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Practice Leader

Community Operations Directorate; Community Corrections; Community Corrections & Specialist Operations; Chermside

The Practice Leader will motivate and support staff to implement evidence-based best practice and to align with the End-to-End Offender Management Framework. Practice Leaders will work alongside management teams to strengthen practice and build capacity in the workforce through coaching, mentoring, role modelling, practice supervision, reflective practice and encouraging commitment to continuous learning by leading and delivering development opportunities.

Practice leadership promotes intellectual engagement and self-awareness, encourages collaboration and inclusion in a supportive and productive learning environment, with a focus on outcomes for clients and aligning to the strategic direction of the Agency.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Community Care
Classification AO6
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,North West Qld,Cairns region,Flexible,Logan - Beaudesert,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,Far North Qld,Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Gold Coast,Sunshine Coast,Ipswich region,Central West Qld,South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/569648/24
Closing date 19-Jun-2024
Job duration 6 months with possible extension
Contact person Megan Delmar
Contact details Phone: 07 3565 7334
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The essential requirements for this role are:

- Experience in leading and influencing practice through knowledge and experience in evidence-based case management, including the interpretation and application of legislation, policy, practice guidelines and directives.
- Experience in leading and supporting staff, identifying opportunities for continuous learning and knowledge of front-line human resource management processes.
- Possess effective facilitation skills to effectively deliver training to staff and engage in practice support activities such as reflective practice.
- Excellent communications skills with demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, concise, articulate manner and provide advice, support, coaching, motivation, mentoring and performance feedback to staff including the ability to approach difficult issues, with a strong sense of the key issues, perseverance, support for good practice and optimal service delivery.
- Strong commitment to learning and self-development and to accept challenging new opportunities.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues relevant to the over-representation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the criminal justice system.

Qualifications, professional registration, conditions and other requirements:

- Nil mandatory qualifications.
- This role is a regional position based at a nominated location within the region, however due to operational requirements, will travel and work across the region in differing locations as required.
- The incumbent may be required to travel on official business and the possession of a C class licence is required and will be mandatory in specific locations where it is identified as essential by the hiring panel.

This recruitment will be used to determine a suitability pool to backfill short and long term temporary vacancies across the State. Successful applicants will be afforded the opportunity to complete the Practice Leader Unique Role Training (URT) to enhance their capability and readiness for the role.

The locations for these positions will include Brisbane, Central, Far Northern, Northern, North Coast, Southern, South Coast Regions, HROMU, LVCC and Sentence and Case Management Services.

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