NSW Government Department of Communities and Justice

Community Service Administration Assistant

Corrective Services NSW

Armidale Community Corrections Office

Employment Type: Ongoing

Salary: Clerk Grade ¾ starting at $75,992pa + Superannuation + Annual Leave Loading

At Community Corrections, we aim to reduce the impact of crime on the community by effectively case managing offenders to achieve resettlement and successful order completion. We’re excited to welcome a highly motivated Administration Assistant to facilitate and provide administrative support of the Community Service Order operations within our Armidale office.

Join us Now. Become a Community Service Administration Assistant to support the community!

Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note that the successful candidate and talent pool will only be for this specific location: Armidale.

Your role

Administration Assistant provides quality administrative services including, but not limited to, the ability to conduct induction interviews/work placement assessments and inspections and allocate clients to appropriate agencies through written instructions.

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What you’ll do

This role requires successful applicants to be successful in completing the community service training and hold a current driver’s licence and the willingness to drive within NSW. There are extensive training opportunities and promotional opportunities on progression. If you enjoy administrative work, supporting team members and liaising across multiple stakeholders then this work will interest you!

What we’re looking for

  • Sound knowledge of, and/or the ability to learn the philosophy and objectives of the Community Service Order scheme and relevant acts and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety issues, and the ability to undertake inspections to establish suitability of the agency for Community Service Work will also be required.
  • Ability to work in a positive way with a variety of people, including those on Court orders to complete Community Service, a variety of community agency staff, community volunteers, and internal stakeholders from management to Community Correction’s officers is a key characteristic of the role.

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We focus on hiring people who share our commitment and goals of inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, courage and integrity. If you meet the essential requirements and the role resonates with you, please apply – you do not need to meet every desired requirement for us to want to talk to you.

What We Offer

We offer a variety of benefits, including:

  • A challenging and rewarding career
  • Flexible, autonomous work environment
  • Competitive pay and conditions
  • Training and development opportunities to build and maintain capabilities
  • Health & Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programs.

Want more information? Visit our website to see more information on Working for us.

We do work that really matters

Working for the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) provides lots of opportunities to make a real difference. We collaborate with other agencies and community partners, to improve lives and realise the potential of children, adults, families and communities. We’re focused on breaking, rather than managing, disadvantage. It’s work that really matters.

Apply now and join Australia’s top public sector employer where we will support you and provide an exciting and flexible working environment!

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Are you ready to join us?

To strengthen your application we recommend you review Your Recruitment Journey and specifically the Capability Application Tool to give you examples of interview questions and to understand how we recruit and measure your capability for the role.

Applications close
SUNDAY 04 February 2024 at 11:59pm AEST.

Got a question?

For more information about the role or what it’s like to work for DCJ, please contact the hiring manager Sharyn Porter on 6771 8400 or at Sharyn.porter@dcj.nsw.gov.au

If you’ve got a question about applying or would benefit from an adjustment in the recruitment process to help you perform at your best, please call Nastassja Le Claire on 0460 961 902 or via nastassja.leclaire@dcj.nsw.gov.au

Visit Recruitment adjustments on the DCJ website to learn more.

Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit

We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.

To find out what DCJ are doing to build an inclusive and diverse workforce, visit Inclusion and diversity on the DCJ website.

Other Information

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

For more information visit Your recruitment journey on the DCJ website.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

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