Director (Learning and Professional Development)

This vacancy is for a period of 6 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency whilst covering a one off period of relief. About us When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focussed organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with. About the role The Director reports to the Deputy Commissioner Operational Support and is responsible for the delivery of all Corrective Services learning and professional development including the delivery and coordination of operational training in accordance with operating standards and procedures. The Director will assume a pivotal role in building a high quality team focused on customer service, efficiency and productivity, leading the delivery of approved, high quality and consistent training across the state. The successful applicant will assume a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership and exhibit a personal commitment to high quality customer service, teamwork, equity, integrity and personal learning. The ability to recognise opportunities to enhance service delivery and capitalise on these through the development and implementation of effective improvement strategies is highly sought, as is the ability to ensure that departmental resources including financial, physical, technological and information requirements are managed to maintain a high quality service delivery. About you All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements. How to apply Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application. We require you to submit: A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement the essential work-related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form no longer than 2 pages. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted. To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Candidate Search If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search. Equity and Diversity The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner’s Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy. Further Information If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Richard Elderfield, A/Commissioner – Corrective Services, 9264 1375 for a confidential discussion.


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