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Casual Youth Officer – St Marys & Campbelltown (Metro)

Advertiser: Juvenile Justice NSW4 out of 54.0 overall rating (7 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2019
Location
Sydney
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - State

Casual Youth Officer – St Marys & Campbelltown (Metro)

Casual Youth Officers – Sydney Metro 


• Paid training and development
• On-call 24/7 rotating roster
• Help young people reintegrate back into society
• If you are successful, this intake will be for 2020. 


An exciting opportunity exists for casual Youth Officers to join our two Sydney metro centres, where you will work with young people to reduce their reoffending, rehabilitate and return them to society.
 
Located in St Marys and opened in 1980, Cobham accommodates up to 105 males aged 15 years and over, predominately from the Sydney metropolitan area.
 
Since its opening in 1973, Reiby (near Campbelltown) accommodates up to 55 young people including females of all ages and males under the age of 15 years who are on control orders, on remand, or within the pre-release unit.


About the role 


• Supervise young people in custody and ensure all their needs are met on a daily basis.
• Respond to challenging situations. 
• Maintain a safe and secure environment for the young people and staff. 
• Proactively avert risk and solve problems.
• Act as a role model for young people.
• Work in accordance with relevant department legislation, policies and procedures.


Requirements of the role:


• An Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a visa that allows you work in Australia with unlimited working rights.
• Possession or willingness to obtain the Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003).
• Possession of a minimum Provisional 2 NSW Driver's licence.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• NSW Working With Children Check Clearance.
• Availability to complete an initial 3 weeks of full-time training to prepare you for entry-level duties
• National Background Police Check.
• Medical and Fitness Assessment.


How to apply:


• Ensure that you have read through the Role Description, click here to view.
• Ensure you have an up-to-date resume (no more than 3 pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position.  
• Ensure you have a brief cover letter (no more than 1 page) introducing yourself and explaining your interest in the role.
• Ensure you answer all the pre-screening questions


Find out what it’s really like to work for Youth Justice, check out Liam’s story here:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFZBb79rZkM


You will be required to attend an Assessment Centre in person for this role which will be held in Parramatta during the week of 12 November 2019 - 15 November 2019.


A talent pool may be created for casual and ongoing roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.


Closing Date for this recruitment will be 27 October 2019 11:59 PM 

 

The Department of Communities and 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, LGBTQI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 


Casual Youth Officers – Sydney Metro 


• Paid training and development
• On-call 24/7 rotating roster
• Help young people reintegrate back into society
• If you are successful, this intake will be for 2020. 


An exciting opportunity exists for casual Youth Officers to join our two Sydney metro centres, where you will work with young people to reduce their reoffending, rehabilitate and return them to society.
 
Located in St Marys and opened in 1980, Cobham accommodates up to 105 males aged 15 years and over, predominately from the Sydney metropolitan area.
 
Since its opening in 1973, Reiby (near Campbelltown) accommodates up to 55 young people including females of all ages and males under the age of 15 years who are on control orders, on remand, or within the pre-release unit.


About the role 


• Supervise young people in custody and ensure all their needs are met on a daily basis.
• Respond to challenging situations. 
• Maintain a safe and secure environment for the young people and staff. 
• Proactively avert risk and solve problems.
• Act as a role model for young people.
• Work in accordance with relevant department legislation, policies and procedures.


Requirements of the role:


• An Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a visa that allows you work in Australia with unlimited working rights.
• Possession or willingness to obtain the Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003).
• Possession of a minimum Provisional 2 NSW Driver's licence.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• NSW Working With Children Check Clearance.
• Availability to complete an initial 3 weeks of full-time training to prepare you for entry-level duties
• National Background Police Check.
• Medical and Fitness Assessment.


How to apply:


• Ensure that you have read through the Role Description, click here to view.
• Ensure you have an up-to-date resume (no more than 3 pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position.  
• Ensure you have a brief cover letter (no more than 1 page) introducing yourself and explaining your interest in the role.
• Ensure you answer all the pre-screening questions


Find out what it’s really like to work for Youth Justice, check out Liam’s story here:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFZBb79rZkM


You will be required to attend an Assessment Centre in person for this role which will be held in Parramatta during the week of 12 November 2019 - 15 November 2019.


A talent pool may be created for casual and ongoing roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.


Closing Date for this recruitment will be 27 October 2019 11:59 PM 

 

The Department of Communities and 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, LGBTQI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 


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