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Head of Admission & Induction

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Date: 02-Jan-2019

Location: Parklea, NSW, AU, 2768

Company: Broadspectrum

This is a key role for an ambitious and highly skilled operator to make a real difference


Features of the role

  • Being responsible for all newly arrived inmates at Parklea Correctional Centre
  • Ensure we do everything we can to safeguard them and prepare them for a journey to a crime free life
  • Work with a wide range of partners to provide ongoing support and care in custody
  • Be part of an exciting opportunity to drive culture change and embed operational excellence
  • Permanent role with attractive salary and benefits
  • 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. This breadth and diversity offers our people exposure to high profile projects, career support in learning and development, coupled with international opportunities to develop your career in a cohesive and team driven environment.


About the role

Reporting into the Deputy Governor, the purpose of the role is to ensure that each inmate is received and inducted into custody at the Centre in a safe and secure manner and is treated with decency and respect. You will work closely with the Senior Management Team and other partners so that inmates are provided with the right level of care, tailored to their needs and issues, which ultimately gives them a better chance of positive rehabilitation. As we continue to pursue opportunities and grow our presence in the justice and corrections sector, we are looking for people who can contribute to a high performing and dynamic business unit and are able to influence and deliver excellence in the field of corrections.


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  with an attractive remuneration package


Skills & Experience:

You must 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. You understand the risk factors on first entry into custody, and are able to make sure risk is minimised in the critical first few days. In addition, we will be looking for:


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Significant operational experience; preferably managing services to the justice and corrections sector
  • Demonstration of “constructive” leadership skills by bringing people on board and believing in your vision
  • Positive values that align with a belief that people can change and we can influence that
  • Demonstration of resilience in the face of adversity


Joining you on the journey is a team of passionate, experienced and highly skilled professionals.



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.


How to apply:

We are conducting a search for the right person over December and January and will commence our interviews in January. As part of our hiring process we will complete interviews, testing, and assessments, all of which can take several weeks. 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 this position. If you are interested then please apply by following the prompts.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.
Position Reference Number: 103237 



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