Juvenile justice officer
Role and key duties
Juvenile justice officers work in juvenile courts or young offender courts and manage the rehabilitation of under-age offenders.
Duties may include: implementing the rapeutic programs for juvenile offenders; participating in the development and implementation of short and long term treatment plans containing components for behaviour modification, victim and community restoration, education, life skills, and substance abuse education; primary responsibility for a designated number of cases; and responsibility andaccountability for the security of juvenile justice facility buildings, residents, staff and visitors.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Diploma of Youth Work, Diploma of Community Welfare Work, Diploma of Statutory Child Protection and/or Advanced Diploma of Community Services Work.
Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Arts or Business.