Case Officer - Warrnambool | South West - Warrnambool

Case Officer - Warrnambool

Application Close Date: 23-Sep-2020
Location:
South West - Warrnambool
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
Salary/Rate:
$68,884 - $76,263
Job Reference:
DOJ/8349
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  • Take pride in a meaningful job with a real sense of purpose
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Fixed Term, full time (April 2021) opportunity based in Warrnambool

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.

About the role

Based in Warrnambool, you will manage the lowest risk offenders on court orders, through directing and monitoring compliance with court order obligations.  You will apply order administration activities to offenders on reparation orders and, where required, offenders at a low risk of reoffending.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Referring offenders to relevant services
  • Monitor compliance against order requirements
  • Implement appropriate responses to non-compliance
  • Escalate matters as required to senior staff in a timely manner

Skills and experience:

  • service excellence with a focus on achieving service targets whilst maintaining service quality
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills with assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours
  • well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

Renee Perry – Coordinator Justice Services 0419 988 349

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

 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 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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