Department of Justice and Community Safety

Court Advice and Advanced Case Manager – Youth Justice

Job Description

  • 12 Month fixed term role based in Horsham
  • Salary range $86,973 – $97,833 plus superannuation
  • Contribute to community safety and reducing recidivism in young people

Advanced Case Managers provide complex supervision and support to clients subject to Youth Justice court orders. The position ensures that all cases are managed to a high standard. This includes preparing Court and Youth Parole Board reports, developing Case Plans and attending court for clients matters. Advanced Case Managers provide thorough, high-level assessments, develop case plans/reports and advocate for the provision of support services.

Advanced Case Managers also maintain professional relationships with Youth Justice Centres, the Youth Parole Board, Courts and community service organisations. The Youth Justice program places emphasis on diversion and rehabilitation of young offenders to minimise further offending. Operating outside normal office hours may be required at times.

The purpose of the Youth Justice Court Advice Services (YJCAS) is to provide informed, independent, and evidence-based advice to assist the court in its decision making and rehabilitation objectives

YJCAS are representing the Secretary of the Department of Justice and Community Safety when appearing in court and must maintain impartial, balanced positions at all times.

YJCAS aims to assist the court to make decisions in relation to:

  • Bail and sentencing
  • Assessment outcomes such as suitability for a group conference
  • Appropriate diversionary options including suitable community support services
  • Program and services available that may be available

This position is located in Horsham in the Grampians Region which stretches from Bacchus Marsh through to the state border with South Australia. Youth justice case managers are based in Ballarat and Horsham.

For a confidential conversation about this exceptional opportunity, contact Andrew Palmer on 0437 756 454.

Applications close 4 December 2022.

Job Summary

Horsham Location
Full Time Job Type


Department of Justice and Community Safety


Email: [email protected] Phone: 0437 756 454