Trainee Correctional Officer - NT Correctional Services

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Location: NT Other

Ref No.: 13685

  • Generous salary and benefits
  • Employment diversity and security
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Beilby Recruitment is working on behalf of NT Correctional Services in the recruitment and selection of Trainee Correctional Officers.

Are you good with people? Do you value community safety?  Did you know you could get paid to make a significant contribution in the rehabilitation of offenders, and help to keep the beautiful region that we call home safe?  Have you ever considered a career in Corrections?

In this role you will have the opportunity to work independently and as part of a team to drive positive outcomes, challenge engrained thinking; and truly make a difference.  How many people can say that at the end of a working day?

The Opportunity
Your role will be interesting and challenging and work as part of a team responsible for the safe, secure and humane management of prisoners. Working as a Trainee Correctional Officer in the Northern Territory opens up a range of career opportunities, job diversity and security.

Opportunities available in:
-    Darwin
-    Alice Springs
-    Tennant Creek

As a Trainee Correctional Officer, key responsibilities include:
·    Supervising, monitoring and managing prisoners
·    Employing appropriate security measures to ensure the safe custody of prisoners, including monitoring property and equipment and conducting random searches for contraband
·    Advising prisoners of their rights and responsibilities while in custody
·    Ensuring prisoners maintain acceptable levels of hygiene and cleanliness by conducting regular cell inspections
·    Contributing to prisoner rehabilitation plans
·    Providing reports on prisoner rehabilitation, security, welfare and behaviour
·    Undertaking escorts (transport and supervision) of prisoners outside the correctional centre
·    Responding to emergencies (including prisoner conflict, injuries and medical crises)
·    Participating in ongoing training to maintain currency of core qualifications.

The Benefits
In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with a range of benefits including:
·    A salary of up to $74,504 inclusive of allowances, following training period
·    Excellent conditions of employment
·    Paid training with nationally accredited qualification (CSC30115 Certificate III Correctional Practice through the NT Correctional Services RTO 1074)
·    Up to 7 weeks annual leave each year (conditions apply)
·    Job diversity and security

What the Department of the Attorney General and Justice are looking for
To be considered for this opportunity you must;
·    Have completed Year 10 and can prove the capacity to complete a Certificate III in Correctional Practice;
·    Hold a full and current Northern Territory driving licence
·    Be competent  driving manual vehicles (you will be required to demonstrate this)
·    Be willing to obtain a current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid);
·    Possess an appropriate work visa or be an Australian / New Zealand resident
·    Be of good character, a strong communicator and organiser;
·    Demonstrate integrity, maturity and life experience.

How to Apply

Step One:
Please download the Correctional Officer Information Pack below for full position details as this will assist you with the preparation of your application.

Click the link below to download the Correctional Officer Information Pack

Step Two:
Complete the Application Form:

Click the link below to download the Application Form

Step Three:
Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to register your personal details quoting Job Reference No: 13685 and lodge your CV and completed Application Form (to be uploaded in the Cover Letter section).

Please ensure you have saved your documents in MS Word (.doc files only) and have allowed plenty of time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.  

When you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email acknowledging your application within 24 hours, please call Beilby Recruitment on 0434 059 732.
If you have any problems in lodging your application or any questions not included within the attached Applicant Information Pack, please contact Brittney Bakaj, Beilby Recruitment on 0434 059 732 or email

Closing Date: Sunday 24 June 2018 at 11:59pm
(Northern Territory Standard Time)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.