Share this Job
Apply now »

Reintegration Officer

Job Req ID:  117921
Posting Start Date:  25-Mar-2021
Location: 

Lavadia, New South Wales, AU, 2462

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 
  • Your new career starts here
  • Long term career opportunities
  • Live by the beach or the hinterland

 

About You

You will have proven experience ideally working across complex mental health or behavioural issues. You have a proven ability to work effectively and proactively in a team environment and enjoy working collaboratively with others to achieve the goals and objectives of the Centre. You understand the importance of creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive environment including respecting the diversity of inmates, staff and other stakeholders. You are motivated and ready to take the opportunity.  You will be working and creating a culture of openness, trust and transparency coupled with your focus on living and instilling our values, while promoting equality and removing barriers to diversity will ensure you succeed in this role.  You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for the on-going rehabilitation working towards making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care.

 

About the Role

The key purpose of role is to assess post release needs of Inmates and identify referral pathways for housing, employment, education, training and community social support services including family and significant others. Reintegration officers will also deliver pre-release programs and service that supports inmates successful reintegration and to challenge offending behaviours, whilst promoting and supporting positive behaviour change. 

 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Criminology, Social Work, Social Sciences or relevant industry experience 
  • Certificate IV in Correctional Practice-Case Management (or completed within the first 12 months of employment) 
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team in the provision of reintegration services and programs 
  • Experience working within a correctional, welfare or institutional setting (desirable) 
  • Experience in group facilitation, ideally dealing with complex mental health or behavioural issues 
  • Experience in the preparation of accurate reports and submissions 
  • Ability to prepare high quality repots in designated timeframes 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written forms 
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain the strictest of confidentiality 
  • Ability to Problem Solve and facilitate the problem-solving strategies with others 

 

About Us

We have been operating correctional services in Australia for almost 15 years. As a prison operator, safety and security is always our first priority and the new Clarence Correctional Centre is no exception.  Newly opened in mid-2020, this 1,700-bed state-of-the-art facility is the largest correctional centre in Australia. 

 

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day.  To learn more please visit www.graftonserco.com.au

 

About NSW Mid-North Coast

Located on the beautiful NSW Mid-North Coast approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane our region offers rainforests, epic headlands, sand dunes and some of the best Australian beaches with a variety of multi-cultural cafes, restaurants and friendly community towns. Our region has something to offer everyone from trail walks in National Parks, ocean adventures, sporting, relaxation and a vibrant culture. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, you can select the ideal community location for your next career move with your family. Our closest communities are Grafton set on the Clarence River or if you are looking for that beach lifestyle consider Yamba, Woolgoolga, or Coffs Harbour with additional smaller beach communities along the way that all offer something unique.

 

Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now

 

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do.  We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (Networks) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

NOTE: Google Chrome is the preferred browser to access Serco careers website

Apply now »