<div><p><strong>Talent Pool – Unit Leader, Clerk Grade 8, Bankstown Community Corrections (Corrective Services NSW)</strong></p><p> </p><ul> <li>Middle management role – Temporary and Ongoing Full-Time roles</li> <li>Clerk Grade 8 Salary ($104,539 – $107,864), plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading</li> <li>Rewarding and unique career opportunity</li> </ul><p> </p><p><strong>About us:</strong></p><p> </p><p>Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW Justice sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.</p><p><a href="https://correctiveservices.dcj.nsw.gov.au/csnsw-home/community-corrections.html">Community Corrections</a> is one arm of CSNSW that supervises offenders who are subject to community-based orders imposed by the courts or State Parole Authority. Community Corrections supervise offenders on various community-based supervision orders and aims to reduce the impact of crime on the community by effectively case managing offenders to achieve resettlement and successful order completion.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>About the role:</strong></p><p> </p><ul> <li>Provide professional support, mentoring and leadership to a team of Community Corrections Officers (CCOs) to maintain a high standard of professional service delivery that is compliant with legislation, policies and procedures.</li> <li>Develop and maintain a cohesive team with positive and transparent culture focussed on practice excellence.</li> <li>Guide and support team members with differing levels of experience and technical competence to enable their development. </li> <li>Assess risk and prioritise demands within available resources to ensure the quality of interventions are maintained at a high standard, and resources are targeted to where they will have the greatest impact.</li> <li>Work as part of a leadership team to identify systemic areas for development and implement and monitor activities to ensure team members’ quality work practices.</li> </ul><p> </p><p><strong>For more information, please <a href="https://ufile.io/k6hz9ro6">click here</a> to download the role description</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>About you:</strong></p><p> </p><ul> <li>Strong leadership skills, including in engaging and motivating staff, and previous experience in providing professional supervision, development and coaching.</li> <li>Flexible and resilient, to respond to the varied demands of a Community Corrections Office and manage complex and higher risk offenders.</li> <li>Skills and confidence to provide clear and constructive feedback to promote individual accountability and develop staff capability.</li> </ul><p> </p><p><strong>Essential Requirements:</strong></p><p> </p><ul> <li>Current driver’s licence and have a willingness/ability to drive within NSW.</li> </ul><p> </p><p><strong>Key knowledge and experience:</strong></p><p> </p><ul> <li>Capacity to provide professional supervision, coaching and mentoring to develop team members, including new CCOs during “on the job training” and a mandatory probation period.</li> <li>Superior skills in offender supervision and case management and demonstrated understanding of current Community Corrections issues and priorities.</li> <li>Demonstrated experience in conducting background enquiries, analysing complex information and risk / needs assessment in the development of case plans and workload prioritisation.</li> </ul><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>How to apply:</strong></p><p> </p><ol> <li>Attach a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description</li> <li>Attach an up-to-date resume detailing your skills and experience.</li> </ol><p> </p><p><em>A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.</em></p><p> </p><p>Please note that reference checks will be initiated for candidates who progress beyond interviews. Candidates will be asked to nominate 2 referees:</p><ol> <li>Current Manager/Supervisor or has been your Manager/Supervisor for the last 12 months</li> <li>Current Manager/Supervisor or has been your Manager/Supervisor for the last 5 years</li> </ol><p> </p><p>To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.</p><p> </p><p>The Department of Communities & Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p><p> </p><p>The Department encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>For application enquiries or technical issues, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Email: </strong>Recruitment_Casual@justice.nsw.gov.au<strong> or</strong></p><p><strong>Phone: </strong>1800 810 316 (option 2)</p><p> </p><p>For specific information about the Unit Leader role, please contact Sarah.Tucker@justice.nsw.gov.au or call on 02 97 83 8300</p><p> </p><p><strong>Closing date: </strong>Thursday 11th March 2021, 11:59 pm</p></div>
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