Employment Coordinator (50D) Corrective Services Salary: Level 5, $90,047 - $98,994 pa + Super (PSCA 2021) Position number: 015728 Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time Location: Boronia Pre-Release Centre Closing date: 2021-12-02 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: - JDF - Employment Coordinator .pdf You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading Adobe Reader. This is a fixed term, full time vacancy available for 18 months, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency, subject to business requirements. 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 Do you have a passion for working with Aboriginal people to increase their employability and employment options? Increasing employability options post-release can reduce the likelihood of re-offending; this will contribute to building safer communities. We are looking for the right person to join our team working with the residents at Boronia Pre-release Centre. The successful candidate will work on the Prison to Work pilot program, an exciting new joint venture between our Department and the National Indigenous Australians Agency. In this role, you will see your work contributions significantly impact the lives of the Women you support. The Employment Coordinator manages, develops and implements employment programs for Boronia and in the community. You will develop strategies and methods to expand employment opportunities for residents. The role will involve case management of individual residents and employers, formulating business cases for viable employment. You will be the pivotal link between information and advisory services to internal and external stakeholders. Eligibility to Apply The Department recognises Aboriginality as a genuine requirement for this position under 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. To apply, you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) descent, identify as ATSI and be recognised as such by the ATSI community. About you We are seeking a dedicated, motivated and innovative professional with the ability to work with our internal and external stakeholders in providing support and throughcare for our Women in custody. As the Employment Coordinator, you will be responsible for but not limited to the following: * Program Delivery * Case Management * Advisory Services & Information Services * Program Evaluation * Managing the Prison to Work pilot program Please see the JDF for further information. 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. Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. This will be introduced in a phased approach, more information can be found at: Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces. How to Apply Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application. We require you to submit: * A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae/Resume and Provide a response to the below questions in your application. * During the online application submission process, you will need to address two selection criteria questions relating to role specific responsibilities (see below). To be competitive, we suggest providing examples to strongly address the criteria. Please answer each question in 250 words or less: 1. How would you approach working with our residents at Boronia and successfully delivering employment services? 2. What would you develop to ensure that our residents are job-ready pre-release? * Please provide the contact details of two referees, your current or previous line manager/supervisor who can comment on your skills, abilities, depth of experience, and work performance. All remaining job related requirements will be assessed at a later stage throughout the recruitment process. Please ensure you review the attached Job Description for further information about the requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application. 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. Candidate Search If required, we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search. Equity and Diversity The Department of Justice is committed in building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of Aboriginal Australians, people with disability, youth, and other diversity groups. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. Aboriginal job seekers may contact the Aboriginal Workforce Development Team by email at [email protected] or by phone at (08) 9264 1700 for culturally appropriate application advice. Applicants with disability requiring adjustment or accessibility requirements at any stage of the selection process can contact the hiring manager as listed under the Further Information section or contact [email protected] or call (08) 9264 1700 to for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, if you would like to seek additional assistance with your application, please get in touch with Jobs and Skills WA on 13 64 64. Aboriginal job seekers are encouraged to register on the Departments Aboriginal Employment Register by clicking here. Pending suitability, applicants may be considered for other short-term employment opportunities within the Department from the registry. Subsequent Vacancies Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice for a period of six (6) months, in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioners Instructions No. 2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy. Further Information If you would like further information regarding the position, dont hesitate to contact Sharon Higgs, Superintendent Boronia Pre-Release Centre, on (08) 9212 3500 for a confidential discussion.