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Senior Manager, Support Services

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Full Time, Fixed Term role – contract until 31 December 2023
  • VPS6 classification
  • Melbourne CBD location

About us

On 20 October 2018, the Victorian Government made a commitment to establish a restorative engagement and redress scheme for Victoria Police employees who had experienced workplace sex discrimination and/or harassment.

The Scheme opened on 12 December 2019 and is available to former and current employees of Victoria Police.

The Scheme offers a range of options for eligible participants, including:

  • access to counselling and wellbeing services
  • participation in a restorative engagement process
  • financial redress payments.

The Scheme is administered by the Redress Design business unit within the Department of Justice and Community Safety. Redress Design has five key areas: an Executive Office, Support Services, Restorative Engagement, Assessments, and Operations and Strategy.

About the role

As the Senior Manager, Support Services, you will be responsible for:

  • overseeing and facilitating effective participant access to counselling, wellbeing, and other appropriate therapeutic services
  • providing advice, strategic direction and mentoring to staff undertaking case management work
  • developing and review key systems, procedures, policies, and specifications to support the operations of the Scheme
  • leading the development and implementation of robust policies and procedures that are based on trauma informed principles and a case management model that offers flexible and responsive assistance.

The role also requires speaking with participants of the Scheme in a sensitive and trauma-informed manner as well as dealing with material that can be challenging and distressing and will best suit a candidate who is resilient and empathetic.

About you

As the Senior Manager, Support Services, you will possess:

  • recent demonstrable experience in a leadership role
  • an ability to develop and articulate the strategic framework for the delivery of the Scheme's support services
  • significant experience leading and managing staff in a service delivery context
  • experience in providing supports to victims of sexual assault (highly regarded).

A recognised Social Work degree or similar such as Psychology, Human Services or Criminal Justice would be highly regarded.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on 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.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

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