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Vocational Training Officer

Townsville Correctional Complex; Custodial Operations; Statewide Operations; Stuart

Design, co-ordinate, implement and evaluate vocational training programs and related activities to meet the needs of the offender population within the facility.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO5
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/565037/24
Closing date 30-May-2024
Job duration 6 months with possible extension
Contact person Raelene Wagg
Contact details Phone: 4430 5701
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In this role you will:

  • Provide training and skill development opportunities for offenders relevant to centre based vocational activities.
  • Provide opportunities for offenders to obtain employment related vocational education and training.
  • Coordinate and deliver vocational programs as required.
  • Monitor and coordinate the work of volunteers and part time personnel working within the vocational and training sector.
  • Administer training records including, storage, retrieval and archiving.
  • Report on the conduct of assessment and record assessment results accurately in accordance with procedures.
  • Liaise with the Adult Education Vocational Education and Training (AEVET) Branch for the implementation of relevant contracted and other VET training.
  • Support Centre-based vocational education and training providers.
  • Administer a quality control system for maintaining feedback with management, providers and participants.
  • Manage process for dispatching training related materials
  • Contribute to funding estimates for vocational education and training activities in the facility.
  • Provide program timetables and student attendance.
  • Schedule contracted VET delivery and record prisoner training outcomes on IOMS.
  • Contribute toward the operational plan by providing forward funding estimates for training
  • Ensure other employees, contractors and visitors are not exposed to risks to their health and safety arising out of your conduct.
  • Comply with all policies, procedures and instructions given for workplace health and safety at the workplace by the Agency and ensure your workplace area is safe and without risk to health
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of offender participation in vocational programs on the Integrated Offender Management System (IOMS).
  • Participate in team meetings and other planning activities.
  • Report on service delivery outcomes to key stakeholders including the AEVET Branch.
  • Assess offenders' vocational training needs.
  • Maintain records of course participation.
  • Attend sentence management review meetings where appropriate.
  • Provide current information on vocational education and training programs being offered.
  • Maintain a high level of professional knowledge and skill in the relevant field/s.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

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