Justice

Justice and Corrective services’ goal is to achieve community safety and reduce the risk of perpetrators re-offending.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Current Working with Children and Police checks might be required depending on the specific employer.
  • Core skills in the discipline of psychology.

Specific Job Titles

Parole and Probation Officer
In this role you will supervise offenders who have been placed on community-based orders by the courts, as well as offenders released on parole from prison. Some of your time will be spent in court and visiting prisons to interview and assess offenders. You will work towards breaking the cycle of re-offending and promoting behavioural change in offenders. Experience working with a forensic client base is not essential but a definite advantage.
Custodial Corrections Officer
In this role you will not only supervise prisoners, but you will also contribute to their rehabilitation by providing leadership, advice, support and guidance.
(Note: Often there is no formal qualification necessary however a bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g., Criminology or Psychology) may be desirable. Completion of the Custodial Officer Entry Program is required).
Intelligence Officer (ASIO)
In this role you will identify and investigate patterns and anomalies, solve complex problems and produce high quality advice for the Australian government. You will undertake research, make assessments and develop in-depth knowledge of specific issues.
Note: you will also need to be an Australian citizen, be assessed as suitable to hold and maintain a Positive Vetting security clearance, hold at least a provisional C class driver’s licence and be prepared to relocate to Canberra for the training period (thereafter in any Australian capital city, including Canberra, for the duration of your career).
Youth Justice Officer
In this role you will work with young people aged between 10 and 17 years with challenging behaviours who have come into contact with the criminal justice system to motivate and support them to turn their life around and help them reintegrate in the community.
Domestic and Family Violence Court Support Worker
In this role you will provide information, support and assistance to applicants of Domestic Violence Orders, including supporting them to file an application for an Order and in any related Court process. Knowledge of community development, project work and crisis support services an advantage.