Drug Court Clinical Advisor, Dandenong Magistrates' Court (VPSG4)

Job posted: 20/03/2020
Applications close: 05/04/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/MC1811C

Reference: VG/MC1811C

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

The Drug Court of Victoria is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised Clinical Advisor to join the Dandenong team. The Drug Court Clinical Advisor is responsible for providing a range of clinical advice, treatment and referral services for the Drug Court and its' participants, in line with the principles and practices of the model.

It is the role of the Drug Court Clinical Advisor to:

  • Assess potential participants referred to the Drug Court and develop treatment plans to address substance use and associated issues.
  • Develop individual treatment plans for participants on a Drug Treatment Order to address their substance use, psychosocial history and
  • Participate in case conferences and provide expert advice to the Court in relation to the offender's psychosocial history, substance use and suitability for the inclusion in and ongoing participation in the program.
  • Provide assessment and progress reports for the Drug Court Magistrate.
  • Develop, manage and maintain key relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including Court Services Victoria, court staff, judiciary, community organisations, drug treatment agencies, peer agencies, and other Victorian Government Departments and Non-Government Organisations.
  • Contribute to the development and progress of the Drug Court program including the development and continuous improvement of clinical policies, procedures and assessment tools.

The Drug Court Clinical Advisor is a vital member of a multi-disciplinary team, the successful candidate will excel in a team environment. The successful candidate will be afforded the opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovative environment and develop collaborative relationships with a diverse range of key stakeholders.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs. The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.

Drug Court Clinical Advisor, Dandenong Magistrates' Court (VPSG4)

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Andrew McMillan | (03) 8766 2118 or 0437 844 240

Drug Court Clinical Advisor, Dandenong Magistrates' Court (VPSG4)