Case Manager x 2, County Court Drug and Alcohol Treatment Court, CCV Court Services Victoria

JOB DESCRIPTION

About us

The County Court (CCV) is Victoria’s principal trial Court. The Court’s purpose is to hear and determine matters in a fair, timely, efficient and accessible way. This is affirmed by Court Directions 2017- 2022 which sets out the Court’s commitment to improvement and the seven most important objectives of the Court. The County Court is committed to continuous improvement consistent with the International Framework for Court Excellence.

The CCV DATC pilot project sits alongside the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s (MCV) Drug Court Expansion projects. The CCV DATC pilot and the MCV expansion projects are governed, managed, and executed through an integrated and multi-jurisdictional approach to enable efficient use of resources. 

The Drug Court of Victoria (DCV) is a statutory division of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. The division provides an alternative sentencing option to offenders with drug and/or alcohol dependency who have committed offence/s whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol and/or to support their dependency. Legislation that enables the operation of the CCV DATC was passed through parliament in November 2020, which will enable a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Court to operate for the first time in this higher jurisdiction.

About the role

As the Case Manager you will be primarily responsible for providing high-level case management support to participants on a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Order (DATO) made in the County Court. You will apply evidence-based case management practices to participants with complex needs and those who have committed serious offences. This involves conducting risk assessments, preparing case plans, providing interventions, proactively challenging offending behaviours, addressing underlying factors in offending whilst directing and monitoring compliance with court order obligations. The opportunity to deliver outreach case management services will also be in scope of this role. 

We are seeking someone with extensive demonstrated experience and knowledge of best practice case management frameworks including the provision of needs assessment in a human services context. Your interviewing expertise will enable you to effectively and efficiently develop strong working relationships with participants that will facilitate the establishment of meaningful goals and objectives. Your commitment to and experience in consistently delivering high quality service will be invaluable in this role. If this sounds like you we look forward to receiving your application.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other Information:

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Court Services Victoria

Job Salary

$90,067 - $102,192