Aboriginal Sentence Administration Officer
Location: Grafton, New South Wales AU
Job Number: 596
This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for an Aboriginal Sentence Administration Officer. You will join Australia’s most innovative and largest correctional centre and have the opportunity to play a key position within the Serco team.
A rewarding career opportunity awaits you as an Aboriginal Sentence Administration Officer with Serco. We celebrate diversity and are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open in 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 looking for a new exciting career or may have experience in a correctional environment. 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 an Aboriginal Sentence Administration Officer you will be performing administration and recording management functions and services that pertain to the detention and release of inmates. A key component of your role will be promoting rehabilitation and reintegration of inmates and ensuring the safety and security of inmates and the community.
An integral part of your role will include determining the validity and intent of a vast range of legal orders relating to the detention of inmates and ensure all information is recorded, analyse courts’ orders and refer them to the appropriate unit and ensure orders of the court are carried out appropriately.
Sentence Administration Officers will identify inmates who are eligible for release and ensure arrangements are put into place as well as liaising with courts and external government agencies to provide information about inmates detained in custody.
To be successful in this role you will:
- Hold a Certificate III in Business Administration or relevant experience
- Experience in providing administrative support in a senior administrator role
- Experience in accurate data entry and data management
- Experience working in a high-pressure environment with simultaneous deadlines
- Experience within a Sentence administration team (desirable)
- Demonstrate a competent level of computer literacy and report writing
- Proficient interpersonal and communications skills
- Maintains 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 diverse range of backgrounds.
Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of Serco Asia Pacific Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). This position has been identified for an Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander 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?
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To find out more about us visit https://serco.gr8people.com/
Job Number: 596
Community / Marketing Title: Aboriginal Sentence Administration Officer
Location_formattedLocationLong: Grafton, New South Wales AU