Probation Officer
Department of Corrections
Wellington, New Zealand
1d ago
  • Taitokerau
  • Are you looking for a role that is challenging and rewarding!
  • Want to be part of a supportive team environment!
  • Closing Date : Monday, 26th November 2018 Location : Taitokerau District Contact Email Address : frontlinejobs corrections.

    govt.nz Contact Phone Number : 0800 437 668

    Probation Officer Taitokerau District

    Join very supportive teams

    Great initial and on-going training

    Work closely with the local community and make a real difference

    Days of work - Tuesday to Saturday

    Being a Probation Officer is a very fulfilling role. The difference you make to the lives of others is real, you can see it.

    Imperative to this role is going to be your ability to communicate confidently and adapt your behaviour to suit a diverse range of people and situations.

    Probation Officers play a vital role in making communities safer by effectively managing sentences and orders such as community work, home detention and parole, Probation Officers aim to minimise risk of further harm and offending.

    Working closely with offenders you will make sure that they are meeting the conditions of their sentence or order. You will assess, develop offender plans and monitor their progress against their plan.

    You will set and maintain boundaries and motivate offenders to make positive changes.

    You must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with a natural ability to influence, manage change and relate to people from different backgrounds and cultures.

    A very high standard of written communication is essential as the reports you will complete are used to provide the Court with all relevant offender information.

    You will also need to be resilient, able to use your common sense and maturity to achieve positive results within the community.

    If you’re a solid communicator, computer literate, and have strong written skills, becoming a Probation Officer could be an excellent career choice for you.

    You’ll have the chance to connect with people, build strong relationships and do something which really makes a difference and improves public safety.

    If you are an internal applicant already employed as a Probation Officer and you wish to transfer location and meet the transfer criteria, there is no need to complete the full application process.

    Instead, please register your interest for an internal transfer.

    As an employer, the Department of Corrections offers personal and professional development, clear career progression and job security.

    Closing date for applications is the 26th November 2018. All applications must be submitted through our online system. E-

    mailed applications will NOT be considered.

    For the right person, it’s a great career. To find out more about this position click here.

    Job Description : Probation Officer

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