Violence & Contraband Reduction Manager (Parklea, NSW, AU, 2768)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Parklea NSW, Australia
  • 14/01/2019
Full Time - Flexible Management

Job Description

  • Lead the PCC violence reduction and intelligence function
  • Permanent role
  • Outstanding ongoing career prospects


About Us:


Thanks to a newly awarded contract by the Department of Corrective Services, MTC-Broadspectrum Joint Venture is an exciting new enterprise, delivering correctional services to the Parklea Correctional Centre in Western Sydney. As part of the Broadspectrum family, we one of the most diverse and inclusive employers: promoting flexible work options; a healthy work-life balance; and sponsoring a number of diversity and inclusion programs within our business.


About the role:


The Violence & Contraband Reduction Manager leads the PCC violence reduction and intelligence function, a critical component of the safety and security model in that it assists MTC-Broadspectrum to ensure the integrity of PCC, limit adverse incidents to the minimum practicable, and maintain an environment where the most vulnerable feel safe. Other responsibilities include:


  • Uphold MTC-Broadspectrum’s Violence Reduction Strategy to ensure all inmate misconduct is dealt with fairly, promptly and consistently
  • Ensure the intelligence function is integrated heavily into day-to-day operations
  • Liaise closely with the State’s intelligence resources to ensure continuity of intelligence related to inmates arriving at and leaving PCC
  • Engage with the wider Intelligence community, State’s Intelligence section, State Authorities and local Community Groups


What’s in it for you?


  • An excellent opportunity to ‘give back’ to our community in a rewarding way and change peoples’ lives
  • Support, lead, mentor and develop people in their careers
  • Be a member of a highly motivated, diverse team with a focus on excellence
  • Ongoing career development and learning opportunities
  • Long term stable employment




Our people chose to align themselves with us because of the breadth of services we offer and therefore the diverse career opportunities that our people can access. We promote a collaborative culture which is underpinned by constructive behaviours.


Skills & Experience:


You will ideally be skilled in delivering positive outcomes and results in a complex correctional environment. You will be an excellent people person with strong interpersonal skills, personal values that show a recognition that people can change and an ability to embrace diversity and to have a relentless focus on delivery and doing the right thing. In addition, we will be looking for:


  • Must hold the Certificate III in Correctional Services and enrol in the Certificate IV in Correctional Services prior to commencement, and must complete the Certificate IV course within the first 12 months of service in the role
  • Demonstrate the capacity to mentor, motivate and manage the work of others and to model exemplary behaviour to team members and inmates
  • Demonstrated previous experience of working at a similar senior level in a correctional environment is necessary
  • Must obtain and maintain a First Aid accreditation HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • Positive values that align with a belief that people can change and we can influence that
  • Demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity


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