Community Work Officer (BB-A94E7)
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Community Work Officer Corrective Services Salary: Level 2, PS CSA Agreement 2019, $63,172 - $68,256 per annum Position number: 014467 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Geraldton Closing date: 2021-02-26 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: -
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When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
The key role of the Community Work Officer is to work with young people subject to community work obligations or orders issued by sentencing and releasing authorities. The Community Work Officer works with the aim of ensuring that young people in their care satisfy the requirements of their community work obligations according to legislation and Departmental policy in a manner that the young people make reparation to the community through the work undertaken, retain a sense of dignity and self-worth, and where possible, have an opportunity to develop new skills that contribute to their rehabilitation.
Eligibility to Apply
Applicants must have a current Working with Children Check or be able to successfully apply for one to be eligible for appointment to this position
Special requirements that apply to the position: C Class Drivers License, requirement for Regular Intrastate Travel.
As part of the team, the successful applicant will be expected to:
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the job related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two current referees and a statement addressing the following job related requirements and role specific criteria in no more than 2 A4 pages:
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted .
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Josette Mackay, Senior Youth Justice Officer on (08) 9920 8600 for a confidential discussion.
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