executive director, offender development in Adelaide

sian morris, randstad
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adelaide, south australia
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10 years
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Executive Director, Offender Development – Department for Correctional Services

  • Exceptional leadership opportunity
  • Collaborative and highly respected management team
  • Make your mark in this pivotal and high profile role.

Our client, the Department for Correctional Services, is looking for an Executive Director, Offender Development, reporting to the CEO. In this critical and rewarding role as part of a highly regarded leadership team, you will have the opportunity to bring your expertise and knowledge of best practice in prison and community-based offender assessment, to add substantial value across your portfolio.

While forming strong relationships with external stakeholders including the Minister for Correctional Services and judicial officers of the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing leadership, direction and inspiration to your team
  • Developing and implementing key departmental criminal and justice strategies and reforms
  • Building and maintaining effective partnerships as well as managing projects across the organisation
  • Advocacy, public relations and communications on behalf of the Department
  • Providing a professional assessment, sentence planning and case management review service
  • Managing Offender Rehabilitation Programs and Services, Cross Border Program, VTEC-SA, Volunteers Unit and Chaplaincy Services
  • Working at an operational and strategic level simultaneously
  • Contributing to a strong, stable and positive culture.

In this supportive and collaborative environment, you will encounter interesting professional challenges and work alongside dedicated and passionate people who help to turn around the lives of offenders and rebuild lives affected by crime. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation with strong values and a commitment to improving safety in our community.

Application instructions:

All applications should be submitted online via the I Work For SA website: iworkfor.sa.gov.au – job reference number 406173. Full guidelines for completing your written application are provided on the I Work For SA website. Applications close Monday 23rd November at 5.00pm.

Telephone enquiries to: Siân Morris, Principal Consultant, Randstad – 0416 614 171

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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Bachelor Criminology, Business, Management, Administration
Masters Criminology, Business, Administration

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Bachelor Degree