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Social Worker (AH3)

Job posted: 12/02/2020
Applications close: 26/02/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 31 January 2021

Organisation: Office of Public Prosecutions

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/OPP617

Reference: VG/OPP617

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) is an independent statutory authority responsible for preparing and conducting criminal prosecutions in Victoria on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Matters prosecuted by the DPP and the OPP involve serious crimes or matters that are of significance to the fair and effective operation of the Victorian criminal justice system. The OPP consists of the Solicitor for Public Prosecutions and a staff of approximately 380 providing legal and corporate support to the DPP, the Chief Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutors in the exercise of their independent roles in the criminal justice system. The OPP is committed to providing information and support to victims and witnesses of serious crime during the court process.

Social Worker

Social Workers provide assistance to victims, witnesses and their families from within the prosecution service, as an integral part of the prosecution service's Legal Practice.  They also support solicitors and prosecutors to keep victims and witnesses informed through the prosecution process.  Information and assistance is provided before court hearings at legal conferences and after court hearings at debriefings.  This position works as part of multidisciplinary team with solicitors and prosecutors to help ensure the rights of victims are met in accordance with the Victims' Charter.

In this role you will be responsible for providing assistance to victims, witnesses and their families from within the prosecution service. You will also support solicitors and prosecutors to keep victims and witnesses informed through the prosecution process.

The position is Melbourne based, however will require travel to country Victoria to assist victims and witnesses involved in the prosecution of indictable offences.  Such travel can involve multi-night stays when assigned to regional circuit courts.  A vehicle and overnight accommodation are provided as required.

As our ideal candidate you will:

  • be passionate about helping us achieve our vision to make a positive difference to the community through the justice system;
  • have extensive case management experience
  • enjoy working collaboratively in a dynamic environment.

For more information please refer to the attached Position Description.

To apply, you will need to submit a resume, cover letter and complete the online questionnaire which can be found on the last page of the application process.

Applications close 11:59PM Wednesday 26 February 2020

The OPP is a diverse employer and welcomes applications from applicants from all backgrounds.

Persons considering applying for this position should note that the recruitment process for this position may be used to fill a commensurate position/s within 3 months of the completion of the recruitment process without any further advertisement or interview.

 

Social Worker (AH3)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31 January 2021

Job classification:

AH3

Contact:

recruit.info@opp.vic.gov.au | recruit.info@opp.vic.gov.au

Social Worker (AH3)