Bail Support Officer - Auckland
Department of Corrections
Auckland , NZ
2d ago

About the Job

  • 2 x 12 Month Fixed Term Contracts / Secondment
  • A new and exciting opportunity to make a positive difference
  • Auckland location
  • This is a unique opportunity to be involved in something new. The High Impact Innovation Programme is a Justice Sector initiative with several projects that are improving public safety and getting better outcomes across the justice sector.

    The Bail Support Services has been established to ensure courts are given the best information about safe and timely bail proposals.

    If granted, Bail Support Services provides the support necessary for defendants to succeed on bail. Bail Support Officers use a holistic, defendant and whanau centric approach.

    They work alongside defendants and whanau and with defence counsel and a range of community and government social service providers to prepare bail proposals and develop bail support plans for defendants.

    We're looking for people who're passionate about making a real difference for defendants and their whanau and comfortable working in an often dynamic and fast paced pilot environment.

    You'll be strongly connected to your community, ideally with experience in social services provision, NGO sector and / or justice sector organisations.

    To be successful you'll :

  • be non judgemental, see potential in people and have experience supporting a wide range of often challenging people to leverage their strengths to make positive life choices.
  • integrate Te Ao Māori within your professional practice and confidently work across many social, cultural and ethnic communities to effect positive change.
  • naturally be a problem solver and divergent thinker
  • have good attention to detail, able to gather a wide range of information and demonstrate sound professional decision making.
  • be highly motivated and self-managing with excellent time management and organisation skills.
  • be able to write quality reports, have excellent computer skills and quickly pick up new systems and processes.
  • This is a unique opportunity to be part of something new. If you're looking to grow your career by using your skills and knowledge in a different context this will be perfect for you.

    Salary : $58 359 - $67 507.00 (negotiable)

    Do you have what we are looking for? APPLY now, and help us make a difference!

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