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Trainee Care & Custody Officer | South Australia

Ventia Pty Limited - Adelaide, SA

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Source: uWorkin


The Opportunity:

  • We are currently seeking applications from people who are interested in a career in the corrections industry.
  • You will be paid during a 5-week training course in Adelaide, commencing on 28th June 2021.
  • Candidates coming from regional areas, your flights and accommodation in Adelaide will be covered during the 5 weeks training.

The Candidate:
Successful candidates should have a flexible approach and the skills and ability to deal with people from a differing and diverse range of backgrounds. You’ll need to be able to communicate effectively and manage conflict or challenging situations in a calm and assured manner. Our officers our non-judgemental and committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing for the safety and security of Persons in Custody, staff, employees of the court and the general public in all court areas
  • Transport Persons in Custody in vehicles and planes as required
  • Operate metal detectors and x-ray screening machines to detect concealed weapons and hazardous objects
  • Inspect identification badges to control employee bypass entrances and prevent unauthorized access to restricted areas
  • Perform walking and mobile patrols of a designated area

We recognise that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being one of the best employers to work for. As a result, we seek to employ people who will succeed in this role and possess the following skills and experience:

  • High safety and security focus
  • Manual Driving Licence
  • Be willing to obtain a First Aid Certificate
  • MR truck licence (or above) highly regarded
  • Available to travel (road and air)

Ventia will provide you with all the professional training required to fully undertake and succeed in this role.

You will need to have Australian Working Rights and have the ability to obtain and maintain a National Police Check, Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug & alcohol test in order to be eligible for these positions.

The Company
One of Australasia's largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history. Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it. Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and It's what unites and excites us.

If you enjoy a challenge and would like to be part of our dynamic, growing and exciting company, apply now!

We recognise the traditional rights of Indigenous Australians and acknowledge their right to maintain their cultures, identities, traditions and customs. We encourage cultural sensitivity and recognise and respect sites, places, structures and objects that are culturally or traditionally significant. Cultural Safety is key to promoting a diverse workforce.

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