Principal Legal Adviser (Regulatory

The Commission for Children and Young People (the Commission) is an independent statutory body that promotes improvement in policies and practices affecting the safety and wellbeing of Victorian children and young people. It has a particular focus on vulnerable children and young people.
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Department: Commission for Children and Young People
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CCYP510724
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $136,626
Job Duration: 6 months
Attachments: Position description - Principal Legal Adviser (Regulatory) - 510724.pdf (PDF, 236KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Giovanna Tivisini
8601 5248

Position Details

Principal Legal Adviser (Regulatory) – Fixed Term (6 months) Full time

The Principal Legal Adviser (Regulatory) is part of the legal services team and is primarily focused on the Commission's regulatory functions (child safe standards and reportable conduct schemes).

The Principal Legal Adviser provides legal advice and services to the Principal Commissioner and Director, Regulation on regulatory matters including, statutory interpretation, administrative law, investigations, information sharing, compliance and enforcement.  The role involves regular interaction with the internal client.  It is a role that is part of a growing and evolving area of important regulation to keep children safe.  While the Principal Legal Adviser is primarily engaged on legal advice the work related to the regulatory programs, the role may also provide other legal advice and services within the Commission.

For more information regarding this position please see attached position description.

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.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are particularly and strongly encouraged to apply.


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