Care & Custody Officer - Broome (Broome, WA, AU, 6000)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Apr 06, 2018

Job Description

Broadspectrum is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the justice, logistics, welfare, resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the opportunities and support you need to build a successful career.  

Due to our contract with the Department of Corrective Services, we currently have full time opportunities to join our team in Broome.  We are looking for candidates and training for these roles will start on 30th April 2018. 

  • Are you flexible, confident and have the skills and ability to deal with people from differing diverse range of backgrounds?
  • Can you communicate effectively and manage conflict or challenging situations in a calm and assured manner?
  • Are you non-judgemental and committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect?

If the answer to these questions is yes – then we are looking for you to join our team of Care & Custody Officers.

In this role you will be responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for the admission and the security of Persons in Custody who are scheduled to attend court, and the subsequent transfer or release of those persons once the court hearing has concluded.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing for the safety and security of Persons in Custody, staff, employees of the court and the general public in all court areas
  • Transport candidates in vehicles and planes as required
  • Operate metal detectors and x-ray screening machines to detect concealed weapons and hazardous objects
  • Inspect identification badges to control employee bypass entrances and prevent unauthorized access to restricted areas
  • Perform walking and mobile patrols of a designated area
  • Discharge a duty of care whilst ensuring the safe and secure collection and delivery of Persons in Custody as instructed

We recognise that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being one of the best employers to work for. As result we seek to employ people who will succeed in this role and you will have:

  • exceptional inter-personal skills
  • a non-judgmental, empathetic approach to Persons in Custody
  • high safety and security focus
  • maintain a reasonable level of fitness to undertake the job
  • have or be able to obtain Certificate III in Corrective Services
  • Senior First Aid or equivalent (desirable)
  • Manual Driving Licence (F Extension category highly desirable for operating vehicles carrying passengers)
  • Available to travel (road and air)  

Overall your ability to remain calm in high pressure situations, demonstrate restraint and a positive mindset are the key skills we require.  Broadspectrum will provide you with all the professional training required to fully undertake this role should you wish to pursue this exciting opportunity.

You must have Australian Work Rights and have the ability to obtain and maintain a National Police Check and be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug & alcohol test in order to be eligible for these positions.

If you enjoy a challenge and would like to be part of our dynamic, growing and exciting company, apply now.

Broadspectrum is an equal opportunity employer and we strive to recruit and appoint the best available person regardless of sex, age, religion, race, marital status, nationality, sexual orientation or disability.

Broadspectrum is an equal opportunity employer and we strive to recruit and appoint the best available person regardless of sex, age, religion, race, marital status, nationality, sexual orientation or disability.