Classification & Placement Officer - Temporary up to 24 months - Clerk Grade...

  • Temporary Full Time up to 24 months, with the possibility of an extension
  • Location: St Heliers Correctional Centre
  • Clerk Grade 5/6, Salary ($85,488 $94,327), plus employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading


About us

Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW Justice sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.


About the role

Purpose of the role is to Coordinate and facilitate the Classification and Placement processes, policy and procedures to achieve the appropriate, efficient and effective placement of inmates state wide.


Duties will include

  • Coordinate and participate in the operations of the Classification and Placement process in a custodial environment.
  • Provide advice to internal and external stakeholders on the full scope of Inmate Classification and Placement Procedures.
  • Generate reports; identify inmates to be transferred, complete required checks and documentation.
  • Review and monitor records of inmate numbers & population mix.
  • Certain elements of the training will be conducted in Sydney, NSW and your attendance will be required.


Essential Requirements

  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply current legislation, policies and procedures in respect to the classification, reception, screening, induction and movements of inmates.
  • Understanding of contemporary corrections issues and priorities.
  • Current and valid driving licence and willingness to travel within NSW.


Applying for the role



When applying you will need to:

  • Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.


Closing date: 26 November 2019

A talent poolmay be created for future ongoing and temporary rolesand is valid for a period of up to 12 months.

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The Department encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.



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