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Reintegration Services Supervisor, Hopkins Correctional Centre (VPSG4)

Job posted: 18/03/2021
Applications close: 20/06/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ararat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: VG/7807

Reference: VG/7807

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Western Region | Ararat

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?

  • An exciting opportunity to contribute to prisoner development at DJCS
  • Attractive VPS Grade 4 salary between $87,640 - $99,438 + superannuation
  • One ongoing, full-time role based at the Hopkins Correctional Centre

About us

The Corrections and Justice Services group provides high quality justice services that are efficient, effective and integrated around community and client needs, including correctional services that help rehabilitate offenders and contribute to community safety. It also works with key partners to deliver quality health services to corrections and youth justice.

Hopkins Correctional Centre provides accommodation for sentenced and unsentenced prisoners with protection requirements in an open campus environment, combining community-style prison design with the Better Living Model (an innovative case management model for prisoner management).

The Reintegration Services Team is situated within the Vocational Services portfolio at Hopkins Correctional Centre. The team has a focus on supporting individual prisoner development towards successful reintegration into society upon release from prison. The work of the team is informed by the Corrections Victoria Reintegration Pathway (CVRP) and the Offender Management Framework (OMF).

About the role

As the Reintegration Services Supervisor, Hopkins Correctional Centre, you will be responsible for:

  • supervising the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of a range of programs and services to support and assist prisoners' personal development towards successful reintegration into society
  • supervising and leading a team of Reintegration Services staff ensuring ongoing training, support and performance management is provided
  • negotiating access to resources, ensuring maximise program availability and delivery
  • ensuring all Reintegration Services staff, stakeholders and contractors participate in approved induction, orientation, and training.

About you

As the Reintegration Services Supervisor, Hopkins Correctional Centre, you will possess:

  • a demonstrated understanding of transition and reintegration issues and needs of prisoners
  • knowledge of the limitations imposed on program delivery within a correctional environment
  • experience in planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of programs
  • experience in human services and welfare practice (highly regarded).

Keys to your success will be your highly developed communication, problem solving, and systems thinking skills including the ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter that details your motivation for applying and includes the skills and attributes you would bring to the role. 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 an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this advertisement.

Reintegration Services Supervisor, Hopkins Correctional Centre (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Rhonda Hinchliffe on 0418 837 707 | Rhonda.Hinchliffe@justice.vic.gov.au

Reintegration Services Supervisor, Hopkins Correctional Centre (VPSG4)