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Aboriginal Case Manager – Coolaroo


Job title: Aboriginal Case Manager – Coolaroo

Company: Corrections Victoria

Job description: About this role

  • Fixed-term, full-time position based in Coolaroo for 12 months
  • Engage with the local Aboriginal Community in a vital and meaningful role
  • Salary range $84,166 – $90,558 plus superannuation

This is a prioritised role for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, who will be given priority consideration as per the special measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.Information sessionWe would like to invite you to our online information session facilitated by Recruitment Services and Community Correctional Services for the position of Aboriginal Case Manager.To gain a better understanding of the role and ask questions, we strongly encourage you to register for our free information session. Please see the details below on our upcoming session.When: 5pm on Thursday 20 June 2024About usCommunity Correctional Services (CCS) contributes to the safety of the community by applying practices that reduce reoffending and connect individuals to programs, services and community. CCS provides management of individuals on court orders, people who have committed serious sex offences on post sentence supervision and prisoners on parole.CCS plays a vital role in contributing to the safety of the community by:

  • Applying case management practice that reduces reoffending,
  • Engaging individuals to build responsibility, and
  • Connecting individuals to programs, services and community.

About the roleCorrections Victoria is committed to the delivery of responsive and culturally appropriate services that meet the objectives of the department’s Aboriginal Justice Agreements.This is a unique opportunity to work across three key domains of;

  • Case Management of Aboriginal persons sentenced to a Community Correction Order reporting to the Coolaroo Justice Services Centre;
  • Provide Court Advice & Prosecutions Services (CAPS) to the Broadmeadows Koori Court sitting at the Broadmeadows Magistrates Court; and
  • Stakeholder Engagement with Aboriginal Community Organisations

Experience working with and for the Aboriginal community of the northern suburbs of Melbourne and an understanding of the challenges faced by this community in engaging with the legal system in Victoria is required for this role.Comprehensive training in Case Management and Court Advice & Prosecutions Services (CAPS) will be provided, as part of an initial period of pre-service training.Working hours are Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm.To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Victorian Koori Community
  • an understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal Community, both socially and culturally, and the issues impacting on it
  • an understanding of, or experience in, effective case management practices including proactively managing risk of complex individuals
  • an understanding of, or experience in, modelling pro-social behaviours, with the ability to motivate and influence individuals who are being case managed
  • assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours.

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

  • Paul Hukely – Manager Court Practice on 0419 545 736

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.How to applyPlease 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.The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, national police checks and misconduct screening. Dependant on the role, other checks may include VicRoads checks, drivers licence checks, medical checks, Working with Children Checks, and Declaration of Private Interests (for executive and responsible officer roles).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.This is an Aboriginal Prioritised position, a role for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, who will be given priority consideration as per the special measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.Applicants are welcome to utilise support from the Aboriginal Workforce Unit throughout the recruitment process. Aboriginal candidates are encouraged to contact if they would like cultural support and guidance through the application process.

Expected salary: $84166 – 90558 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Wed, 05 Jun 2024 03:29:25 GMT

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