34222, several

Throughcare Transition Officer - Programs and Reintegration
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 17 July 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $78,197 - $82,771
Position No: 34222, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 July 2019
Contact Officer: Sally Fitzmaurice on sally.fitzmaurice@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4890

Details: ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking for a highly motivated and conscientious individual to join the Programs and Reintegration Unit as a Throughcare Transition Officer.
The primary function of the Throughcare Initiative is to reduce the likelihood of reoffending through coordinating existing supports and services to assist ex-detainees integrate into the community as positive contributors.
The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting detainees, both pre-release and post-release, from the Alexander Maconochie Centre who are returning to the ACT Community, for up to 12 months post release. Whilst clients are in custody, this will be their AMC Case Manager – whilst in the community, this will be their Parole and Probation Officer.
In addition, Transition Officers will be required to establish and support referrals to services surrounding:
  • Community supervision requirements – encompassing Parole and Good Behaviour Orders
  • Basic needs
  • Accommodation
  • Health care/mental health
  • Income support and employment
  • Restoring connections with family, community and culture.
To be successful, you will demonstrate strong administrative capability, have the ability to think and act in a busy operational environment, possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills necessary to build rapport with a diverse range of stakeholders.
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:
  • Familiarity with computer based applications would be an advantage.
  • Eligible persons may be required to undergo a National Police Check
  • A current driver’s licence is essential.
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 curriculum vitae; 3) the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager) and 4) Current driver’s licence. Please ensure you submit all four items.
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