Youth Justice Advanced Case Manager - Ballarat | Western - Ballarat
|Position Type:||Ongoing - full time|
|Attachments:|| Position Description CYF3 YJ0602 Youth Justice Advanced Case Manager Ballarat - Ongoing Full Time_.pdf (PDF, 84KB)
|Application Close Date:||01-Mar-2021|
Youth Justice Advanced Case Manager - Ballarat
- Escape the hustle and bustle of city life, Ongoing Full Time opportunity now available in Ballarat.
- Salary range $84,630 - $95,197 plus superannuation, plus relocation assistance for the right person.
- Provide senior case management and support services to complex, high risk young people
Join a small team of passionate Youth Justice employees in the Ballarat Youth Justice Office, 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.
Training and personal development is highly encouraged within Ballarat Youth Justice and you will be given the opportunity to further develop your skills in this role. The team is a small team, giving you the opportunity to allow your experience to flourish in this dynamic role and sharing your ideas, opinions and experience is encouraged, you're more than just a number.
About the Role
As the Youth Justice Advanced Case Manager you will provide 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.
You will also prepare and present comprehensive case and court reports, advice and correspondence containing informed comment, viable options for consideration and well-reasoned recommendations to the courts and the Youth Parole Board, whilst advocating within the broader community on behalf of clients and families to support inclusion, participation and respect for rights.
As a senior case manager, you'll also be given the opportunity to mentor and provide advice to other case managers in your team.
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
- flexibility in working within a dynamic and evolving operating model.
- Ability to provide the highest level of supervision and support in the community to manage risks, relevant to the development, gender and cultural needs of young people.
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.
This is a senior case manager position, for the right person and right experience, relocation assistance can be considered.
For more details regarding these positions, please contact:
- Joanne Gilbert – Youth Justice Team Leader on 0417 175 228
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.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.