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Correctional Officers - Port Phillip Prison

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Job Reference: 3151
Number of Positions: 40
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Truganina
G4S Region: Corporate
Country:Australia


G4S Business Unit:
Closing Date: December 31, 2017

Job Introduction:

A New Career Where You Truly Can Make a Difference. 

G4S operates Port Phillip Prison on behalf of the Department of Justice Victoria. The 1000+ bed maximum security men's prison is located at Truganina. The function of G4S is to manage the prison 24/7 and deliver a range of services, programs and activities in an environment that encourages positive behaviour and attitudes leading to self-directed rehabilitation.

 

Role Responsibility:

The role of a Correctional officer is varied and challenging. Just some of the duties include supervision, case management, participation in inductions and transfers, assisting with visitations, report writing all whilst continually upholding the safety and security of all persons within and the prison itself. 


The Ideal Candidate:

What we look for in our applicants; 

  • Life Experience - we look for applicants who show maturity in their attitudes and decisions and who have held a been in a position of great responsibility or leadership
  • Diversity - we recognize and value having a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all different backgrounds, industries, experience levels and qualifications
  • Communication Skills - the ability to build rapport and adapt to people from all different walks of life
  • Negotiation Skills - proven ability to resolve conflict and make good judgement
  • Discipline & commitment to ongoing health, well being and fitness
  • Resilience - an ability to succeed under pressure without compromise 

In return G4S Can Offer;

  • Fully paid, comprehensive training programs
  • Highly competitive salary packages and benefits
  • Unique career paths and opportunities for career progression across multiple sites
  • Shift work rosters which can truly offer a better work/life balance
  • The opportunity to contribute to the lives and rehabilitation of persons in our custody

G4S is an equal opportunity employer and encourages anyone who is interested in this position to apply. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to submit an application in working for G4S.

G4S (Australia & New Zealand) maintains a Quality Management System which is independently certified to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.


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