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Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager - Reservoir

Job posted: 21/06/2024
Applications close: 21/07/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: DJCS/5444_7166

Reference: DJCS/5444_7166

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?  

  • Engage with the Aboriginal Community to provide cultural support and rehabilitation
  • 2 x Full Time, Ongoing positions based in Reservoir
  • Excellent training and career development offered

This is a prioritised role for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, who will be given priority consideration as per the special measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

About us

Corrections Victoria is committed to the delivery of responsive and culturally appropriate services that meet the objectives to reduce the overrepresentation of Aboriginal people within the Criminal Justice System as part of the Aboriginal Justice Agreement, through the provision of correctional supports and services that reduce the risk of reoffending.

Corrections Victoria (CV) understands that to reduce the overrepresentation of Aboriginal people in the justice system and to achieve a reduction in the rate of reoffending, unique strategies and initiatives must be implemented. Through its long-standing commitment to the Aboriginal Justice Agreement, the Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing Plan, the Koori Inclusion Action Plan and in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal community, CV has developed this unique Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager role.

About the role

As an Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager based at Reservoir Community Correctional Services (CCS), you will be responsible for and manage a case load of predominantly Aboriginal people assessed as being at high risk of reoffending, including ensuring effective assessment, planning, intervention and review.

You will also lead the provision of advice to Community Correctional Services managers and staff on issues impacting the effective case management of Aboriginal clients, and the development and implementation of cultural support plans.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Victorian Aboriginal Community
  • experience with or an understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal Community, both socially and culturally, and the issues impacting on it
  • experience in effective case management practices including proactively managing risk of complex individuals
  • an understanding of, or experience in, modelling pro-social behaviours, motivating and influencing those being case managed
  • assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours.

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

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

Bronte Gierer – Manager, Court Practice on 0400 510 328 or at bronte.gierer@justice.vic.gov.au

Information session

Interested in learning more about this position? Join our online info session where you can gain a better understanding of this role, meet our passionate staff and ask questions. Please CLICK HERE to register.

When: Monday 15 July 2024 at 5:00 pm
Where: Microsoft Teams

Why work with us?

At the Department, we have various staff support networks in place including a state-wide Aboriginal Staff Network, Aboriginal Youth Network and regional Aboriginal Staff Networks which assist in developing and retaining Aboriginal staff through peer support, professional and personal development, establishing connections and providing valuable cultural peer support from other Aboriginal staff members. Other benefits include:

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.

All candidates are given the opportunity to utilise support from the Aboriginal Employment Team throughout the recruitment process with the team contactable via email at aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

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

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.

Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager - Reservoir

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

Job classification:

CCP4

Contact:

Bronte Gierer – Manager, Court Practice | 0400 510 328 or bronte.gierer@justice.vic.gov.au

Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager - Reservoir