45143


Trainer, Custodial Operations - Training and Development
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 03 April 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $85,394 - $97,732 plus superannuation
Position No: 45143
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 20 March 2020
Contact Officer: Natalie Jones on natalier.jones@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 0183


ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced person to fill the position of Trainer, Custodial Operations, Training and Development Unit. The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for the delivery and assessment of operational training for ACTCS Correctional Officers and Custodial Operations. You will also provide support in the assessment of related accredited qualifications. In addition, you will be responsible for identifying operational training needs and delivery of operational training using a variety of methods and supporting other Training and Development Unit Trainers with delivery of new recruit and mandatory training as required. Further to this, you will assist with the delivery and assessment of accredited training for staff within Custodial Operations, provide leadership and mentor other ACTCS Trainers and Assessors who assist with the delivery of training and qualifications and liaise with senior Corporate and Custodial Operations Managers to prioritise training requirements, consult on training resources and provide training completion reports. To be successful, you will possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills necessary to build rapport with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders, in addition to demonstrating strong leadership and management qualities.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant custodial experience and a Certificate III in Correctional Practice are highly desirable. Certificate IV in Correctional Practice and Certificate IV Training and Assessment are highly desirable. Senior First Aid Certificate is essential. Current, unrestricted driver’s licence is essential. This position may require a pre-employment medical. 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. Relevant tertiary qualifications desirable.
How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit four items: (1) a one to three page pitch addressing the professional/technical skills and knowledge, behavioural capabilities, having regard for the job requirements; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager); and (4) a copy of their driver’s licence. Please ensure you submit all four items.
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