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Corrections Officer, Spring Hill Corrections Facility

Advertiser: Department of CorrectionsMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Nov 2019
Location
Waikato, Rest of Waikato
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Police & Corrections

Corrections Officer, Spring Hill Corrections Facility

Closing date: 12 December 2019

Planning for future vacancies and start dates!

January start date and ongoing in a sought after location.

Change Lives, Shape Futures- embark on a challenging and rewarding career

We are seeking candidates who:

•             Are passionate about helping others

•             Who want to work in a people related role

•             Are good role models within their community

•             Understand and demonstrate the Kaupapa values of the Department- Whanau, Kaitiaki, Rangatira, Manaaki and Wairua

•             Possess skills and experience relevant to working in a varied and challenging environment

•             Demonstrate strong integrity and safety awareness

The role of a Corrections Officer is about influencing offenders to make the right choices, take the right action at the right time and support their pathway towards an offence-free lifestyle. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of attributes and life experiences with them. In this job your contribution counts and you can have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety. It’s more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.

To be eligible you need:

 

•             A current full New Zealand driver licence

•             The legal right to work in New Zealand for a minimum 24 Months

•             The ability to pass a full drug test and medical assessment

•             Approval of any declared convictions or conflicts of interest in accordance with the Corrections delegations policy

We are looking for a diverse range of candidates, from different cultures with varied backgrounds and experience.  Our standards are high so should you apply to join us you will undergo a comprehensive selection process that will assess you against our core requirements. You’ll then complete a residential eleven week initial training course. In return you’ll get opportunities for professional development, promotion and the ability to gain a qualification in offender management.

If successful through the shortlisting process you will be invited to an Assessment Centre in Hamilton.

Starting salary of $51,490 increasing to $54,001 after initial training.  All candidates are required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-employment medical, physical and drug testing .

Note: The Criminal History Check is Exempt from The Clean Slate Act. In other words, the Clean Slate Act does not apply to this position. Please declare any offences (even outside 7 years) in your application.

At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you’ll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community. www.corrections.govt.nz/careers

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

Contact Email Address: careers@corrections.govt.nz
Contact Phone Number: 0800 437 668

Closing date: 12 December 2019

Planning for future vacancies and start dates!

January start date and ongoing in a sought after location.

Change Lives, Shape Futures- embark on a challenging and rewarding career

We are seeking candidates who:

•             Are passionate about helping others

•             Who want to work in a people related role

•             Are good role models within their community

•             Understand and demonstrate the Kaupapa values of the Department- Whanau, Kaitiaki, Rangatira, Manaaki and Wairua

•             Possess skills and experience relevant to working in a varied and challenging environment

•             Demonstrate strong integrity and safety awareness

The role of a Corrections Officer is about influencing offenders to make the right choices, take the right action at the right time and support their pathway towards an offence-free lifestyle. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of attributes and life experiences with them. In this job your contribution counts and you can have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety. It’s more challenging, more interesting and more rewarding than you can imagine.

To be eligible you need:

 

•             A current full New Zealand driver licence

•             The legal right to work in New Zealand for a minimum 24 Months

•             The ability to pass a full drug test and medical assessment

•             Approval of any declared convictions or conflicts of interest in accordance with the Corrections delegations policy

We are looking for a diverse range of candidates, from different cultures with varied backgrounds and experience.  Our standards are high so should you apply to join us you will undergo a comprehensive selection process that will assess you against our core requirements. You’ll then complete a residential eleven week initial training course. In return you’ll get opportunities for professional development, promotion and the ability to gain a qualification in offender management.

If successful through the shortlisting process you will be invited to an Assessment Centre in Hamilton.

Starting salary of $51,490 increasing to $54,001 after initial training.  All candidates are required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-employment medical, physical and drug testing .

Note: The Criminal History Check is Exempt from The Clean Slate Act. In other words, the Clean Slate Act does not apply to this position. Please declare any offences (even outside 7 years) in your application.

At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you’ll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community. www.corrections.govt.nz/careers

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

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