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Youth Justice Conference Convenor

Organisation/Entity: Operations
Job Category:
  • Community
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job Reference Number: 00005R1S
Work Type: Casual
Total Remuneration Package: Conference convenors will be contracted for each conference and paid at an hourly rate of $45.61
Contact: 02 6770 1515 - Raelee Nott, Area Manager
Closing Date: 02/12/2017 - 11:59 PM

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Youth Justice Conference Convenor

Juvenile Justice

Department of Justice


 

• Casual

• Glen Innes

• Conference convenors will be contracted for each conference and paid at an hourly rate of $45.61

 

About us

 

Juvenile Justice supervises and cares for young offenders in the community and in detention centres in NSW. The division provides diversionary and community-based services, as well as custodial services in detention centres for young people on remand and on control orders.

 

The Juvenile Justice Division:

• Provides youth justice conferences

• Supports young offenders to obtain and meet the conditions of bail

• Supervises young people sentenced to community-based or custodial orders, young people remanded in custody and those on conditional bail

• Prepares background reports to assist courts with sentencing

 

About the role

 

The conference convenor is a statutory appointee responsible for the preparation and facilitation of Youth Justice Conferences in local communities with offenders, victims, support people, police and others affected by the offence.


Click here to download the role description.

  

Applying for the role

 

To apply for this role please submit an application online via       

www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and attach an up to date resume (Maximum 5 pages) along with a cover letter (Maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role.


Essential requirements


• Tertiary qualifications in social sciences, psychology or related discipline or equivalent experience working with families and adolescents with a demonstrated understanding of adolescent development

• Current driver’s licence and access to a vehicle


A Working With Children Check is a prerequisite for this position. It is an offence under the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012 for a barred person to apply for this position.   If your application is progressed, you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to your interview. For more information please click here


Please note that for the Youth Justice Conference Convenor role, the successful candidate must have access to a computer, email address and mobile phone to undertake the duties and responsibilities required.

 

Contact: Raelee Nott – Area Manager, Raelee.Nott@justice.nsw.gov.au / 02 6770 1515 

Closing date:  2 December 2017 (11:59 pm)


As part of this application process, candidates are required to answer two pre-screening questions based on the focus capabilities for this role:


• Please outline your skills and experience in working with young people and what are the key elements of networking with community agencies to support a young person to access a service?

• What are the key components of mediation and negotiation and provide an example of when you have used these skills effectively?