Caseworker Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Caseworker (Restorative Justice) key responsibilities are:

• Work effectively within a statutory environment to manage the dual roles of monitoring young offenders’ compliance with court orders and intervening to address issues that place them at risk of re offending.

• Proactively work to reduce re-offending through the use of culturally appropriate, collaborative and evidence-based assessment and intervention skills, processes and programs including restorative justice activities.

• Work collaboratively as part of a team including a range of internal and external stakeholders, to achieve positive outcomes for victims, young offenders, their families and the community.

• Prepare and present verbal and written reports to the Children’s Court on behalf of the Chief Executive. Conduct pre and post court interviews, prepare quality presentence reports, affidavits and other relevant documentation to support best practice outcomes for young people in the justice system.

• Undertake record keeping and information management tasks to ensure accountability.

• Actively participate in a range of continuing professional development activities to continuously improve your ability to contribute to organisational goals, including training, supervision and relevant accreditation.

Delegations

Caseworkers have a range of statutory delegations under the Youth Justice Act 1992.

Applications will remain current for 12 months

Job Ad Reference: QLD/502248/23

Closing Date: Monday August 7th 2023

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

Job Salary

Full time