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Deputy General Manager

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre; Custodial Operations; Statewide Operations; Mareeba

Custodial Operations provides strategic oversight, governance and support for the effective delivery of 24/7 custodial services for public sector operated correctional facilities in Queensland. Custodial Operations is responsible for developing and monitoring performance standards for the delivery of probation and parole and custodial services throughout Queensland through key functional areas of operational practice and governance compliance and risk.

Job details

Position status Contract
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Executive
Classification SO
Workplace Location Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/564565/24
Closing date 28-May-2024
Job duration Contract for 3 years with possibility of extension
Contact person Madeleine Euston
Contact details Phone: 32347173
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To maintain high standards of management practices that ensures the safe and secure management of prisoners whilst providing opportunities for rehabilitation, through effective supervision and prisoner management.

In this role, you will:

-Maintain effective security and intelligence systems and practices within the centre through robust testing processes and contingency testing
-Ensure automated security systems and security equipment throughout the facility are maintained and fully operational
-Ensure appropriate systems are in place for persons and vehicles entering and leaving the facility
-Development and implementation of local procedures for the security of the centre
-Ensure the development, implementation and review of security plans
-Ensure duty of care and workplace health and safety obligations for staff, offenders and the public are met
-Ensure the centre maintains a coordinated approach to emergency situations and the maintenance of effective offender security procedures and controls
-Ensure compliance with legislation and Agency procedures for the management of the centre's security
-Ensure appropriate access to information and files by relevant staff and approved agencies
-Provide leadership to the management teams in the accommodation and offender development functions.
-Promote and support human resources and industrial relations processes and policies.
-Coach staff in the performance of their duties.
-Contribute to the preparation and implementation of the centre's workforce plan.
-Implement systems to ensure compliance with departmental procedures and processes.
-Ensure workloads and work practices of staff contribute to effectiveness of the accommodation and offender development functions.
-Ensure rostering practices are effective and compliant with relevant Awards and policies.
-Ensure that training and professional development opportunities are provided to staff.
-Appraise performance and provide feedback to management team.
-Ensure all staff are equipped with skills and resources to effectively undertake their duties.
-Maintain knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures relevant to managing staff.
-Maintain knowledge of contemporary management practices.
-Prepare and implement a business plan for the accommodation and offender development functions.
-Assist the General Manager develop the business plan for the centre.
-Assist the General Manager to devise and implement strategies to respond to budget trends and monitor financial statements.

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