Mental Health Case Manager, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (Parental Leave Vacancy) (VPSG3.2)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2021 - 13/04/2022

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $79,889 - $85,956

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC2071D

Reference: VG/MC2071D

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $79,889 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

This VPS 3 role based in Melbourne provides case management support utilising a client-centred and problem-solving approach to people on bail with a range of complex needs who are participating in the CISP program to engage with their rehabilitation and achieve positive behavioural change. The position will be based at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

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.

About the role:

Case managers are integral members of the program team, delivering high quality case management to clients with complex needs who are involved with the court system.  Working within the court environment, you will provide our clients with support to address the issues that are contributing to their offending behaviour and to shape positive behavioural change.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualification (minimum Diploma level higlhy regarded) relevant to case management practice with forensic clients; such as social work, psychology, welfare, drug and alcohol or relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience in the assessment and case management of clients with complex mental health needs.
  • Extensive knowledge of treatment and support options for clients with complex mental health needs.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide a culturally responsive and inclusive service to clients.
  • Demonstrated client engagement and management skills, including motivational interviewing techniques.
  • Excellent case formulation and written communication skills.

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.

Mental Health Case Manager, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (Parental Leave Vacancy) (VPSG3.2)

Job type:

Full time / 30/06/2021 - 13/04/2022

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Amy Seadon | 0456 670 915 or Amy.Seadon@courts.vic.gov.au

Mental Health Case Manager, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (Parental Leave Vacancy) (VPSG3.2)