Offender Services Supervisor | North West - Loddon

Offender Services Supervisor

Application Close Date: 24-Jun-2018
North West - Loddon
Prison Officers
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$81,354 - $92,304
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About us

The Loddon Mallee Region provides services at Justice Service Centres in Bendigo, Swan Hill and Mildura and at outreach locations across the region. The region also has three prisons, Loddon Prison which is a 456 bed medium risk male facility and Middleton a 248 bed restricted minimum male facility. The third prison is located at Maldon, a 72 bed minimum risk women's facility; Tarrengower Prison.

About the role

As the Offender Services Supervisor, at Loddon Prison, you will be responsible for the supervision, development and support of a team and you will oversee planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs to ensure that the programs are meeting the needs of prisoners in accordance to current correctional philosophies, legislative requirements, prison policies and correctional standards.

In the role, you will:

  • supervise and lead a team of Offender Services staff ensuring ongoing training and support is provided
  • negotiate access to resources ensuring that resources are effectively utilised to maximise program availability and delivery
  • build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to enable cohesive service delivery
  • provide advice to senior management and stakeholders, prepare reports and make recommendations regarding offender services
  • ensure service delivery outcomes, reintegration pathway timeframes and procedure frameworks are achieved.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • demonstrated leadership skills and be able to confidently motivate and manage a team in a complex environment
  • knowledge of and experience in dealing with limitations imposed on offenders in a correctional environment
  • demonstrated experience in both facilitating and coordinating prison based programs
  • strong stakeholder management and community engagement and be able to establish positive relationships to deliver a high quality service within the prison.

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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