Standards, Safeguarding and Investigation Officer

Standards, Safeguarding and Investigation Officer

Job Title: Standards, Safeguarding and Investigation Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney - CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Salary: $90,000 - $105,000 + package
Reference: 3127981
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: May 05, 2020 18:16

Job Description

Our client is a innovative, growing not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Join the team and support their commitment to empowering people to take steps to achieve positive change.
  • Seeking analytical mind combined with investigative skills and people skills
  • Flexible location either Western Sydney or Inner South Sydney 
  • Salary ranging $90,000 - $105,000 + package
  • Full time contract maternity role, 9 months contract - high possibly of extension 
About the role
As Standards, Safeguarding and Investigation Officer you will play a pivotal role in providing initial critical response and expert advice in order to safeguard young people in care by managing the reporting and notification requirements under Child Protection, Ombudsman, OCG, NDIS acts and standard.

As the organisation continues to expand,  this role is integral to prepare for future growth, as well as influencing operational standards and efficiency through a cycle of continuous improvement. You will work closely with external and internal stakeholders, bringing with you a background in professional standards, compliance, quality and investigations to follow strict processes and guidelines in order to promote and execute best practice principles for professional standards matters.
To be successful in your application for this role you will have:
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of legislation that relating to safeguarding and child protection principles and practices
  • Understanding of best practice principles for investigation processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in professional standards, compliance, quality management and investigation processes and techniques
  • The ability to work autonomously and within teams holding subject matter expertise
  • Attention to detail, including proofreading, fact-checking and reviewing own work and that of others.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills; and
  • High standard of professional ethical behaviour and sound understanding of boundary maintenance.
  • Tertiary qualifications within a similar discipline
  • Unrestricted NSW driver's licence and be open to undertaking pre employment checks including WWCC and national police check
  • An understanding of legislative requirements relating to delivery of programs and services for children and young people at risk
Benefits to you
This is an interesting and rewarding role that will see you working as part of a leading specialist organisation making a significant difference to vulnerable children, young people and their families.
  • Join a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment.
  • Attractive above award remuneration package
  • Initial maternity leave contract, 9 month with strong possibly for extension
For more information, please get in touch with Chloe Barton on 04 2616 1985.

This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed as they are received so please send your application through A.S.A.P.