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Correctional Counsellor

Capricornia Correctional Centre; Custodial Operations; Statewide Operations; Rockhampton

We are looking for a Correctional Counsellor to join us at Capricornia Correctional Centre to provide counselling and approved programs to prisoners.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Allied Health/Clinical Support
Classification PO2
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/361372/21
Closing date 25-Jan-2021
Job duration
Contact person Leanne Smith
Contact details Ph: (07) 4912 6290
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Queensland Corrective Services  (QCS) is looking for a Correctional Counsellor to become part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality services within an adult correctional centre. As a Correctional Counsellor with  (QCS) you will encounter a diverse and complex adult population, including a range of demographics, and variations in risk and need.

Mandatory Qualifications

Possession of a Degree in a field relevant to the position (eg Social Work or the Behavioural Sciences).

What will you do?

• Assist with assessment of risk, case management, sentence management, community re-integration and parole processes

• Assess at--risk offenders and assist offenders with welfare needs and community re-integration

• Contribute to and participate in the professional development activities

We are looking for someone to join the team that has….

• Experience and understanding of case management in a human services or related field

• The ability to  interpret  and apply legislation, policies and procedures

• Communication skills  including report writing skills

• Conflict resolution, risk management and problem solving skills

• Cultural competence

• Computer and keyboard skills

We encourage you to review the full details of the role outlined in the Role Description.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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