This vacancy is for a period of up to 18 months with a possibility of permanency subject to business needs.
We are seeking an educator with strong communication skills and a commitment to quality in learning and professional development. The Department of Justice’s Academy in Bentley plays a key role in providing essential services to the Department. It is a Registered Training Organisation that delivers professional learning and development to all departmental employees. It upholds the Department’s principle of ‘Trained, safe and supported’, and its value of ‘Fostering service excellence’. Upholding departmental principles and values will be evident in the quality of working relationships that you build with colleagues and key stakeholders.
If you are looking for a challenging role and enjoy working within an innovative and motivated team, this job is for you.
As a Senior Team Leader, you will be responsible for the management, coordination and supervision of a section within the Operational Training Branch. You will have demonstrated experience and skills supervising offenders in the community. The position manages, advises, promotes and coordinates the delivery of the activities and training for all Corrective Services staff, with an emphasis on those from Adult Community Corrections. You will have the knowledge to provide leadership and direction to staff to ensure effective quality assurance in accordance with standards and procedures. You will also be responsible for keeping up to date with trends in adult community corrections and liaising and collaborating with a range of stakeholders in order to encourage positive and innovative service delivery.
In addition, the Senior Team Leader will coach, train and mentor team members and other departmental staff, and identify appropriate training and development through professional supervision and performance management processes.
The ability to communicate with diverse people in a culturally appropriate manner both from an offender/defendant perspective and from a team/staff perspective will be advantageous in performing the role.
Job related requirements
Demonstrated experience and skills supervising offenders in the community.
Please see the attached JDF for more information about the Role Specific Responsibilities of this position. All Departmental employees are required to undergo a National Criminal History check.
Further job related information
If you are interested in this position and would like further information on the role, contact Scott Lobb on (08) 9212 3902.
How to apply
The Department preferred method of application is via the Apply Now button below. You will be required to complete relevant personal information and attach documents as requested.
- Provide a current resume including the contact details of 2 recent work referees and a 2 page statement outlining in broad terms your suitability for the role. Please do not provide a statement against each of the work related criteria.
Any remaining work related requirements as listed in the JDF may be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
Please ensure that at least 1 referee is a current or recent supervisor/line manager.
Forwarding your application
To apply applicants are requested to:
Apply online (Preferred)
- Click on the “Apply for Job” button at the top/bottom of the screen
- Complete all of the online application questions
- Attach all required documentation
* Please note: Form PSD0001 will be required to be printed and completed if you are invited to interview, do not include with your application.
- Complete application for vacancy form which is attached to the advert
- Attach all required documentation and ensure all the above is stapled
- Post your completed application to:
DOJ Recruiting Branch
Department of Justice
GPO Box F317, PERTH WA 6841
- Proforma, faxed, hand delivered, emailed and late applications will not be accepted.
- As we prefer to contact you by email for any interview or other matter, you are encouraged to apply online and provide a current valid e-mail address.
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunity legislation.
Applicants who are found suitable may be considered for similar vacancies at level over a 12 month period.