The West Moreton Youth Detention Centre is part of the Queensland Government’s strategic program of investment in youth justice. Based on research, indicative data modelling and ongoing consultation, the centre has a localised, geographically-based operating model. Young people case managed by the Ipswich and Western Districts Youth Justice Service Centres form the priority admissions for the centre.
The Intelligence Officer provides timely, accurate and relevant intelligence and advice for risk management and informed decision making within the youth detention centre environment.
Key duties include:
– In collaboration with management, conduct intelligence assessments on security and intelligence matters.
– Manage the collection and analysis of data and information to produce intelligence products to assist detention centre business units in their planning, operations and client management.
– Collate and evaluate information.
– Assist with incident investigations utilising a variety of methods and sources to obtain information including, interviewing young people, evidence collection and reviewing the security recording system.
– Liaise with other government agencies including the Queensland Police Service and Children’s Courts.
– Assist in contingency exercises conducted by the centre.
– Produce reports and recommendations addressing issues such as contraband, threat to young people or staff, ethnic or gang related issues within the centre and identified gaps in security.
Applications to remain current for 12 months.