Female Life Skills Instructor

$75,841 - $82,700 yearly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison, Vivian Street, South Boulder WA, Australia
  • 15 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Teaching – Vocational

Job Description

Salary: V3WT1, Prison Officers Award, $75,841 - $82,700 per annum

Position number: 014582

Work type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison

Closing date: 2021-07-28 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

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About us

When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.

About the role

The Female Life Skills Instructor liaises with education to provide development opportunities for prisoners to acquire vocational and work skills to enhance their capacity to gain and retain employment on release and in the provision of productive work for prisoners that will assist in reducing the cost of running the Prison.

Eligibility to Apply:

Applicants must possess a current ‘C’ and/or ‘MR’ class driver’s license

About you

All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.

How to apply

Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.

We require you to submit:

  • A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two (2) referees and a statement no more than two (2) A4 pages, addressing the following essential work-related requirements
  • Possession of a trade qualification or relevant work experience
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills and Team Building
  • Cultural Awareness

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.

To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Equity and Diversity

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Female applicants may be prioritised to ensure the gender balance required in our workforce. This action is permitted under Section 27 (2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

Further Information

If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Brett O’Keefe, Assistant Superintendent Offender Services on 9093 5133 for a confidential discussion.


Vocational and Trade Studies

School Type


Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021