Court Assessment and Prosecutions Officer - Ballarat
Advise and provide recommendations to the courts Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity until June 2021 based in Ballarat Develop your experience in working in the courts with continuous learning and development opportunities About us Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.
CCS is currently experiencing rapid growth in the offender population. In response to this, Corrections Victoria will embed evidence based practice across all areas of our work and target responses to the areas that will allow the greatest impacts to be made. This approach will contribute to a safer community and strengthen CCS for the future.
About the role Based in Ballarat in the court practice stream, you will apply relevant court services work practices, including conducting assessments to determine an offender's suitability for a court order, facilitating order variations and prosecuting offenders who fail to comply with their orders. To be successful in this role, you will have: experience or knowledge of court processes, prosecutions or related areas an ability to provide human services in needs assessment and development of interventions capability to provide evidence based advice and recommendations to the court that maximise offender responsiveness interventions an ability to manage offenders exhibiting challenging behaviours and escalate as required. A relevant qualification in social work, law, human services, criminal justice or criminology and experience in a court advice, assessments or prosecutions field is also desirable.
For more details regarding these positions, please contact: John Oro – Supervisor Court Assessment and Prosecutions on (03) 4301 7058 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 apply Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter.
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. During the COVID19 crisis all of our assessment....