Resource Officer – Casuarina Prison

Posted 1 month ago

Fixed Term Part Time 0.8 FTE, 4 days per week (Maternity Leave Cover)

Palmerston Association

Wellard, Perth WA

Solid Steps AOD Recovery Program – Casuarina Prison

About Us

Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives.

About the role

The Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Recovery and Rehabilitation Unit, located within Casuarina prison supports participants to develop and achieve their individual recovery plans through the Solid Steps AOD Recovery Program.

Palmerston Association and Wungening Aboriginal Corporation are the partners working closely with the Department of Justice to provide a community within the unit which facilitates a recovery focused, culturally responsive, and safe program for participants.

We are seeking a Resource Officer for maternity leave replacement to join the Solid Steps team. The resource officer’s role includes managing the client information system to ensure an efficient and effective clinical support service and is responsible for all administrative tasks including program scheduling, record keeping, reporting, bookings, and other administrative functions.

Pay Level is equivalent to Level 3 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.

To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below

Resource Officer Solid Steps JDF July 2021


  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 as a tax free component of your salary
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Cultural Leave

To apply

If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on Seek!

To apply please ensure that you:

  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. Palmerston Association values diversity and inclusion and is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Closing date: 30.11.2022

Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, a valid WA Working with Children Check and Department of Justice Clearance, prior to commencement.

For a confidential discussion, contact Mathew Bejger, email

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