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
This position is based in Broome.
As part of the Community, Diversion and Rehabilitation Services team, the successful applicant will be expected to:
- Apply the principles of the Young Offenders Act, Departmental Strategic Plan Platforms and the operating philosophy outlined in the Youth Justice Framework in all interactions with young people, their families and communities.
- Oversee the day to day operations of the case coordination of young people on community based orders (including Supervised Release Orders), case coordination of young people on Detention Orders, case coordination of young people on Juvenile Justice Team and Court Conferencing referrals.
- Facilitates the provision and submission of accurate and timely court reports (including representing the Department in Court), the location of responsible adults to arrange bail, supervision of community work and welfare checks of young people in Western Australia Police facilities.
- Ensures Through Care and Case Coordination underpin the management of all young people in the Department’s care.
- Coaches, trains and mentors team members and identify appropriate training and development opportunities through professional supervision and performance management processes.
- Develops options and applies strategic thinking across all areas of work.
- Build relationships and communicate in a culturally competent manner with young people, their families and communities (including Aboriginal and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse young people, families and communities).
- Manage human, financial, physical and technological resources to ensure efficient and effective service delivery outcomes for the management of young people in the Department’s care.
Other duties as required in accordance with strategic objectives, business plans, local workload priorities and performance management plans.
Applicants must have a current Working with Children Check or be able to successfully apply for one to be eligible for appointment to this position.
Applicants must also possess a C Class License and have the ability to conduct overnight remote travel when required.
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:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement no longer than 3 pages addressing all the essential work-related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form.
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.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Anthony Howson on 08 9158 3888 for a confidential discussion.
Applicants who are found suitable may be considered for similar vacancies at level over a 12 month period.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on Wednesday 26 June 2019.