Secretary, Serious Offenders Review Council - Clerk Grade 7/8 - Ongoing -...

Department of Communities and Justice

Corrective Services NSW

  • SORC Secretary (Serious Offender Review Council)
  • Clerk Grade 7/8
  • High level administrative role
  • Ongoing Full Time role
  • Inmate Classification & Placement Unit
  • Location: Silverwater
  • Salary range $97,152 - $107,514

About us

The Serious Offenders Review Council (SORC) is an independent statutory authority whose principal responsibility is to make recommendations and provide advice to the Commissioner Corrective Services NSW with respect to those inmates deemed serious offenders and high security inmates. Staff in the SORC Secretariat are employees of Corrective Services NSW.

Corrective Services NSW delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function in the NSW Justice sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community.

About you

This role will see you working in a high volume, time critical and at times challenging work environment which requires excellent time management and problem solving skills. You will have strong interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to analyse and prepare complex documents and reports. Ideally you will also possess a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system and the case management of offenders.

Primary Purpose of the role: This role provides high level administrative and secretariat support to the SORC in the management of serious offenders and high security inmates. The role provides expert advice and prepares complex reports/correspondence to SORC members, CSNSW management and staff, State Parole Authority, offenders, legal representatives and other relevant stakeholders.

Essential requirements

  • NSW Drivers Licence and ability/willingness to drive and travel within NSW

How to apply:

When applying you will need to:

1. Answer the two pre-screening questions below we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in this focus capability.

  • What feedback mechanisms, aside from performance management, have you used to make sure your work, or the work of your staff, is on target Describe them in detail.
  • Describe a situation in which you had a challenge adapting to a new duty, responsibility, person or process. How did you adapt

2. Updated resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills, capabilities, experience and qualifications relevant to this role

3. Ensure your profile is updated with current referees. You are required to provide e-mail addresses for two nominated referees, one of which must be a current or recent supervisor within the last 12 months

Job Notes:Assignment to this role is subject to Criminal Records Check, Assessments & Medicals.

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

Closing date: 06 December 2019

A talent poolmay be created for future ongoing and temporary rolesand is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

The Department of 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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