Expression of Interest - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Opportunities | Melbourne - CBD

Expression of Interest - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Opportunities

Application Close Date: 31-Oct-2021
Melbourne - CBD
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About us

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) prides itself on its achievements in increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) employment across all divisions and business units. We are committed to growing and developing our Aboriginal workforce.

The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to support, attract, recruit and retain all Aboriginal candidates and employees. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a variety of roles. You will be contacted as soon as we have further information on the progress of your application. Your application will also be retained as part of our talent pool for suitable positions in the future.

The opportunities

There is a broad range of opportunities across the department for work in Aboriginal designated/identified roles and non-identified roles, including the positions below.

  • Prison officer
  • Sheriff's Aboriginal liaison officer
  • Project officer
  • Senior project officer
  • Policy and project officer
  • Case manager
  • Aboriginal advanced case manger
  • Clinician
  • Aboriginal wellbeing officer
  • Aboriginal liaison officer (Youth Justice)

All of these roles are vital in providing the best cultural support to Aboriginal people within the justice system, as well as being important in keeping us connected to local community.

You are encouraged to register your interest if you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and have:

  • relevant skills experience to the above roles
  • an understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community
  • an appreciation of a range of different cultures and demonstrated ability to support diversity and inclusion in our workforce.

You will be required to upload your current resume and a short cover letter.

Applicants are welcome to utilise support from the dedicated Aboriginal business partner and  Aboriginal Employment Team throughout the recruitment process. Please visit for further information.

View our recruitment website for Corrections Victoria here:

View our recruitment website for Youth Justice here:

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.

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