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Drug Court Project Officer, Shepparton Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Full time / 31 December 2022

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/MC0912

Reference: VG/MC0912

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton


Fixed term VPS 4.

Shepparton location.

Working in collaboration with the Drug Court Operations Manager and central administration of MCV Drug Court, the Drug Court Project Officer supports the delivery of local and global MCV Drug Court projects that are aligned to the strategic objectives and vision of the MCV Drug Court.

The role also provides timely and effective administration and the ongoing financial support in accordance with organisational policies at the Drug Court location as required.

About us

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state.

The Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year.  The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

The Drug Court of Victoria (DCV) is a statutory division of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. The division provides an alternative sentencing option to offenders with drug and/or alcohol dependency who have committed offence/s whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol and/or to support their dependency.

DCV administers Drug Treatment Orders (DATO) under section 18Z of the Sentencing Act 1991. Participants on a DATO receive a judicially supervised, therapeutically oriented, intensive and integrated drug supervision and treatment regime; which focuses on improving many aspects of their lives including drug dependency, physical & mental health, homelessness, education and employment, self-esteem and family and social relationships.

About the role

Working in collaboration with the Drug Court Operations Manager and central administration of MCV Drug Court, the Drug Court Project Officer supports the delivery of local and global MCV Drug Court projects that are aligned to the strategic objectives and vision of the MCV Drug Court.

The role works directly with the local Drug Court team and the MCV Drug Court central administration to ensure both local and global projects and activities are collaborative and undertaken in line with appropriate governance approaches, structures and better practice principles.

The role also provides timely and effective administration and the ongoing financial support in accordance with organisational policies at the Drug Court location as required.

About you

  • Demonstrated expertise or knowledge of the principles and processes of project management, project lifecycle stages and project management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in supporting and coordinating projects through the full project lifecycle.
  • Operates effectively within relevant business policies and processes.
  • Identifies risks to service delivery.
  • Tertiary studies accompanied with project management qualifications desired.

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

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

 

Drug Court Project Officer, Shepparton Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 31 December 2022

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Rachael Hopkins on | Rachael.Hopkins@courts.vic.gov.au

Job attachments:

Drug Court Project Officer, Shepparton Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)