- Promote offender rehabilitation through meaningful community work
- Ongoing, full time opportunity
- Based in Thomastown
Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Regulation. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.
CCS is currently experiencing rapid growth in the offender population. In response to this, Corrections Victoria will embed evidence based practice across all areas of our work and target responses to the areas that will allow the greatest impacts to be made. This approach will contribute to a safer community and strengthen CCS for the future.
CCS will soon transition to a new structure divided into four best practice streams including: Court Practice, Parole and Specialist Practice, Practice Standards and Community Work and Partnerships, each with its own dedicated function.
About the role
Based in Thomastown, you will lead a team of Community Work Officers, Community Work Development Officers and Field Officers.
You will work closely with the community to establish partnerships that promote opportunities for offenders to participate in meaningful work that promotes offender rehabilitation and enhances community safety.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- experience in effectively marketing and developing community partnership strategies
- understanding and capability in operational team leadership responsible for service delivery
- excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in community services, not-for-profit or community development is also desirable.
Why work with us?
At the Department of Justice and Regulation, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.
We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders.
We will also provide you with professional development opportunities, an employee assistance program, access to job opportunities across the Victorian Government, salary packaging and much more.
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.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.