General Relief Instructor
Vocational Skills Instructor
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused 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
Casuarina Prison is situated approximately 40km from the Perth CBD and is the state’s largest maximum security prison designed to hold sentenced prisoners of all classifications from across the state. The Prison caters for adult male prisoners who have committed violent and/or other serious offences and who have long terms of imprisonment.
Vocational & Support Instructors will undertake, instruct and supervise within the area of their expertise/trade for both the prison and contract orders. Will be responsible for the provision of productive work for prisoners in all facets of work in industries at the prison
Please note the following pre-appointment requirements to comply with the Prisons Act, Regulations and applicable Department of Justice Policy and Procedures. A successful applicant must:
Complete the Employment Profile Assessment as determined by the DOJ Recruitment Psychologist;
Possess a current ‘C’ class motor vehicle driver’s license;
Possess a valid Senior First Aid qualification (or equivalent) received from an accredited training provider;
Be willing to undertake training applicable to the role through the Department’s Training Academy.
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 recent referees and a statement addressing the following essential work-related requirement (selection criteria) of no more than 1 A4 page. Please also clearly indicate which position/s you are applying for.
- Communication: (Utilising effective written and verbal communication skills and adjusting styles to suit audience)
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.
The Department of Justice uses recruitment pools to build a bank of talent for future opportunities. When part of a pool you may be offered a permanent or temporary position, however an appointment is not guaranteed.
This pool will be open for a period of 12 months from the date of first appointment. Permanent and fixed-term full-time appointments may be offered as vacancies arise.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Ms Simone Wardle on (08) 9411 5503 for a confidential discussion.