Sports and Recreation Officer | North East - Tatura

Sports and Recreation Officer

Application Close Date: 08-Oct-2017
North East - Tatura
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$51,806 - $66,527
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About us

HM Prison Dhurringile is a minimum security men's prison, with a focus on preparing offenders for their release back into the community.

About the role

As the Sports and Recreation Officer, you will provide prisoners of all ages and interests with a suitable mix of activities both on and off station to maintain motivation, morale and compliment the transitional process before release. This includes:

  • assessing recreational needs and capacities of the general prison population
  • managing and distributing all sports equipment
  • participating in the orientation of new arrivals.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to negotiate with, influence and motivate others. You will also be able to react quickly to change and to alter your approach depending on the situation at the time.

Qualifications and/or experience in health and fitness would be an advantage.

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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