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Programs Coordinator

Job posted: 14/06/2024
Applications close: 21/07/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Indigo

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $74,580 - $90,558

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: VG/3880JUNE2024

Reference: VG/3880JUNE2024

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $74,580 - $90,558

Work location: North East Region | Indigo

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Utilise your coordination expertise to provide support and advice to the Corrections Victoria branch
  • Ongoing, Full-Time opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 3: $74,580 - $90,558 plus superannuation.

About Us:

Corrections Victoria is responsible for the direction, management and operation of Victoria's corrections system, which incorporates prisons and Community Correctional Services. Beechworth Correctional Centre is a minimum security prison for men located in Beechworth, Victoria and focuses on prisoner re-integration into the community.

About the Role:

The Programs Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of program services to the prisoners at Beechworth Correctional Centre.  The Programs Coordinator will assist in the ongoing development of prison programs in line with legislative requirements, best practice, and prison policy and correctional standards.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Assisting the Programs Manager in the evaluation and monitoring of prisoner programs according to current correctional procedures, legislative requirements, prison policies and correctional standards.
  • Assisting the Programs Manager in problem-solving by supporting and maintaining support systems, processes, and procedures for staff within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Providing support and supervise a small team of program staff, program professionals and contractors in their daily functioning to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of programs and services.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About You:

As an ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Displayed behaviours aligned to the Department of Justice's values of: Serve the Community; Work Together; Act with Integrity; Respect other people; and Make it Happen.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in welfare practice or related fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify needs and to develop, implement and evaluate programs for staff and prisoners.
  • Experience in staff management and supervision.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in working in a diverse environment driven by needs and focused outcomes would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work on tasks unsupervised, initiate motivation and innovation.
  • A Cert IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (preferred but not essential).
  • A background in transitional needs for disadvantaged people (preferred but not essential).
  • A qualification or experience in employment or housing would be advantageous.

How to Apply:

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.

Programs Coordinator

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG3

Contact:

Sheryl Mitsch on 0417 415 030 | Sheryl.Mitsch@justice.vic.gov.au

Programs Coordinator