Throughcare Transition Officer

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Throughcare Transition Officer


Job Description

Justice and Community Safety
ACT Corrective Services
Offender Reintegration
Throughcare

Throughcare Transition Officer

Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary Range: $82,506 - $87,331 (PN: 34221)

ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is seeking applications from highly motivated and conscientious people to join the Programs and Reintegration Unit as a Throughcare Transition Officer (ASO5).

The primary function of the Throughcare Initiative is to reduce the likelihood of reoffending through coordinating existing supports and services to assist ex-detainees integrate into the community as positive contributors. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting detainees, both pre-release and post-release, from the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) who are returning to the ACT Community for up to 12 months post release. 

In addition, you will be required to establish and support referrals to services surrounding: 

  • Community supervision requirements;
  • Basic needs;
  • Accommodation;
  • Health care / mental health;
  • Income support and employment;
  • Restoring connections with family, community and culture.
  • To be successful, you will demonstrate strong administrative capability, have the ability to think and act in a busy operational environment and possess excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills necessary to build rapport with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: 

  • Eligible persons may be required to undergo a Police Check. 
  • A current driver’s licence is essential.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 maybe required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804. 

Notes: This is a temporary position available up to 12 months, with the possibility of permanency.

How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit three items: 1) a one to three page written response addressing the professional/technical skills and knowledge, behavioural capabilities, having regard for the job requirements; 2) a current curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager); and 3) a copy of their driver’s licence. Please ensure you submit all three items. 

Contact Officer: Elisabetta Marin (02) 6205 2623 Elisabetta.Marin@act.gov.au 

For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au 

Applications Close: 02 December 2021

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