Program Facilitator (Offender Programs)

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Program Facilitator (Offender Programs)

Job ID: 13312
Job Views: 20
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 09/07/2024


The Opportunity

We are seeking a Program Facilitator to provide high quality group facilitation, individual client work, report writing, case management duties, team collaboration and service development across the Rehabilitation Service. Offender Programs Facilitators provide direct supports to vulnerable people within the Bunbury Regional Prison and across communities in the South West region, and aim to build capacity and resilience of individuals, families, and communities. Facilitators deliver rehabilitative treatment programs to perpetrators of family and domestic violence, alcohol and other drug misuse, and criminal offending behaviours. Program delivery includes co-facilitated group work and individual sessions with participants. A key focus of the role is community safety through perpetrator accountability, skill building, and behaviour change.

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively, utilising a strengths-based, person-centred approach, to deliver high supports and communicate any service delivery requirements or concerns to the line manager
  • Plan, develop, and deliver high-quality therapeutic offender treatment programs to participants, in compliance with the Department of Justice program requirements.
  • Prioritise the safety of victim-survivors and vulnerable children, ensuring a zero-tolerance policy to violence is applied across all group programs and participants
  • Provide mobile, outreach and office-based case management supports to individuals and families.
  • Role model safe, positive, and professional relationships with co-facilitator
  • Participate in case collaboration with key stakeholders including Adult Community Corrections, the Department of Justice, Bunbury Regional Prison, local refuges and victim-survivor support services, and external support services

Job Requirements:

Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of family violence, substance misuse and therapeutic treatment practices.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of facilitation and/or group work.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of intersectionality of family and domestic violence in vulnerable communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work directly with vulnerable clients who have complex needs and achieve positive and sustainable outcomes.

Highly Desirable requirements

  • Professional memberships

How to Apply:

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • What is your current Australian work status?
  • Do you have the right to work unrestricted hours in Australia? Please note if you are an Australian citizen / permanent resident or NZ citizen you should answer YES to this question.
  • Do you have a current driver's licence?
  • Accordwest roles require a criminal history searches to be performed as part of the recruitment process. Please acknowledge that you are aware of this and are willing to participate.
  • Do you identify as Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander? (please note this question is asked for diversity purposes only)