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Convenor

Queensland Government - Ipswich, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION


The role of the Convenor is to facilitate the provision of restorative justice processes within Youth Justice.

This involves engaging with the people most affected by a young person’s offending and assisting them to determine an appropriate response to repair the harm, reintegrate young people into the community and reduce re-offending.

The role will include conducting conferences as an approved Convenor under the Youth Justice Act (1992).

  • Work effectively within a statutory environment to facilitate restorative justice processes with young people who have committed offences, victims and other relevant parties and complete all tasks consistent with legislative, policy and procedural requirements.
  • Ensure that written and oral information and advice to courts, agencies and other stakeholders is in accordance with relevant statutory, legislative, policy and procedural requirements.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team, to achieve positive outcomes for victims, young people who have committed offences, their families and the community.
  • Identify, liaise and maintain strong working relationships with relevant external stakeholders.
  • Pro-actively work to ensure the use of culturally appropriate, collaborative and evidence-based restorative justice processes that align with Youth Justice strategic direction.
  • Actively participate in a range of continuing professional development activities to continuously improve your ability to contribute to organisational goals, including training, supervision and accreditation.
  • Contribute to a departmental culture that ensures sensitive and effective communication with people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds as well as an appreciation of cultural protocols and an awareness of the impacts of historical policies and practices.

  • Applications to remain current for 12 months.

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