Department for Correctional Services
Job reference: 400118
Location: 5700 - PORT AUGUSTA
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
About the Department for Correctional Services The Department employs approximately 2,000 staff and has responsibility for nine prisons and sixteen Community Correctional offices across the state. Our vision is for a safer community by protecting the public and reducing re-offending. We work towards this through the contribution of staff who are employed in a wide variety of fields, from correctional officers and teachers, to social workers, psychologists and supervisors of court orders. Their commitment ensures we deliver quality services to prisoners, offenders and victims of crime. We strongly promote diversity and equity in our workforce, which directly contributes to greater effectiveness and better outcomes. In a supportive and collaborative environment, you will encounter interesting professional challenges and you will work alongside dedicated and passionate people who help to turn around the lives of offenders and rebuild lives affected by crime.
The Team Supervisor is responsible for managing workloads, quality assurance and continuous improvement processes and for ensuring the provision of a high quality case management service to offenders which complies with Enhanced Community Corrections Service Standards. The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership and workplace supervision to all staff within a Community Correctional Centre and promoting training, performance development and service excellence. The Team Supervisor will provide high quality services to stakeholders and promote Community Corrections positively and professionally to all staff. The Team Supervisor will contribute to operational planning and ensure that all services are integrated with other key areas across Community Corrections.
Section 47 of the Public Sector Act 2009 applies in conjunction with other provisions of the act and other applicable industrial entitlements.
The incumbent is required to satisfactorily complete a National Criminal History Check.
A current South Australian Driver’s Licence is essential.
A flexible approach to working hours is required.
The incumbent will be required to work between the hours of 8.45 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.
It is expected that some out of hours work may be necessary for which time-off in lieu is available.
Some interstate and intrastate travel will be required which may necessitate overnight absences.
Requirements Essential: ASO: Nil AHP: Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
PO: Appropriate tertiary degree level qualifications in community services, sociology, criminology, justice, correctional practice, social sciences, human services, health or related field.
Desirable: Post graduate qualifications in a related field.
ASO6 ($92,784 - $98,143pa)
AHP3 ($98,157 - $105,285pa)
PO3 ($95,429 - $100,887pa)
Ms Sue Dighton
08 8648 5350
All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.
Your written application should include additional information that specifically addresses the selection criteria as outlined in the Advice to Applicants.
Refer to the Advice to Applicants for information on how to apply.
Applicants are required to complete the Employment Declaration if not currently employed by the Department for Correctional Services.
This is a temporary vacancy for up to 12 months. Successful applicant will be appointed at either the ASO6, AHP3 or PO3 classification, depending on the qualification and experience held.
Applications close: 20/10/2020 11:00 PM