Community Work Developement Officer - Bendigo | North West - Loddon

Community Work Developement Officer - Bendigo

Application Close Date: 28-Jan-2019
Location:
North West - Loddon
Category:
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
Salary/Rate:
$76,588 - $82,404
Job Reference:
DOJ/7224
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  • Promote offender rehabilitation through meaningful community work
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Ongoing, full time opportunity based in Bendigo

About us

Corrections Victoria's purpose is to deliver an effective corrections system for a safe community. Community Correctional Services (CCS), is overseen by Corrections Victoria, a division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety. CCS is responsible for the management and supervision of prisoners on parole, clients under post sentence supervision and court orders.

CCS is currently experiencing rapid growth in the offender population. In response to this, Corrections Victoria will embed evidence based practice across all areas of our work and target responses to the areas that will allow the greatest impacts to be made. This approach will contribute to a safer community and strengthen CCS for the future.

About the role

Based in Bendigo, you will play a key role in the development and maintenance of productive and sustainable community work partnerships. 

You will actively seek opportunities for offenders to participate in meaningful work that promotes offender rehabilitation and enhances community safety.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • experience in effectively developing and maintaining productive and sustainable partnerships with community organisations
  • an ability to work collaboratively and mentor your colleagues
  • capability to produce detailed reports and other standard documents in line with procedural guidelines.

Experience in community services, not-for-profit or community development is also desirable.

For more details regarding this position, please contact:

  • Jordan Tamblyn - Manager, Community Work and Partnerships on 0419 980 536.

Why work with us?

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we provide every person with the means to achieve their potential through ongoing learning and development opportunities in a diverse, equitable and supportive environment.

We look for people who are prepared to do their very best in line with our values and behaviours. Our values shape and influence how we recruit, train and develop our staff and build relationships with stakeholders. 

We will also provide you with professional development opportunities, an employee assistance program, access to job opportunities across the Victorian Government, salary packaging and much more.

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.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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