Casual Correctional Officers may be employed to fill short-term roles as required, or to undertake work that is irregular or intermittent, or to carry out work that is urgent or to deal with an emergency. They are required to work in a number of correctional centres or court complexes in the Sydney metropolitan area and in selected regional centres and need to be available to work as part of a 24 hour roster.
Employment is on a casual basis and there can be no expectation of ongoing or regular work.
Recruitment campaigns for Casual Correctional Officers will be conducted from time to time and will be advertised on the jobsnsw site. There are currently no recruitment campaigns for these roles.
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You can find further information about being a Casual Correctional Office below:
Casual Correctional Officers:
What type of person are we looking for?
All applicants for a position of Casual Correctional Officer must undertake a suitability assessment. As these officers are required to function in a highly professional manner and in a tightly controlled environment, it is vital that they have demonstrated skills and attitudes which contribute to effective people management.
Casual Correctional Officers must have good communication skills, be non-judgmental in their dealings with inmates, apply rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner, show integrity and courage and be fit and healthy.
We are looking for people who have the ability and willingness to:
Note: Current full-time employees of Corrective Services NSW are not eligible for employment as a Casual Correctional Officer.
If you are offered employment as a Casual Correctional Officer, you must meet the training requirements relevant for this role. Your training begins with an 9 week full-time paid course at the Brush Farm Corrective Services Academy. The course is designed to equip you to function in the various fields of correctional duties and to meet the needs and demands of correctional centre management.
The Academy is recognised as an industry leader and one of the finest training institutions of its type. Some limited accommodation may be available at the Academy for those from outside the Sydney metropolitan area whilst in training.
The training is intensive and very demanding. It involves face-to-face program delivery, weapons training and survival training. Subjects covered will include:
To be eligible to apply for the position of Casual Correctional Officer you must: