Prison Officer (COG2A Ongoing) - Beechworth Correctional Centre

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: Cog2A
Work Location: North East Region ALL
Reference: VG/BCC1017
Closing Date: 26-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $51,806 - $66,527
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - POCOG2a - Beechworth Correctional Centre.doc (Word, 867KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Daniel Wood - Recruitment Projects Adviser
prisonsrecruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Background

Beechworth Correctional Centre focuses on rehabilitation and pre-release activities to help prisoners reintegrate into the community when they are released. The prison design complements its rural setting and its environment reflects life in the general community as much as possible, offering prisoners similar structures, choices and responsibilities to those they will encounter in the outside world.

What skills & experience do you need?

We look for strong capabilities in the following areas:

  • Maturity, life experience and self confidence
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Conflict management and problem-solving - being able to identify and mitigate risk
  • Having initiative and accountability
  • Empathy and cultural awareness
  • Professionalism - holding professional boundaries
  • Willingness to assist across all operations within the prison as required
  • Teamwork – willing to contribute and work with others on a daily basis

Requirements

All applicants must have completed the Corrections Victoria prison officer pre-service training in order to be considered for this role.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidates will be required to obtain a current Statement of Attainment for the First Aid unit HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support.

Working for Corrections Victoria

  • Our purpose is to contribute to safer communities by delivering a safe, secure and humane correctional system.
  • We do this through our offender management practices, actively engaging with offenders and the community to promote positive behavioural change and address social disadvantage.

We value:

  • Serving the community
  • Working together
  • Acting with integrity
  • Respecting other people

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve.  We continually seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

https://www.correctionsjobs.vic.gov.au/about-us/about-you/koori-candidates

How to apply

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

Please note that these roles are specific to working at Beechworth Correctional Centre in the Hume Region.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Daniel Wood - Recruitment Projects Adviser on (03) 8684 1873 or at prisonsrecruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.


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