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Job Title : Adult Support Officer


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Adult Support Officer

Corrective Services

Salary: Level 2, PS CSA Agreement 2019, $63,172 - $68,256 per annum

Position number: 007946

Work type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: Perth CBD

Closing date: 2021-06-17 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

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About us

When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.

About the role

The position supports the operations of Adult Community Corrections and provides support to adult offenders and their families participating in the Intellectual Disability Diversion Program.

The Intellectual Disability Diversion Program (IDDP) Court is operated by the Department of Justice with support and advice from the Department of Communities. The IDDP Court seeks to support and divert individuals from the adult criminal justice system who have a disability.

This position is based at the Central Law Courts Offices.

Eligibility to Apply:

Applicants must have a C Class Drivers License. There may be a requirement for Intrastate Travel.

About you

  • You will need to demonstrate the following essential job requirements to be considered for this role:
  • The ability to work together as part of a team and as an individual to achieve results,
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal,
  • Strong interpersonal Skills with internal and external stakeholders,
  • Knowledge of contemporary practices and principles that apply to the management of offenders within the justice system.
  • Prior experience working with people with disabilities would be advantageous, see JDF for more context in relation to related work requirements.

All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.

How to apply

Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.

We require you to submit:

A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement of no more than two pages addressing the following Work-related requirements in the context of the Responsibilities of the position as stated in the JDF. Please provide examples to support your claims.
  1. Teamwork
  2. Communication/Interpersonal
  3. Problem solving
  4. Knowledge

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.

To submit your application click the "Apply for Job" button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Equity and Diversity

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Subsequent Vacancies

Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.

Further Information

If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Nathalie Heenan, on (08) 9425 2385 for a confidential discussion.