Supervisor is required to act as Officer in Charge as directed.

The supervisor works closely with CCS, Court Services Victoria and other stakeholders as required to develop, implement, maintain and support CCS functions within the specialist Drug Court and Court Services Unit. The Supervisor is required to act as Officer in Charge as directed.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • experience 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 and developing a multidisciplinary team responsible for operational service delivery
  • An ability to develop, manage and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders including and not limited to court staff, Magistrates, community organisations and drug treatment agencies.

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

For more information on the role please contact;

Jackie Bernardi – Manager Court Practice and Drug Court on 0409 831 048

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.

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.

CCS 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.

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

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

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 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 wellbeing 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.

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