Bail Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 19 June 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $77,155 - $81,668
Position No: 11241
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 June 2019
Contact Officer: Alexandra Candy on alexandra.candy@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 8417

Details: ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking a motivated and conscientious person, to fill the role of Bail Officer within Community Corrections and Release Planning. Under the direction of the Team Leader, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing the compliance of individuals subject to supervised bail orders, in accordance with Court ordered bail conditions, with the objective of reducing risk to the community. The successful applicant will also manage appropriate breach action in response to non-compliance and provide written and verbal reports and advice to Courts and stakeholders as required. In addition to this, you will also consult with community and government agencies and representatives to assist with best practice risk management and maintain accurate administrative records including case notes, e-records, databases and official files. To be successful in this role you will be able to display high level communication skills and demonstrate a capacity to work as part of a team. You will also possess excellent time management skills and a demonstrated ability to manage personal work priorities, in addition to displaying probity and ethical behaviour. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: A current driver’s licence, and a willingness/ability to drive within ACT, is essential. The successful candidate may be required to undergo a National Police Check. Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit four items: 1) statement of claims against specified Selection Criteria; 2) a current resume; 3) the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager); and 4) a copy of your current driver’s licence. Please ensure you submit all four items.
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