Team Leader

The Commission is committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where children and young people with whom we have contact are safe and feel safe, and able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Job Details
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Department: Commission for Children and Young People
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CCYP504138
Closing Date: 17-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $139,017
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position description - Team Leader Inquiries - VPS 6 - position number 504139.docx (Word, 99KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Siobhan McCann, Manager Inquiries and Engagement
(03) 8601 5212

Position Details

Team Leader, Inquiries Team

The Team Leader, Inquiries and Engagement sits within the Inquiries Team at the Commission for Children and Young People and is one of two positions responsible for managing and reviewing the work of the team. The team is responsible for preparing inquiry reports for child death, individual and systemic inquiries conducted by the Commission.

The role works under the supervision of the Manager, Inquiries and Engagement and assists the Manager in providing leadership to and management of the Inquiries team. The role will involve overseeing the work of up to 5 direct reports and ensuring that reports are produced to a high standard and in a timely manner.

The position is responsible for assisting the Manager with the project management of the inquiries workload and for providing authoritative and consistent advice to the Principal Commissioner on inquiries as necessary. The Team Leader is also responsible in developing strong stakeholder relationships as part of the conduct of inquiries and the implementation of inquiry recommendations.


Applications close 17 June, 2019.

How to Apply

Please click the "Apply now" button of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter.

Please note, as part of your online application, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

The Commission is committed to diversity and strongly encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds, LGBTI and people with disabilities.

The Commission is headed by the Principal Commissioner, Liana Buchanan, and the Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, Justin Mohamed.

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