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Case Officer - Bairnsdale and Morwell (CCP2)

Job posted: 04/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $71,853 - $79,551

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: DOJ/3160

Reference: DOJ/3160

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $71,853 - $79,551

Work location: Gippsland

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’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the 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?

  • Take pride in a meaningful job with a real sense of purpose
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities throughout your career
  • 2 x full time, ongoing roles, one based in Morwell and one in Bairnsdale

About the role

Based in either Morwell or Bairnsdale, the Case Officer will be responsible for the administration of court orders for offenders subject to reparation orders or offenders assessed as being at low risk of reoffending through directing and monitoring compliance with court order obligations. Cases managed will be allocated from across the Gippsland Region. Responsibilities include:

  • Referring offenders to relevant services aimed at reducing reoffending
  • Monitor compliance against order requirements
  • Implement appropriate responses to non-compliance
  • Escalate matters as required to senior staff in a timely manner
  • Produce case notes, reports and other written documentation.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 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 further information regarding these positions, please contact Natasha Kile (Morwell) on 0428 277 798 or Ian Webb (Bairnsdale) on 0427 546 481.

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.

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.

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.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

The Department has legislated duties to provide and maintain a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and other workplace participants. Consistent with these duties the Department has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all employees who are, or may be, required to work for the Department outside their ordinary place of residence to be COVID-19 vaccinated within the timeframes specified by the Department and/or any timeframe set by any Chief Health Officer direction. The policy applies to all new and current employees. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you
Case Officer - Bairnsdale and Morwell (CCP2)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

Job classification:

CCP2

Contact:

Ian Webb - Manager Court Practice | ian.webb@justice.vic.gov.au or 0427 546 481.

Case Officer - Bairnsdale and Morwell (CCP2)