Prison Supervisor | North East - Indigo

Prison Supervisor

Application Close Date: 22-May-2018
North East - Indigo
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$81,027 - $87,558
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About the role

Prison Supervisors are responsible for the management of an area or the delivery of a specific function and may be required to be the officer in charge at the prison or courses.  The role requires leadership, maturity, sound judgement and confidence in decision making, with developed capabilities to coach, mentor and motivate staff.  With highly developed communication and negotiation and problem solving skills the prison supervisor leads and manages staff to achieve program and service outcomes in a multidisciplinary team and rehabilitative environment.

Reporting into the Operations Manager, the Prison Supervisor at Beechworth Correctional Centre plays an integral role in developing, implementing, reinforcing and reviewing practice and procedures relating to offender management and security management.  The Prison Supervisor will identify operational and services delivery deficiencies and will develop and implement strategic solutions.

It is a requirement of this position to work weekends and public holidays, which will be remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Determination.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  • commitment to working with staff, prisoners and other service providers in the delivery of an integrated, whole of Justice approach to reducing re-offending
  • qualifications and/or demonstrated experience and skill in areas relevant to correctional delivery, offender management and/or offender treatment
  • strong written and verbal communication skills.

Successful completion of the Corrections Victoria Prison Officer Pre-Service Training is mandatory.

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.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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