Grafton Serco

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The new state-of-the-art Clarence Correctional Centre outside of Grafton is due to open mid 2020. This 1,700 bed facility will create 600 jobs for people to join Serco across a wide variety of job profiles.

Learn more about Clarence Correctional Centre and job opportunities below.

Real people, real jobs

Serco is an extraordinary company, making a positive difference to people's lives every day and will operate the new Clarence Correctional Centre.

At Serco, you'll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world.

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Trade Instructor - Waste Management

Location: Grafton, New South Wales AU


Job Number: 582

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Job Summary

This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for Trades Instructor - Waste Management. 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 a Trades Instructor in the Waste Management 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.

About you

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 a Trades Instructor, you will be responsible for overseeing the activities and behaviours of inmates in accordance with the inmates routines all of which will be used as input into their case management files. A key component of your role will be identifying inmates who may be at risk and advise the relevant staff.

You will play an integral role in assisting inmates in their rehabilitation by actively encouraging program participation and oversee their work. You will also be responsible for reporting any incidents or behaviours of inmates for the sentence management process. You would need to promote 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. Part of your role will consist of report writing surrounding trade activities, incidents, equipment damage and administration records. You will also be responsible for managing inventory, stock take and ordering.

As a Trades Instructor you will impart trade knowledge to inmates whilst supervising their work, implement training programs, maintain up to date knowledge of current and emerging trends.

To be successful in this role you will

● Hold your Certificate IV Waste Management
● Certificate IV Training & Assessment or Full training will be provided to obtain this within the first year of employment.
● Certificate III Correctional Practice or Full training will be provided to obtain this within the first year of employment.
● Minimum 5 years Waste Management experience
● Demonstrate a commitment to Serco’s values and the rehabilitation process
● Maintains high level of integrity and ethical behaviour
● Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health & Safety requirements
● Well developed interpersonal and communications.

About Us

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. Making a genuine difference in the lives of people and the communities we serve is challenging, but it’s also amongst the most satisfying and rewarding career paths you can choose.

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. We are looking for people to join Serco who share our desire to make a positive difference, have the confidence to work as part of a team, the insight to spot the opportunity to do things better, and importantly, the ability to take the initiative and put great ideas into practice wherever they are needed.

Interested to be part of our brand new team?

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. 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.

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and can see yourself working as part of a team who value freedom to innovate and participate in the way we conduct our business please submit your cover letter and resume by clicking the 'Apply Now’ for this job.

To find out more about us visit https://serco.gr8people.com/

Job Number: 582

Community / Marketing Title: Trade Instructor - Waste Management

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