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Principal Advisor Education Services

Offender Rehabiliation and Management; Specialist Operations; Statewide Operations; Brisbane CBD

The Principal Adviser, Education Services ensures the effectiveness and efficiency of rehabilitation service delivery through state-wide coordination and monitoring of rehabilitation services including offender education, vocational training, literacy and numeracy, and other education and vocational education services to ensure Agency targets and funding obligations can be met, services delivered meet quality requirements and provide rehabilitation outcomes for priority groups.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/569687/24
Closing date 19-Jun-2024
Job duration
Contact person Tracy Taylor
Contact details Phone: 07 3565 7681
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  • Develop and implement processes for identifying offender education, literacy, numeracy, vocational training needs required by correctional centre in Queensland.
  • Undertake annual planning processes with centres, external funding bodies and education providers for education and vocational education service delivery.
  • Oversight monitoring of delivery of contracted and non-contracted literacy, numeracy, vocational training and other offender services in correctional centres.
  • Ensure provision of internal and external performance reports as required.
  • Resolve service delivery issues as required.
  • Work within human, financial and other resources to ensure delivery of quality training, programs and services.
  • Implement rehabilitation services which provide evidence-based solutions to offender needs, including priority groups such as women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and offenders with a disability.
  • Provide input regarding emerging trends in education, vocational training and offender services.
  • Provide advice to the Manager of Education Services regarding human, financial and physical resources to ensure that activities, systems and processes meet organisational needs.
  • Identify and develop strategies to effectively respond to any emerging risks to the effectiveness of Agency rehabilitation programs and services.
  • Identify relevant trends and issues in the delivery of education and offender services including identification and resolution to emerging risks.
  • Develop strategies to improve the quality and consistency of educational, vocational training and service delivery and other relevant professional practice issues.
  • Manage the preparation of strategic advice and ministerial and executive correspondence ensuring accuracy and timelines are met.
  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding of contemporary rehabilitation issues, trends and practices.
  • Provide accurate and timely monthly reports on education providers' delivery and centre participation targets.
  • Review correspondence and provide advice to the Manager of Education Services or other staff as needed.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with Statewide Operations, other section of the Agency and contracted service providers to ensure optimal service delivery outcomes.
  • Ensure effective, open, two-way communication with all external service providers delivering training in correctional centres.
  • Represent the Agency in negotiations with other government Agencies and key agencies as required to ensure the achievement of Government priorities and outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of work activities and practice issues impacting the Directorate, the Agency and operational units.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/569687/24

Closing Date: Wednesday, 19th June 2024

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