|Posting||Senior Prison Officer, Western Plains Correctional Centre|
|Job Employer||Prison Officers, Corrections Victoria|
|Location||Government – State|
|Salary||$75636 – $86978 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
- Relocation assistance available
- Enjoy job security and join the team at Western Plains Correctional Centre
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 by harnessing innovative approaches and using the latest in technology to achieve improved outcomes for prisoners and 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.
Senior Prison Officers at the new correctional centre have a unique opportunity to be part of the start-up team. Their contribution, prior to the facility becoming fully operational, will contribute to the ongoing coordination of systems, processes and operations of the centre. They will provide valuable insights and ideas on how the facility can operate efficiently, maximising positive outcomes for employees working at the facility and the prisoners in their care.
In the long term, Senior Prison Officers coordinate and support the day-to-day functional activities of a team of Prison Officers. They actively participate in the performance and development process, recognising individual strengths and attributes in others and promoting an inclusive and cohesive team environment.
Senior Prison Officers are client-focused and understand how each service area contributes to the overall goal of a safe and rehabilitative, prisoner centric operating model. Senior Prison Officers are great communicators and can relate well to all types of people, motivating others to achieve success. They thrive in dynamic and fast-paced environments and maintain the security of their area. Senior Prison Officers are case management champions, promoting individualised goal setting and positive interactions between staff and prisoners that supports behavioural change.
Your skills and experience
You enjoy working as part of a dynamic team, building a supportive environment and engaging others to achieve success. You are resilient, flexible and enjoy problem-solving, thinking critically to understand the cause or issue. You are optimistic and committed to developing a solution or improving a work practice.
Your communication and interpersonal skills foster collaboration within your team. You embrace diversity and enjoy hearing new ideas or points of view. You can clearly describe an activity to the team, set achievable tasks and monitor the progress to ensure safe and efficient delivery.
Senior Prison Officer 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 completion of Pre-Service Training and the development of prison-related capability.
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 relevant skills, attributes and experience.
Applications close at midnight on Monday 13 June 2022.