May 13, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Probabtion Officer, Wellington

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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. By reducing re-offending, you will assist in our goal of making communities safer.

Working within an integrated practice framework, you will review and analyse information on an individual case basis, making effective decisions in line with judicial requirements, to manage risk, set and maintain boundaries and motivate offenders to make positive changes.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Exceptional analytical and report writing skills.
  • The ability to communicate effectively across different cultures and backgrounds.
  • The ability to building strong professional relationships based on trust and integrity.
  • A non-judgemental approach.

A tertiary qualification in social sciences, criminology, psychology or equivalent experience in the justice sector is preferable.

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

For the right person, its a great career.

Vacancy Number CPSSR 1699

Closing Date Friday, 28 October 2011

To find out more about this position , email [email protected] or call 0800 177 622 quoting the vacancy reference.

At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe.With Corrections youll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.



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