Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager - Melbourne

Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager - Melbourne

State Government of Victoria | melbourne, VIC, AU

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Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager - Melbourne
Job Title Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager
Salary range $90, - $, plus superannuation
Full time, 12 months fixed term opportunity based in the Melbourne CBD
Engage with the Aboriginal Community to provide cultural support and rehabilitation
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 .
About us
Corrections Victoria is committed to the delivery of responsive and culturally appropriate services that meet the objectives to reduce the overrepresentation of Aboriginal people within the Criminal Justice System as part of the Aboriginal Justice Agreement, through the provision of correctional supports and services that reduce the risk of reoffending.
Corrections Victoria (CV) understands that to reduce the overrepresentation of Aboriginal people in the justice system and to achieve a reduction in the rate of reoffending, unique strategies and initiatives must be implemented. Through its long-standing commitment to the Aboriginal Justice Agreement, the Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing Plan, the Koori Inclusion Action Plan and in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal community, CV has developed this unique Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager role.
About the role
As an Aboriginal Advanced Case Manager based in Melbourne, you will be responsible for and manage a case load of predominantly Aboriginal offenders assessed as being at high risk of reoffending, including ensuring effective assessment, planning, intervention and review.
You will also lead the provision of advice to Community Correctional Services managers and staff on issues impacting the effective case management of Aboriginal offenders, and the development and implementation of cultural support plans for Aboriginal offenders
To be successful in this role, you will have:
the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Victorian Aboriginal 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, motivating and influencing those being case managed
assertiveness and confidence in dealing with individuals exhibiting challenging behaviours.
For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the attached position description.
For more details regarding this position, please contact:
Shawn Woollard – Manager Court Practice on .
Why work with us?
We have various staff support networks in place including a state-wide Aboriginal Staff Network, Aboriginal Youth Network and regional Aboriginal Staff Networks. These networks assist in developing and retaining Aboriginal staff through peer support, professional and personal development, establishing connections and providing valuable cultural peer support from other Aboriginal staff members.
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.