Working with the Department of Justice (DoJ) gives you the opportunity to play a part in making the Western Australian community a safer and fairer place for all. We are a progressive organisation. We believe in providing safe, accessible, sustainable and efficient services and solutions for all West Australians.
The Department has a diverse range of services, which have the potential to affect all Western Australians. There has never been a more exciting time to join our team and be part of the future of Justice.
Are you good at managing and resolving Aboriginal community disputes and burial matters? Do you have case management experience? Then this is the job for you.
The Aboriginal Mediation Service (AMS) provides mediation and conflict resolution services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout the State. It also provides information and training sessions on alternative dispute resolution to individuals, families and communities; as well as government and non-government agencies and groups.
The Mediation Case Officer, under direction, will be responsible for:
* Providing information about conflict resolution services including mediation;
* Supporting and providing information to the panel of contract Mediators;
* Reviewing case management files;
* Developing and delivering information on dealing with conflict;
* Preparing all relevant correspondence and completing administrative tasks such as booking venues and logistical organisation;
* Assisting the Manager in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to continually improve AMS;
* Representing the Manager or the AMS when required;
* Preparing briefings to be sent to the Mediators in preparation for the mediation;
* Providing support and cultural reference at mediation when required
* Referring to internal and external stakeholders;
* Promotion of AMS to inter-agencies, stakeholders, government, non-government organisations and communities.
Tenure/duration of appointment:
The Department recognises Aboriginality as a genuine qualification for this position under 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. To apply you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) descent, identify as ATSI and be recognised as such by the ATSI community
Applicants must have a current Working with Children Check or be able to successfully apply for one to be eligible for appointment to this position.
Include any other special requirements that apply to the position, e.g. - C Class Drivers Licence, Requirement for Regular Intrastate Travel etc.
We offer a wide variety of personal and professional benefits, information on the benefits of working with us is available from the “What We Offer” section on our website.
Work Related Requirements
Please read the Job Description Form (JDF) for more information about the work related requirements of this position. Appointment to a role with the Department of Justice is conditional upon obtaining an employment screening clearance, which includes a National Criminal History Check and any other relevant checks.
Further Job Related Information
If you are interested in the position and would like further information on the role, contact Kristy Staples on (08) 9264 1817 for a confidential discussion. Information about applying and submitting your application is available on our website.
How To Apply
The Department requests applicants to submit an on-line application using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below. As part of your online application you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and to attach the following information as part of your application:
A current comprehensive Resume including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing the following essential work-related requirements (selection criteria) of no more than 3 pages.
- Applications received after the closing date/time OR applications sent to us by email cannot be accepted.
- As we prefer to contact you by email for any interview or other matter, you are encouraged to apply online and provide a current valid e-mail address.
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunity legislation.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4:30pm, 12 March 2019.