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Department for Correctional Services

Job reference: 518219

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 incumbent is responsible for the case management of adult offenders placed on probation, parole, pre-parole, pre-bond, bail, home detention or community service orders and the provision of a service to Courts, Sentence Management Unit and the Parole Board in order to assist offenders to adopt a non-offending lifestyle. They will provide a case management service to offenders and their families through a range of programs and activities and is expected to contribute to the planning and development of best practice, and the achievement of team and regional goals.

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.


PO2: Appropriate tertiary degree level qualifications in community services, sociology, criminology, justice, correctional practice, social sciences, human services, health or related field.

AHP2: Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers


AHP2 ($85,665 – $99,241pa)

PO2 ($85,665 – $94,801pa)


Ms Shakila Williams

A/Area Manager, Lower South

08 8229 6900 (Edwardstown)

08 8326 0355 (Noarlunga)

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.

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.

Successful applicant will be appointed at either classification depending on the qualification and experience held.

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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