Correctional Services Administration School Based Traineeship – Adelaide

Department of Corrections - People and Business Services



• Work on-site with Department of Corrections – People and Business Services
• Supportive team environment
• Fully funded qualification: Certificate III in Business
• Support from a dedicated AFL SportsReady Field Officer to help you achieve your goals
• If you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, you will also receive one-on-one mentoring support and networking



Our employment pathways are the best way to fast-track your career. We will provide you with the real skills and experience needed to succeed when first starting your career.



The Administrative Trainee will be supported through a training program. This will include nationally recognised training and practical work experience to undertake the tasks described in this document efficiently.
The Trainee will be supported in order to develop skills to;
• Deliver a range of administration functions that support Branch/Unit operations.
• Produce data records (electronic and manual) that are up to date, by accurately preparing and entering new information.
• Answer enquiries in a timely and professional manner.
• Participate and contribute to the Branch/Unit team.
• Contribute to the delivery and maintenance of efficient work practice and processes.

• Undertake business support for the Branch/Unit which may include preparing letters and contracts, preparing correspondence and collating information.
• Provide efficient and accurate word processing, working in a Windows environment and with Microsoft applications, e.g. Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Undertake a range of record management activities to include accurate data entry.
• Assist with minor research activities.
• Provide a consistent and effective customer service.
• Provide high level culturally appropriate communication, including efficient telephone and email services to all customers and colleagues.
• Maintain a sound knowledge base of the activities performed within Branch/Unit.
• Actively participate in professional development activities.
• Responsible for taking reasonable care for their own and others’ health and safety and not adversely affecting the health and safety of others.
• Responsible for early notification and reporting of workplace hazards, incidents and injuries.

Job Requirements for this role:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management / organisational skills
  • Commitment to the delivery of quality customer service
  • A permanent right to work in Australia



As the successful candidate, you will receive:

$4,500 – $5,000

  • National Training Wage Award
  • Fully Funded Qualification



  • People with tertiary qualifications need not apply. Current university applicants may have to defer their studies to be eligible for this traineeship.
  • This position is best suited to a current secondary school student.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified Role

    Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. This action constitutes a special measure by virtue of section 65 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1985 (SA)



Applicants must have:

  • Police Check


Applications for this position will close:

June 19, 2024 5:00 pm

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter
  • A Resume
  • Application Details
  • Position Details
  • Job Specific Requirements
  • Previous Employment
  • About your time at school
  • Previous Education
  • Skills
  • Referees

Job Application

General Information

Please note that this position is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identified Role. Please apply for a different role or call us to speak with one of our friendly staff

Contact Details

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Job Requirements

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Previous Experience

About your time at School

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