Post Release Support Coordinator GEO Healthcare


Opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary Clinical Services team to provide post-release support to people leaving prison with complex health needs. Attractive Base Salary ($98,000 + Superannuation), Loadings and Allowances. Generous Leave and Professional Development Benefits.

About the roles

GEO Healthcare’s Post-Release Support Coordinators (PRSC’s) will work as part of a multidisciplinary Clinical Services team, providing post-release support to people leaving prison with complex health needs.

PRSC’s will have a background in social work and knowledge of the health service system. They will understand the difficulties experienced by people leaving custody and the need for follow-up support.

Following their release from prison, people with complex health needs will be contacted by a PRSC to encourage and support ongoing engagement with their health, mental health and/or AOD service providers.

An opportunity exists for a full-time Post-Release Support Coordinator to work at the Bridge Centre, Richmond Victoria.

For more information on this role, including more details regarding the key accountabilities, please click the appropriate link below:

  • Position Description – Post Release Support Coordinator

Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Degree qualification in relevant discipline, eg. Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with the relevant professional board or association (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency, (AHPRA), Australian Association of Social Work (AASW))
  • Knowledge of the health service system, acquired in a professional setting.
  • Knowledge of the post-release support needs of people released from prison, acquired in a professional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in person-centred care and recovery-focused support for people with complex health needs.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to build and maintain positive collegial and stakeholder relationships.
  • A commitment to professional development through participation in further training, supervision, and mentoring.
  • Knowledge of and previous experience in the Criminal Justice System including the role of the Courts, prisons, parole and community corrections would be well regarded
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others both cross-agency and as part of a multidisciplinary team of professionals

Other Requirements of the role:

  • Valid Australian driver’s licence.
  • Ability to work within a prison setting, which will involve direct contact with people in prison associated with the delivery of healthcare.
  • Satisfactory completion of a National Criminal History Check.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Working outside of ordinary business hours may be required.

About GEO Healthcare

GEO Healthcare employs highly skilled multidisciplinary teams of healthcare practitioners to ensure people in prison can access and receive the healthcare services they need.

GEO Healthcare is a subsidiary of The GEO Group Australia Pty Ltd – a company providing correctional and healthcare services in Australia for over 30 years.

We are looking for qualified people to join our company who share the company Values: Understanding, Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence.

Working at GEO Healthcare you will benefit from:

  • An opportunity to work in a progressive service delivery environment
  • Career opportunities, professional development and progression
  • Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Many other employee (and family) benefits.

For further information on our organisation please visit

How to Apply:

To apply, we ask that you complete short questionnaire below and attach a cover letter and current resume.

To obtain further information about the application and recruitment process, please contact Debra Alexander 0475 878 579 or via email at [email protected].

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