About the role
The Disability Justice Coordinator provides support to people who have a disability and are involved in the
criminal justice system.
Do you have?
- Knowledge and experience in disability case management with strong report writing, assessment and planning skills?
- Experience working with clients who have complex and multiple support needs?
Experience and /or an interest in the criminal justice system?
The role of the Disability Justice Coordinator is to provide a coordinated response to people with a disability involved in the justice system who display significant and multiple complexities in accordance with relevant legislation and departmental practice guidelines, with the aim of reducing the likelihood of the person reoffending.
About the organisation
The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
How to apply
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.
Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.
For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>
Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.
Please quote in application: Disability Justice Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.
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