Department for Correctional Services
Job reference: 518206
Location: – VARIOUS –
Job status: Casual
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Department for Correctional Services
The Department employs approximately 2,000 staff and has responsibility for nine prisons and sixteen Community Correctional offices across the state. Our vision is for a safer community by protecting the public and reducing re-offending. We work towards this through the contribution of staff who are employed in a wide variety of fields, from correctional officers and teachers, to social workers, psychologists and supervisors of court orders. Their commitment ensures we deliver quality services to prisoners, offenders and victims of crime. We strongly promote diversity and equity in our workforce, which directly contributes to greater effectiveness and better outcomes. In a supportive and collaborative environment, you will encounter interesting professional challenges and you will work alongside dedicated and passionate people who help to turn around the lives of offenders and rebuild lives affected by crime.

The Community Corrections Officer is responsible for:

  • Contributing to the protection of the community by supervising adult offenders who are referred to the Department by sentencing and releasing authorities and providing them with opportunities to cease offending.
  • Liaison with a variety of Government and non-Government agencies in relation to the supervision of offenders.

Special Conditions

  • Section 47 of the Public Sector Act 2009 applies in conjunction with other provisions of the act and other applicable industrial entitlements.
  • The incumbent is required to satisfactorily complete a National Criminal History Check.
  • A current South Australian Driver’s Licence is essential.
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required.
  • Some interstate and intrastate travel will be required which may necessitate overnight absences.

Essential: Nil

OPS3 ($65,606 – $69,919pa)

Ms Shakila Williams
A/Area Manager, Lower South
08 8229 6900 (Edwardstown)
08 8326 0355 (Noarlunga)

Application Instructions
Applicants are required to attach additional information addressing the specific criteria outlined in the Advice to Applicants. Please note: Applicants that do not address the selection criteria may be disadvantaged during the shortlisting process.
Refer to the Advice to Applicants for information on how to apply.
Applicants are required to complete the Employment Declaration if not currently employed by the Department for Correctional Services.

Additional Information
This is a casual pool for up to 12 months with no guaranteed hours of employment and a 25 percent casual loading applies in lieu of annual and sick leave. The successful applicant(s) may have the opportunity to work across Southern Region Community Correctional sites, located at Adelaide, Port Adelaide, Edwardstown and Noarlunga.
It is a requirement for any non-ongoing DCS employees to be fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Applications close: 07/02/2023 11:00 PM

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