This vacancy is for a fixed term period of 5 years full time
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
The Assistant Commissioner, Adult Community Corrections is a senior member of the Community Corrections, Health and Offender Management directorate and contributes to the strategic direction and leadership of the State’s Corrective Services to support Government Justice Reform Initiatives.
Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner Community Corrections, Health and Offender Management, the Assistant Commissioner, Adult Community Corrections is responsible for the contemporary and strategic leadership of the management of adult community-based offenders; the victim mediation service; and services that support Court diversion programs through the provision of high quality advice to courts and release authorities to enable the appropriate management of community based supervision and electronic monitoring programs.
This role contributes to the delivery of integrated corrective services and programs, including diversionary programs and rehabilitation and reintegration services that specialise in the needs of Aboriginal offenders, women offenders, drug and alcohol misuse and mental health issues that aim to deliver a reduction in re-offending.
We are looking for a hands-on, high performing senior executive to join our recently restructured Department of Justice. This role will enable you to draw on your substantial experience in senior management within a correctional service environment, managing programs and services for community-based offenders that are compliant with legislation, policy and procedures and contribute to a reduction in re-offending.
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 job-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
Applications will consist of a current resume including the contact details of two recent work referees and a statement of no more than two pages outlining in broad terms your suitability for the role. Please do not provide a statement against each of the job related criteria.
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
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 Cheryl Clay, Deputy Commissioner Community Corrections, Health and Offender Management on (08) 9264 9776 for a confidential discussion.