This is a fixed term, full time vacancy for up to 3 years with the possibility of extension and/or permanency, subject to business requirements.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
The Justice, Planning and Reform Directorate is a new unit established in the Department’s Strategic Reform division, responsible for implementing a package of justice reforms developed and approved by the across-agency Justice Planning and Reform Committee
The Team Leader will support the Program Coordinator in the development and implementation of the pilot General Court Intervention Program (GCIP), which will provide support services for people on bail. The GCIP will provide assessment and case management, and priority access to community treatment programs and services for those assessed as suitable. The Team Leader is responsible for establishing the required assessment and case management practices, policies and procedures for the GCIP. On an ongoing basis, the Team Leader will provide supervision, coaching and mentoring of team members in relation to their case management of program participants and provision of reports to courts, to support quality practice and continuous improvement of service delivery.
The GCIP is due to commence on 1 July 2020, and will be located at the Central Law Courts within Specialist Jurisdictions, Magistrates Court and Tribunals directorate. However, the Team Leader position will be located initially within the Justice Planning and Reform Directorate while the GCIP is being established and Case Manager positions are created.
Individuals with knowledge and experience in assessment and case management, and the delivery of offending behaviour programs and services are encouraged to apply.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the job-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement, not exceeding three (3) pages, addressing all the essential job-related requirements and role specfic criteria contained in the Job Description Form.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Jane Dalton, Program Coordinator on (08) 9264 1415 for a confidential discussion.