This is a full time permanent vacancy.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focussed organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
An exciting opportunity to undertake a challenging role in the Kimberley Region in both Broome and Kununurra as an Assistant Community Corrections Officer. This role involves providing administrative support across the region and contributes as a vital part of the Case Management Team.
The Assistant Community Corrections Officer reports to the Team Leader Adult Community Corrections and undertakes monitoring of offenders subject to a low risk regime and provides support to other members of the Case Management Team to ensure offender compliance with orders (e.g. monitoring and reporting on attendance at community work and program activities).
The Role includes:
Providing an appropriate level of management, oversight and monitoring of the performance of offenders and defendants subject to community work requirements to facilitate successful completion of orders.
Providing an appropriate level of management, oversight and monitoring through approved processes, including home visits of the compliance of selected offenders on low risk regime and those offenders residing interstate.
Liaising and negotiating with community stakeholders in regard to safety matters and in order to recruit and maintain community work projects.
Job related requirements:
When working in a regional area there is a requirement for every ACCO to be away from home for periods of time.
Travel will be required to be undertaken when working in regional and/or remote areas so there is a requirement for every ACCO in a region to drive vehicles (including 4WD) with manual transmissions and as such, a current manual driver's licence (class C) must be held when working in a regional or remote area. Travel via airplane including light aircraft may be required.
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.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
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 addressing the following work related requirements:
The ability to see tasks through to completion; rescheduling and reorganizing work to reflect changes in priority. Applies own expertise to work tasks, learn new products and services and maintain accurate records and file.
Builds productive relationships
The capacity to respond under direction to changes in client needs and expectations, manage progress and keep clients informed and provide a prompt and courteous service, as well as the capacity to recognize the value of individual differences and work styles.
Communicates and influences effectively
The ability to explain information using language appropriate to the client while limiting the use of jargon, listen and ask questions to ensure understanding and to confirm that the message has been understood and to discuss issues calmly.
* Please note: Form PSD0001 will be required to be printed and completed if you are invited to interview, do not include with your application.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunities legislation.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Cassandra Gilbert on (08) 9158 3800 for a confidential discussion.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019.