Female Correctional Case Officer
Location: Grafton, New South Wales AU
Job Number: 472
This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for a Female Correctional Case Officer. As the first hires for the state-of-the-art Clarence Correctional Centre in Grafton, you’ll get the opportunity to use your skills and experience in assisting with the pre-operational activities as we expand our workforce ready for commencing operations in July 2020.
A rewarding career opportunity awaits you as a Female Correctional Case Officer with Serco. We celebrate diversity and are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open mid 2020 with a 1700 bed facility, making it the largest and most state-of-the-art Correctional Centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20 year contract to operate and maintain the Centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.
You are either experienced in a correctional environment or looking for are new exciting and rewarding career where you contribute to supporting people in our care achieve new goals. You are motivated and ready to take the opportunity. You will be working and creating a culture of openness, trust and transparency coupled with your focus on living and instilling our values, while promoting equality and removing barriers to diversity will ensure you succeed in this role. You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for the on-going rehabilitation working towards making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care.
About the opportunity
As a Correctional Case Officer, you will be responsible for the management, supervision, care, rehabilitation, reintegration and provision of services to the people in our care. A key component of your role will be to actively participate in supporting individuals throughout their sentence whilst monitoring and maintaining the security of the centre. Your position is a frontline role and is key to embedding Serco’s operating principles at the multi-functional correctional centre.
You will play an integral role in promoting rehabilitation and reintegration, ensuring the safety and security in the centre and the community, and provide a safe and respectful environment to everyone in the centre.
This role also offers the opportunity to join the Emergency Response Team (ERT) as an ERT Officer. ERT Officers who have successful passed the ERT Training Course are then certified to conduct specialist duties and responses in addition to their Correctional Case Officer role. You'll need excellent communication, interpersonal and people management skills. You'll be security focused, calm under pressure and physically fit enough to operate for extended periods using specialist ERT equipment.
You'll need to pass some additional initial testing to ensure you meet the required fitness standards for an ERT Officer before you can attend the ERT Training Course. If this specialisation is of interest to you, express your interest when submitting your application.
To be successful in this role you will:
- Have similar experience within a correctional /custodial environment
- Hold your Certificate III Correctional Practice (CSC30115) or;
- Be willing to obtain your Certificate III Correctional Practice (CSC30115) provided by Serco
- Undertake Comprehensive Induction Training (approximately 10-12 weeks)
- Demonstrate a commitment to Serco’s values and the rehabilitation process
- Demonstrate a competent level of computer literacy and report writing
- Possess proficient interpersonal and communication skills
- Maintain a high level of integrity and ethical behaviour
Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your backdrop. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades, investment in infrastructure, affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.
Providing employment opportunities for people from all background and cultures is an important part of Serco Asia Pacific as part of our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2018-2022 and our Asia Pacific Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). This position has been identified for Female Correctional Case Officers in accordance with the Anti-discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.
Interested to be part of our brand new team?
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be part of this exciting new opportunity, click ‘Apply Now’.
To find out more visit www.graftonserco.com.au
Job Number: 472
Community / Marketing Title: Female Correctional Case Officer
Location_formattedLocationLong: Grafton, New South Wales AU