Team Leader | Western - Ararat

Team Leader

Application Close Date: 03-Feb-2019
Western - Ararat
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$84,019 - $95,329
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  • Lead, manage and coach a team of Specialist Case Workers within Corrections Victoria
  • Be actively involved in project activities and continuous improvement strategies
  • Two positions, full-time, ongoing, located at Corella Place (across 3 sites)
  • Earn between $84,019 - $95,329 + super + benefits

Two exciting opportunities exist for experienced Team Leaders within the Post Sentence Branch of Corrections Victoria.

About us

Corrections Victoria's Post Sentence Branch (formally Sex Offender Management Branch) was established in 2006 in order to provide a coordinated and integrated approach to the management of post-sentence offenders across both prison services and community corrections. The branch is responsible for key elements of sex offender management within the organisation and comprises a number of functional areas including policy and project management, assessment and treatment, and operations.

Within the operational area, Corella Place is a Transitional Accommodation Facility that enhances the protection of the community by providing accommodation for sex offenders when suitable accommodation elsewhere in the community is not available. Corella Place operates at three sites, Warrak Road, Ararat and Emu Creek, Langi Kal Kal Road, Trawalla.

About the role

The role of the Team Leader is to facilitate operational objectives by leading the Specialist Case Workers and the Activities Coordinator, both independently and in a team context, in a dynamic operational environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate the day to day operational aspects of Corella Place
  • Responsible for the performance management and coaching of a team, including professional development and best practice service delivery
  • Responsible for quality assurance & risk assessments
  • Be actively involved in project activities and continuous review of the operations of the facility

Please note: successful applicants are required to attend for mandatory psychological debriefing.

About you

  • Demonstrated experience working within a legislative framework and an ability to apply and review policies and procedures
  • Leadership experience and motivation to work with staff to improve service delivery
  • Experience working in a complex dynamic setting
  • The ability to manage staff working in an high risk/high profile environment        


  • Ongoing positions as a member of the Victorian Public Service (VPS)
  • Opportunities for career growth throughout the Department of Justice and Regulation and the wider VPS network  
  • Competitive salaries, generous leave entitlements, including annual leave loading, salary sacrifice, paid parental leave, and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Professional development; including support and training tailored towards your goals

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

Application close: Midnight, Sunday 3rd of February


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.

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