This is a Full Time, Fixed Term vacancy, up to a 12 month period with a possibility of extension.
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
The Senior Community Corrections Officer (SCCO) reports to the Team Leader and operates as part of the Branch case management team with responsibility for case management of offenders or defendants (in accordance with Orders and appropriate standards) who present a greater degree of complexity and/or potential harm to the safety of the community. SCCO’s are assigned portfolio responsibilities that may require them to work across a range of roles, including Court work and allocations within a Branch.
These positions are based at the East Perth and Mirrabooka offices.
You will need to demonstrate the essential job requirements to be considered for this role:
- Demonstrated knowledge or experience working with adult offenders in community based settings
- Knowledge and understanding of legislation and best practice relating to the management of offenders and defendants in the community
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 2 page statement 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.
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 Amy Sykes, East Perth Manager on 9230 2000 for a confidential discussion.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on Tuesday 18 June 2019.