Casual Transitional Centre Worker


Casual Transitional Centre Worker, Parramatta Transitional Centre and Bolwara Transitional Centre (Emu Plains). Community Corrections, Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW)


Casual Transitional Centre positions are available at Parramatta Transitional Centre, located in North Parramatta and Bolwara Transitional Centre located at Emu Plains. On-site parking is available at both sites


If you are a team player and are passionate about people then apply now to be considered for current casual shifts and future opportunities from the Talent Pool!


  • Casual roles
  • Attractive hourly rate of $40.98
  • Contribute towards making a difference

About us:


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.


About the role


Provide support and assistance to female residents of the Transitional Centre through a responsive, tailored and flexible support approach to facilitate community reintegration. The program aims to address the individual and complex transitional needs of residents through the delivery of high quality individual case management including the provision of clear and accessible channels of communication, counselling, negotiation and assessment services on a range of family, social and legal issues to contribute to the transition of offenders from correctional to post-release living. Your case management experience and commitment to working with residents who present with complex needs are integral to the success of the transitional centre program.


Essential Requirements


  • An applicant's gender is an occupational requirement under Section 31(2) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 - (female)
  • Successful applicants will be required to work across a 24-hour, 7 day per week shift roster, appropriate shift penalties apply
  • Successful completion of the Security Awareness and Management of Female offenders training course, as well as other business requirements to gain Certificate IV in Correctional Practise.
  • Possession of or willingness to obtain a First Aid Certificate prior to commencement of employment
  • Possession of or willingness to obtain a Working With Children Check prior to commencement of employment
  • Current NSW driver’s license and preparedness to drive a vehicle in the course of performing the role
  • Experience in case management is highly desirable.

How to apply:


  • Attach a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description (maximum 2 pages).
  • Attach an up-to-date resume (maximum 3 pages) detailing your skills and experience.

Closing date: Monday 30th November 2020, 11:59 pm


Talent Pool


If your application is successful, you will be placed on a talent pool for a period of 18 months. If a vacancy arises in your preferred location during this time, you may be contacted and asked to attend the location to meet the manager. This is to ensure you are a good job fit for the particular role on offer and that we are a good job fit for you. From there a final decision will be made regarding whether to activate the talent pool. Offers are based on location preference, capabilities, knowledge and experience.


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.


The Department of 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.


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.


For application enquiries or technical issues, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via:


Email: Recruitment_Casual@justice.nsw.gov.au or

Phone: 1800 810 316 (option 2)


For specific information about the role please contact: Joanne Moore, Manager – Parramatta Transitional Centre


Email: joanne.moore@justice.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 02 8832 4000