Types of careers

This section includes role profiles, job descriptions and frequently asked questions for a selection of our frontline roles (roles that work directly with offenders) and an overview of some of the other no-offender facing roles available at Corrections. See our current vacancies if you are passionate about helping us reduce re-offending and are interested in working for the Department of Corrections.

  • Offender facing (frontline) role profiles

    Corrections officers, case managers, nurses, instructors (offender employment), probation officers, community work supervisors, psychologists and programme facilitators work directly with offenders in prison and in the community to encourage positive change. Take a look at the role profiles to learn more about these roles. They are just a small selection of the roles at Corrections.

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  • Other roles at Corrections

    Staff at National Office and in the regions work behind the scenes to support our 24-hour frontline operations. There are programme designers, researchers and policy advisers, as well as people working in communications, human resources, finance and information technology to name a few.

    Learn more about Other roles at Corrections