- The opportunity of a lifetime, is now on your doorstep
- Be part of Australia’s largest corrections centre
- Ensure excellence in operational delivery
You are an inspirational leader who is passionate about ensuring the best in industry standards in correctional environments are delivered. You possess sound knowledge of modern correctional practices, and have the ability to analyse issues and complex problems which impact the business. Your solutions focused approach ensures you’re able to identify and implement appropriate corrective action. Passionate about positive engagement, you improve rehabilitative outcomes and reduce reoffending. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do.
About the Role
Reporting to the General Manager, you will drive the day to day management and leadership of the female facilities at the Clarence Correctional Centre which is a brand new 1,700 bed facility housing both male and female inmates. Alongside the Senior Management team, you will work cohesively as we prepare to commence operations mid-2020. You will be accountable for the implementation of procedures that will safely and humanely, house all inmates with the minimum of constraints to ensure public safety and the orderly running of the establishment. Once operational you will ensure that the facility remains a safe and secure environment that is aligned with the contract.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Criminology, Psychology, Management, Public Administration or extensive industry experience in an equivalent role.
- Proven leadership experience within prisons, detention centres, or similar institutional environment involving complex human behaviour.
- Previous experience within a female corrections environment (highly advantageous).
- An understanding of the needs leading people from different ethnic, cultural and lifestyle backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
- Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams across the female facilities in a complex institutional environment executing the highest standards and practices supporting service delivery and the safety of employees, visitors and inmates.
- A high level of consultation, communication and negotiation skills.
This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment as an essential selection component for this role.
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day.
We have been operating correctional services in Australia for almost 15 years. As a prison operator, safety and security is always our first priority and the new Clarence Correctional Centre is no exception. Due to open mid-2020, this 1,700-bed state-of-the-art facility will be the largest correctional centre in Australia. To learn more please visit www.serco.com/clarence.
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.
We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.