Advanced Case Manager, Assessment and Referral Court (ARC)

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Advanced Case Manager, Assessment and Referral Court (ARC)

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan
Job type: Part time / 14/02/2021 - 4/02/2022
Organisation: Court Services Victoria
Salary: $87,640 - $99,438
Occupation: Legal
Reference: VG/MC0240

This court-based role provides case management support to people with complex mental health or disability related support needs who are participating in a specialist court program.

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic advanced case manager to be part of its Assessment and Referral Court (ARC) program at the Frankston Magistrates' Court.

The role of the Advanced Case Manager is to provides case management support to people participating in the ARC program who present with a range of complex needs including mental illness and/or cognitive impairment, alcohol and substance issues, homelessness, family violence, and/or limited social supports to achieve recovery and/or stabilisation of their condition.  We encourage you to apply if you possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualification (minimum Diploma level; degree level preferred) relevant to case management practice with forensic clients; such as social work, psychology, welfare, drug and alcohol or another related field.
  • Demonstrated capacity or experience in case management of clients presenting with complex needs, with well-developed knowledge in at least one of the following speciality areas: mental health, acquired brain injury, disability, alcohol and substance use, family violence, or homelessness.
  • Experience in mentoring or coaching health and/or social welfare staff.
  • Detailed knowledge of the mental health and/or disability service system and demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Sound knowledge of evidenced-informed practice models and frameworks for working with clients with complex mental health and/or disability support need, including motivational interviewing techniques.  
  • Excellent case formulation and written communication skills. 

In return, CSS offers a unique opportunity to develop your leadership and clinical skills within a supportive team environment. You will be provided with ongoing professional development opportunities and be part of a court-based team committed to supporting people with complex mental health support needs.

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

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. 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.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs. The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 

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