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Community Corrections Officer

Community Workers
Contract Full Time
595 days ago

ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) is looking for highly motivated, values-driven professionals to join Community Operations as a Community Corrections Officer (CCO) Administrative Service Office Six (AS06).

A career as a CCO is unlike any other in the public service and is challenging and genuinely rewarding. In collaboration with offenders, you will be required to assess, develop, implement and monitor case management plans that aim to reduce the potential for reoffending. As a CCO you will be required to provide written and verbal reports to the Courts and releasing authorities in relation to offender management, risk assessment and intervention.

In addition, you will also be required to carry out home visit assessments and supervise and monitor offenders living in the community, as well as advise and direct offenders to appropriate community based offender management programs.

To be successful in this role, you will be able to work collaboratively, compose and edit complex written material and demonstrate a high level of analytical and organisational skills. A capacity to meet critical deadlines is essential. Whilst experience in working with offenders and relevant tertiary qualifications are highly desirable, as is case management experience, we are interested in hearing from people from a variety of backgrounds.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/other requirements:

Experience working with offenders and relevant tertiary qualifications are highly desirable.

  • A Certificate IV in Correctional Practice or the ability to achieve this qualification within 12 months of commencing employment is desirable.
  • Must complete designated ACT Corrective Services Community Operations suite of training programs within 12 months of commencing employment.
  • Applicants may be required to undertake psychological aptitude testing as part of the assessment process.
  • Background police checks will be conducted.
  • Driver’s licence is essential.
  • This position requires a pre-employment medical.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (

How to Apply: To apply, applicants are required to submit three items: (1) a one to three page written response addressing the professional/technical skills and knowledge, behavioural capabilities, having regard for the job requirements; (2) a current curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of two referees (one should be a current Supervisor/Manager); and (3) a copy of your current driver’s licence. Please ensure you submit all three items

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $91,315
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $99,990
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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