Youth Justice Advanced Case Manager - Dandenong | Melbourne - Eastern Metro
|Attachments:|| Position Description - Youth Justice - Advanced Case Manager Dandenong June 2020.pdf (PDF, 88KB)
|Application Close Date:||12-Jul-2020|
- 1 x full time ongoing and 1x fixed term opportunity based in Dandenong
- Provide senior case management and support services to complex, high risk young people
- Salary range $82,350 - $92,633 plus superannuation
The Youth Justice Team provides community-based supervision and a range of case management and support services for young people who are appearing before, or have been sentenced by, the Children's Court, Children's Koori Court, and adult criminal courts and who have been placed on youth justice supervised orders. The team promotes the personal development of young offenders and contributes to the reduction of crime in the community.
About the Role
The Advanced Youth Justice case manager role is a senior case management position within the youth justice service, primarily responsible for the statutory supervision and coordination of services for young people subject to statutory court orders. You will provide holistic support to young people with complex needs, challenging behaviours and/or are high profile on statutory orders, increasing their opportunities of enhanced quality of life and community inclusion.
Furthermore, the fixed-term position will have a direct interface with the Dandenong Children's and Magistrate courts, providing advocacy and essential court advice to Courts, Police, legal professionals, community organisations and young people appearing before the court.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- exceptional skill in case management practice with experience in coordinating rehabilitative interventions for young people with complex needs at high risk of offending in the community
- understanding of the youth justice system, particularly the principles and philosophy underpinning relevant legislation and the Victorian Youth Justice program including the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 and associated policies
- a passion for working with vulnerable young people and a commitment to service excellence
- flexibility in working within a dynamic and evolving operating model.
A Bachelor of Social Work or Diploma in Community Services Work is highly desirable. Other tertiary qualifications at Diploma level or above will be considered only if they include units of study in case management/casework practice and have had supervised practical work placements.
A full driver's licence is required due to the need to respond to emergencies across the state at short notice and outside business hours as required.
A current employee Working with Children Check (WWCC) card is required and will need to be provided prior to commencement of employment by the applicant. Currency will need to be maintained by the employee for the period of employment.
For more details regarding these positions, please contact:
- Priscilla Cox, Team Manager on 0422 007 656.
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.
Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
During the COVID19 crisis all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The Recruitment Services Team will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure the safety and well being of our candidates and staff members. No face to face contact is required and induction training will also be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with us.