Expression of Interest
Fulham Correctional Centre
Fulham Correctional Centre is located near Sale in Victoria, approximately 200km east of Melbourne. Fulham has been continually managed by GEO on behalf of Corrections Victoria since opening in 1997.
It is Victoria's largest regional correctional centre.
Fulham’s primary role is to safely and securely house up to 947 adult male prisoners and progress their sentence plans by delivering a comprehensive range of education, vocational training, reintegration and offending behaviour programs.
Together, these lower a prisoner’s risk of reoffending and increase the likelihood of successful community reintegration.
The GEO Group Australia are the country's leading provider of outsourced correctional services, operating in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Our goal is to deliver better corrections and in doing so, create safer communities.
With casual, full time and part time opportunities, the services at Fulham Correctional Centre can be broken down into the following departments:
The main position within the Operations Department is that of a Correctional Officer. The recruitment process to be selected as a Trainee Correctional Officer includes psychometric testing, an interview, pre-employment medical and reference checks. If successful, you undertake an intensive 8 week, full time training course before graduating as a Correctional Officer. Intakes of Trainee Correctional Officers are completed as required, usually 1-2 times per year.
Positions within the Finance & Administration Department can include Accountant, Administrative Support Officers, Stores Officer and Procurement Officer. Administrative Support Officers undertake a wide range of duties across a number of departments, including Prisoner Canteen, Accounts Payable, Prisoner Monies, Finance, Mail Room, Records, Operations, Reception, Visits, Human Resources and Rosters.
The Health Services Department delivers quality, safe and evidence-based health services to the prisoners. Positions can include Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Nurse, Health Promotions Nurse, Opioid Substitution Therapy Nurse, Dental Nurse, General Practitioner and a range of Administrative Support positions.
A Catering Officer is required to hold a minimum of Certificate III in Cookery/Bakery and is responsible for supervising prisoner employees in the provision and deployment of high quality food services to the prisoners and staff at the Centre. Catering officers work Monday - Sunday with no night-shift or split shifts required.
Rehabilitation and Reintegration
The R&R Department provide a range of programs that support prisoners to reduce their risk of re-offending and increase positive community reintegration outcomes. Clinical positions within this department include Psychologist (Provisional & Registered), Social Worker, Counsellor and Occupational Therapist in addition to an Aboriginal Liaison Officer and a range of Administrative Support positions.
The primary positions within the Vocational Services Department are Maintenance Officers and Trades Officers. Ideally, you will hold a trade qualification, along with industry experience, and are responsible for providing small repairs and maintenance to all departments within the Centre, in addition educating and providing supervision of small groups of prisoners who conduct maintenance duties around the prison.
Interested in being considered for a career with The GEO Group at Fulham Correctional Centre?
Upload a cover letter, outlining your skills and experience in your chosen area, along with a current resume.
Please be aware that this is an Expression of Interest, valid for 6 months only,
and is not an application for a specific role within the Centre.
Should a suitable vacancy arise, we may contact you via your nominated details.
However, we encourage you to keep an eye on our website for advertised vacancies.
Do you want to make a real difference? Submit your Expression of Interest today!
GEO is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
For any enquiries, please contact the Human Resources Officer at Fulham Correctional Centre on 03 5142 3830.