Department for Correctional Services
Job reference: 491027
Location: 5700 – PORT AUGUSTA
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
About the Department for Correctional Services
The Department employs approximately 1,900 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.
Provision of a confidential, high quality administrative and support service, to the Area Manager and the Management Team, and to support the administration Staff of the Northern Region CC.
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.
  • Extensive travel within the Region which often requires overnight absences of more than one night is a requirement of the position
Essential: Nil
Desirable: Nil
ASO3 ($64,636 – $68,886 pa)
Ms Belinda Hirschbichler
Area Manager – Northern Country Region
8648 5350
Application Instructions
Previous applicants do not need to reapply.
All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.
Applicants are required to provide a cover letter of no more than two pages, quoting the vacancy number, outlining your skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role.
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 temporary vacancy for up to 12 months.
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: 08/07/2022 11:00 PM

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