Aboriginal Trades Instructor Waste Management
Location: Grafton, New South Wales AU
Job Number: 590
This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for Aboriginal Trades Instructors - 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 Aboriginal Trades Instructors 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.
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 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.
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: 590
Community / Marketing Title: Aboriginal Trades Instructor Waste Management
Location_formattedLocationLong: Grafton, New South Wales AU