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Job Title : Community Work Officer

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - Fitzroy, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Work Officer

Corrective Services

Salary: Level 2, PS CSA Agreement 2019, $63,172 - $68,256 per annum

Position number: 004796 & 004795

Work type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: Fitzroy Crossing & Derby

Closing date: 2021-05-11 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

Attachments: - job description form - community work officer level 2 (generic).pdf

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About us

When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation, working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.

About the role

The Community Work Officer works with adult offenders and fine defaulters who have offended and are subject to community work obligations or Orders to ensure they satisfy its requirements. Community Work Officers in these locations are also required to work with young people subject to community work obligations or orders issued by sentencing and releasing authorities. Where possible, the Community Work Officer endeavours to provide an opportunity for the offender to develop new skills, contributing to their rehabilitation. The CWO works as part of the Adult Community Correction centre team on a day to day basis.

The Community Work Officer manages separate groups of adults and young persons who have offended with varying levels of motivation and skills, to undertake community service work with agencies in the local community.

An understanding of Aboriginal culture is important, with a demonstrated ability to communicate with Aboriginal people and community. Proven ability to motivate and encourage people to complete tasks at hand as well as the ability to manage challenging situations and work ethically.

Eligibility to Apply

To be eligible for appointment to this position you must:

  • Hold a valid manual driver's licence (C Class)
  • Attain or be able to attain prior to appointment a Senior First Aid Accreditation.
  • Have successfully completed or be able to successfully complete (prior to appointment) Safety Awareness Training (White Card)

About you

All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.

How to apply

Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.

We require you to submit:

A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two work related referees (one being a current or recent line manager) and a statement addressing the following job related requirements and role specific criteria as listed in the JDF:

  • Builds productive relationships
  • Communicates and influences effectively
  • Demonstrated experience in manual trades, light industry and/or arts and crafts.

All remaining job related requirements will be assessed at a later stage in the recruitment process.

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.

To submit your application click the "Apply for Job" button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Candidate Search

If required, we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.

Equity and Diversity

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women and youth.

As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Subsequent Vacancies

Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice for a period of six (6) months, in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions No. 2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.

Further Information

If you would like further information regarding the position and/or vacancy please contact Sheree Hahn, Kimberley Regional Manager on 08 9158 3800 for a confidential discussion.