|Posting||Senior Operations Manager – Move to Melbourne|
|Job Employer||Department of Justice and Community Safety|
|Location||CBD & Inner Suburbs|
|Salary||$119381 – $154931 plus super|
|Job posted||May 29, 2022|
|Job Sector||Government – State|
- Are you ready to grasp an exciting career opportunity?
- Expand your experience and develop new skills
- Shape and lead the Western Plains Correctional Centre Communities
Victoria’s new public Correctional Centre is approaching completion and now is the time to apply for ongoing jobs that will help shape the future operations of the facility.
Employees working in the initial stage of operations will contribute to the foundations of the new facility by participating in the development of operating processes, services and procedures. In addition, they will be part of a multi-disciplinary team committed to building a culture of continuous improvement in the workplace.
The new correctional centre will strengthen the way we work with prisoners by harnessing innovative approaches, committing to human rights enabled practice, and using the latest in technology to achieve improved outcomes for the safety of the whole community.
If you have a passion for seeing others succeed and are motivated to make a positive contribution, then make the most of this unique opportunity to be part of the team at the new Western Plains Correctional Centre.
Drive the development and delivery of services, using technology and innovation to shape facility functions. The Senior Operations Manager – Communities is responsible for leadership, case management, offender services and vocational services as well as the delivery of security and safety.
You will build and lead a dynamic multi-disciplinary team through the commissioning phase and into ongoing facility operations. In addition, you will provide high-level strategic planning that results in exceptional operational implementation.
Once operational, you will be responsible for the delivery of the Western Plains Communities, leading a staff service team (custodial and VPS) that works directly with each other and prisoners delivering practice, culture, interventions, programs and human rights compliant decision-making that supports rehabilitation and safety. You will be responsible for managing high level, day-to-day needs in the prison, contributing to the ongoing strategic planning, implementation, and improvement of prison operations in a changing environment.
The Senior Operations Manager will also act as general manager of the prison when required.
Your skills and experience
You will have the ability to create a shared vision for the future with demonstrated leadership experience within a complex service delivery environment. This includes a solutions-focus, innovative thinking, communication and negotiation skills, plus the ability to lead positive and productive teams.
You will be a champion for best practice correctional management with a commitment to continuous improvement and exceptional organisational culture.
Senior Operations Manager applicants with experience in human services, case management, criminal justice or leadership who are new to the Victorian corrections environment, will be provided with an individualised learning pathway to ensure the development of prison-related capability.
Include your current resume when you apply for this position. Note, there is no requirement to supply a cover letter, however, you will be asked to respond to two questions regarding your motivation for applying and your relevant skills, attributes and experience.
We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department’s work. One of the ways we do this is by recruiting a diverse workforce – we welcome people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability and cultural background. We are also committed to the Victorian Government’s promise to increase the number of veterans working in the public sector.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff across all our roles. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email [email protected].
Applications close at midnight on Monday 13 June 2022