This is a permanent, full time position.
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 Strategic Reform Division identified and analyses emerging justice trends and develops responsive, innovative, practical policy and programs that deliver desired outcomes for our diverse stakeholders. A key function of the Division is to build and manage productive and effective relationships and partnerships that engage with its key stakeholders.
Are you passionate and committed to playing a key role in driving Aboriginal justice across the Department of Justice?
The Manager Aboriginal Justice oversees, directs and take responsibility for the development, implementation, analysis and ongoing review of the Department’s Open Days and other key initiatives. The role engages with Aboriginal communities and people, government and non-government agencies and other key stakeholders, as directed.
The Department of Justice is committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal people. As a measure to achieve equality and to support our strategy to increase the diversity of our workforce, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position.
The position may require some intrastate travel and a valid C Class Drivers Licence is a requirement for any proposed intrastate travel.
As the Manager Aboriginal Justice, you will have a demonstrated knowledge and deep understanding of Aboriginal culture and society and a demonstrated proven ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people in Western Australia.
You will demonstrate proven experience working with Aboriginal people and communities in Western Australia and have an ability to demonstrate outcomes. You will be available to undertake intrastate and other travel as required and directed.
You will also demonstrate the achievement of a range of results, build and forge strong relationships with a range of stakeholders, achieve results and exemplify personal integrity and self-awareness. You will be a strong and effective communicator who is persuasive and effective, achieving outcomes that benefit all. You should also have experience shaping and managing strategy that aligns with strategic objectives.
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:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement (no more than three pages) addressing the Builds Productive Relationships criterion and all the Role Specific Criteria, as 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
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.
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 Gina Hill, Assistant Director on (08) 9264 6495 or 0419 606 325 for a confidential discussion.