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Senior Practice Advisor - Ballarat

Job posted: 02/07/2024
Applications close: 16/07/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time / 12 Months

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $130,673 - $174,871

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: DJCS/YJ0022_JUL

Reference: DJCS/YJ0022_JUL

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,871

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

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 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?

  • Play a dynamic and pivotal role in a complex service delivery environment
  • Utilise your ability to manage and influence diverse stakeholder groups
  • Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity for up to 12 months based in the Grampians region
  • CYF6 grade ($130,673 - 174,871 plus superannuation)

About us

The Department's Youth Justice Service provides programs and resources to assist young people to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to manage their lives effectively without further offending. Through supervision, offending related programs and linkages to appropriate support services, the Youth Justice Service promotes opportunities for rehabilitation and contributes to the reduction of crime in the community.

About the role

As the Senior Practice Advisor you will have responsibility for undertaking a range of practice, quality and service activities to support the operational statutory Youth Justice Service and related policy and service development. 

The role also includes providing senior advice and consultancy on case management and practice matters to community based statutory youth justice teams, and more broadly to other senior stakeholders and work groups on youth justice related policy, operational and service development matters. 

While your primary work location will be Ballarat, travel across the Grampians region including to Horsham will be required.

To be successful in this role you will be required to demonstrate:

  • Advanced knowledge, experience and understanding of complex service delivery environments and case practice experience at senior level is expected;
  • The ability to communicate vision, sets clear strategic direction and deliver strong management support and advice; and
  • Manage stakeholders, negotiate and influence on highly complex issues in order to secure long-term gains. 

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.

For more details regarding this position please contact:

  • Julia McGrath – General Manager Youth Justice on 0417 315 907

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 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.

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.

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.

Senior Practice Advisor - Ballarat

Job type:

Full time / 12 Months

Job classification:

CYF6

Contact:

Julia McGrath on 0417 315 907 | julia.e.mcgrath@justice.vic.gov.au

Senior Practice Advisor - Ballarat