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Intake, Assessment and Transitional Worker (VPSG4)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | South Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: VG/5442_SEPTEMBER

Reference: VG/5442_SEPTEMBER

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

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

Work location: Gippsland | South 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 young people and recognises that young peoples’ 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?

  • Full Time - Ongoing
  • Salary $88,955 - $100,930 plus superannuation
  • Motivate and influence Aboriginal offenders in the case management process. Model pro social behaviours and draws on strengths-based approaches

About Us

Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place provides Aboriginal men, on a Community Correction Order, with an important opportunity to learn new skills, reconnect with, or further strengthen, their culture and participate in programs and activities to help them address their offending behaviour.

Wulgunggo Ngalu, in the Gunai Kurnai language, means ‘which way together' and was officially opened in September 2008.  Participation in the program is voluntary and involves living at Wulgunggo Ngalu, in Gippsland, for between three to six months.

It is a state-wide, culturally appropriate residential diversion program for up to 18 Aboriginal adult males at any one time who have been sentenced by the court to a Community Correction Order. It provides an environment that is relevant and responsive to the needs of Aboriginal men. 

Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place is a key initiative of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement, a partnership agreement between the Victorian State Government and the Aboriginal community established in response to the findings of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.

Corrections Victoria is committed to reducing the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system, and to providing services that are culturally appropriate and responsive to the needs of Aboriginal offenders.

About the Role

The Intake Assessment and Transitional Worker involves working closely with participants and staff of WNLP. It requires an ability to build and maintain a good working relationship with others. You will develop and maintain a strong working relationship within key stakeholders within the Justice system and among external support service providers to enable a well-supported and safe transition into the program, while participants are attending the program and required planning for transition back into the community.

This is an Aboriginal Identified Position; Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community and the issues impacting on it.
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Victorian Aboriginal community.
  • Demonstrated understanding and/or practice of effective case management practices; proactively managing risk with more complex individuals

How to Apply:

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants are welcome to utilise support from the Aboriginal Employment Team throughout the recruitment process. Please visit https://www.justice.vic.gov.au/careers/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-island-employment for further information.

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

Intake, Assessment and Transitional Worker (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Shaun Braybrook on 0438 360 619 | shaun.braybrook@justice.vic.gov.au

Intake, Assessment and Transitional Worker (VPSG4)