Team Leader, Operations | Western - Ararat

Team Leader, Operations

Application Close Date: 26-Aug-2018
Western - Ararat
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$82,574 - $93,689
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  • Pivotal position within Corrections Victoria (Grampians)
  • Coordinate the operations of case work and activities in a correctional setting
  • Ongoing, full time VPS4 ($82,574- $93,689 plus superannuation)

An exciting ongoing opportunity is available for a Team Leader (Operations) in the Post Sentence Branch at Corella Place. Corella place operates across three locations across the Grampians.

Corrections Victoria's Post Sentence Branch was established in 2006 in order to provide a coordinated and integrated approach to the management of post-sentence sex offenders across both prison services and community corrections. The branch is responsible for key elements of sex offender management within the organisation and comprises a number of functional areas including policy and project management, assessment and treatment, and operations.

Within the operational area, Corella Place is a Transitional Accommodation Facility that enhances the protection of the community by providing accommodation for sex offenders when suitable accommodation elsewhere in the community is not available. Corella Place operates at three sites.

The supervision of Corella Place residents is done in accordance with the Offender Management Framework.

The overriding role of the Team Leader is to facilitate operational objectives by leading the Specialist Case Workers (SCWs) and the Activities Coordinator, both independently and in a team context, in a dynamic operational environment. SCWs supervise and monitor the high risk, high profile and high need sex offenders by applying tact, sound judgment and practical problem solving skills and administer the Electronic Monitoring System. The Activities Coordinator facilitates the residents' engagement and participation in a range of recreational, cultural, vocational and educational activities to improve their sense of wellbeing and living skillls.

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

  • an understanding of the Offender Management Framework
  • experience in managing and mentoring a team
  • knowledge and experience working within a complex legislative environment.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on 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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