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We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people living with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and LGBTIQA+ people. The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact listed at the end of this vacancy. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you. Period of Appointment Fixed term full time until 30 June 2025 Hours per fortnight 73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available. Duties Conduct interviews, home visits and undertake assessments of offenders in order to provide accurate and timely... advice to the Courts and the Parole Board in accordance with statutory requirements. Identify and explore offending behaviours with the aim of assisting offenders to reduce the risk of re-offending. Assess offender risk and needs, including criminogenic, personal and social needs and subsequently develop, implement and regularly review Individual Management Plans. Where appropriate, refer offenders to and conduct appropriate programmes. Maintain accurate offender case notes and records. Engage offenders and liaise with stakeholders in the progress of the Individual Management Plan. Where relevant, assist in the through-care, assessment and sentence planning for prison inmates and support the transition of offenders returning to the community. Prepare documentation and undertake other actions to deal breaches of community based orders including attending court when required. As required, operate the Community Service Order scheme in accordance with statutory requirements including: Recruiting, training and supervise/manage Community Service Supervisors; Managing and supporting offenders in the Scheme. Undertake continuous professional development including regular supervision and case conferencing with team leaders. Where appropriate, contribute to the training of staff, support and mentor peers and supervise students on work experience placements. Contribute to the development of work practices, policies, programs, Community Corrections and criminal justice systems, where appropriate. Pre-employment Checks The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted: 1. Pre-employment checks • Arson and fire setting • Violent crimes and crimes against the person • Sex-related offences • Drug and alcohol related offences • Crimes involving dishonesty • Crimes involving deception • Making false declarations • Malicious damage and destruction to property • Serious traffic offences • Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice • Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power • Crimes involving Conspiracy 2. Disciplinary action in previous employment. 3. Identification check. As part of the selection process applicants are required to undergo psychological and aptitude testing. Desirable Requirements A relevant tertiary or industry qualification. A current driver's licence Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents Statement of Duties (Generic) Probation Officer - North.docx Statement of Duties (Generic) Probation Officer - North.pdf About the Department of Justice (Community Corrections).DOCX About the Department of Justice (Community Corrections).pdf Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.docx Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.pdf FAQs Short Form Application.docx FAQs Short Form Application.pdf How to apply To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV. We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria. Please note if you submit the details of your referees with your application the Selection Panel may contact them without notifying you. Please apply online by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4914. For more information Annette Carr Operations Manager Email: ****** Phone: (03) 6777 2895 Reasonable Adjustment Queries Organisational Development and Design Team (03) 6165 7603
Launceston TAS Australia


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