DIRECTOR: HEAD OF CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

SALARY : R1 182 765 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRES : KwaZulu Natal region: Durban Medium A Ref No: HO 2024/04/25
Durban Medium B Ref No: HO 2024/04/26
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA in Public
Administration or equivalent. A certificate for entry into the Senior Management
Services (SMS) obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is
compulsory and should be submitted prior to appointment. [5] Years’ of
experience at a middle/senior managerial level. Top secret security
classification will be an added advantage. Successful completion of
Corrections Science Learnership/Basic Training. Computer literacy. Valid
driver’s licence. Required Knowledge: Understanding of the dynamics of the
Justice Cluster and White Paper on Corrections in South Africa and White
Paper on Remand Detainees. Understanding of public service policy and
related legislative framework (Public Service Act and Regulations, Public
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Finance Management Act, with emphasis on the Correctional Service Act 111
of 1998 as amended). Competencies and Attributes: Strategic capability and
leadership. Communication skills (verbal and written). Financial and
transformation management. Policy development. Project and programme
management. Facilitation. Change management. Problem solving and
decision making. Time management and customer focus. Honesty and
integrity. Coaching and mentoring. Good work ethics. Confidentiality.
Interpersonal relations. Ability to work long hours. Diplomacy and tactful.
Influence and impact. Accountability. Willingness to travel.
DUTIES : Management of all aspects of the Correctional Centre on a day to day basis
through the implementation of Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 as
amended. Manage the implementation of the imperatives of White Paper on
Corrections. Management of case management administration, security,
development and care, unit management and case management committees
by ensuring that admission and releases are conducted, property store is
secured and reconciliation of offender’s cash, fines and bail payments. Manage
operational support services. Foster a working relationship with the Justice
Cluster and the community. Monitor, evaluate and take appropriate action in
relation to outcomes on the risk trends. Manage internal security by ensuring
that standby lists are available, sufficient security in centre and searching is
done continuously according to registers etc. Manage external security by
ensuring that utilization of offenders is at work teams, officials are performing
guard duty and manning of tower posts. Manage the development and care
functions of offenders. Manage social work services, spiritual/moral
development, health functions and hospital services for inmates. Ensure that a
consistent system of activities within the centre is developed and regular
committee sittings do take place. Management of performance information.
Management of human resources, finances and assets.
ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: (012) 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: (012) 307
2174.
NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act.

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