Parole & Specialist Case Manager - Hume Region


  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in Wangaratta or Wodonga
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Support community safety by proactively motivating and engaging prisoners on parole  

About us

Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.

About the role

Based in Wangaratta or Wodonga, Parole and Specialist Case Manager's (PSCM) demonstrate outstanding case management, offender engagement and management skills, including excellent motivational interaction interviewing techniques and production of relevant plans and reports. In addition, it is expected that the PSCM will possess excellent writing skills demonstrated through the ability to prepare Departmental and Ministerial briefings, general external correspondence and reports to key stakeholders. The PSCM will also be responsible for the meticulous management of CCS offender files. The PSCM will also contribute to a strengthened and integrated risk assessment and management framework, including the transition process from imprisonment into the community, through close partnership with internal and external stakeholders, with an overarching consideration for community safety.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • experience in the application of best practice case management and theoretical concepts to reduce risk and maximise client outcomes
  • experience in the case management of complex and high-risk clients
  • knowledge and experience in best practice risk and therapeutic initiatives
  • excellent written communication skills including detailed report writing experience.

Experience working within a legislative framework is also desirable.

For more details regarding these positions, please contact:

Bernard Wilson - Principal Practitioner 0419 279 ***

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders. 

We will also provide you with professional development opportunities, an employee assistance program, access to job opportunities across the Victorian Government, salary packaging and much more.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

During the COVID19 crisis all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The Recruitment Services Team will work with you to find the most convenient method to ensure the safety and well being of our candidates and staff members.  No face to face contact is required and induction training will also be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with us.