Our Code of Conduct
Our Code of Conduct outlines the high standards of behaviour we expect of all people who work at Corrections.
This Code is a tool to help you understand the principles that support our success and to assist you apply them to your job at Corrections and to your private life when it may affect your job. We are accountable for our behaviour living up to the expectations that this Code outlines. This Code also provides examples of behaviours that conflict with those principles and are not acceptable at Corrections.
This Code applies to you if you are a Corrections employee or if you are accepting employment with Corrections. It also applies to you if you are a contractor, consultant or volunteer who works on our premises or is involved in our business. For the purpose of this Code only, all such persons are referred to as ‘employees’. You will also need to take Corrections’ policies, procedures and operating standards into account when you apply this Code.
You can refer to this Code if you find yourself in a situation where you are not sure what to do, or if you feel under pressure to act in a way that does not meet the expected standards of behaviour. You can also seek advice from your manager or another manager.
Managers, leaders and senior staff should use this Code to help employees understand and apply the principles to their work.
Corrections can be a challenging place to work, particularly for new employees. However, understanding and applying the principles of this Code will help us all rise to meet these challenges and contribute to achieving lasting change.