Head of Programs and Reintegration
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 27 June 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $143,116
Position No: 39828
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 June 2019
Contact Officer: Anna Kirkham on anna.kirkham@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4818

Details: ACT Corrective Services are seeking for Expressions of Interest for the short term filling of the Head of Programs and Reintegration role. The position reports to the General Manager Community Corrections and Release Planning. The position is focussed on the delivery of key interventions aimed at reducing reoffending both within custody and the community and is accountable for the performance of the Programs and Reintegration functional unit and the staff within. This is inclusive of key operational areas of offender programs, Extended Throughcare and the Transitional Release Program. The ACT Government is committed to providing a corrective services system in the ACT that reflects the most modern practices consistent with meeting its aims of promoting rehabilitation, reducing recidivism, protecting human rights and maintaining security. The candidate will be required to be responsive in managing a range of initiatives aimed at reducing reoffending, in custodial or community corrections and as such the ideal candidate will have extensive leadership experience and understanding of intervention delivery in Corrections or related fields. 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: 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 and a current driver’s licence is desirable.
Note: This is a temporary position commencing from 29 August to the 13 October 2019.
How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to submit an Expression of Interest of no more than two pages, as well as a current Curriculum Vitae and the name and contact details of one to two referees.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.


This is a temporary position commencing 29 August to the 13 October 2019.

Career interest categories:

Community Support and Inclusion
Justice, Policing and Corrections
Leaders and Senior Management
Policy, Programs and Projects