Correctional Services Learnership 2023 – Head Of Correctional Centre

Website Department of Correctional Services

Job Responsibilities:

Management of all aspects of the Correctional Centre on a day to day basis through the implementation of Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 as amended. Manage the implementation of the imperatives of White Paper on Corrections. Management of case management administration, security, development and care, unit management and case management committees by ensuring that admission and releases are conducted, property store is secured and reconciliation of offender’s cash, fines and bail payments. Manage operational support services. Foster a working relationship with the Justice Cluster and the community. Monitor, evaluate and take appropriate action in relation to outcomes on the risk trends. Manage internal security by ensuring that standby lists are available, sufficient security in centre and searching is done continuously according to registers etc. Manage external security by ensuring that utilization of offenders are at work teams, officials are performing guard duty and manning of tower posts. Manage the development and care functions of offenders. Manage social work services, spiritual/moral development, health functions and hospital services for inmates. Ensure that a consistent system of activities within the centre is developed and regular committee sittings do take place. Management of performance information. Management of human resources, finances and assets

Job Requirements:

Strategic capability and leadership. Communication skills (verbal and written). Financial and transformation management. Policy development. Project and programme management. Facilitation. Change management. Problem solving and decision making. Time management and customer focus. Honesty and integrity. Coaching and mentoring. Good work ethics. Confidentiality. Interpersonal relations. Ability to work long hours. Diplomacy and tactful. Influence and impact. Accountability. Willingness to travel

Qualification & Experience:

An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA in Public Administration or equivalent. A certificate for entry into the Senior Management Services (SMS) obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is compulsory. [5] Years’ of experience at a middle/senior managerial level. Top secret security classification will be an added advantage. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learnership/Basic Training. Experience and knowledge of the South African Correctional System and Criminal Justice System. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence

Job Details:

Company: Department of Correctional Services

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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