Senior Review and Inquiries Officer

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, with a particular focus on vulnerable children and young people. The Commission also supports and regulates organisations that work with children and young people to prevent abuse and make sure these organisations have child safe practices.
Job Details
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Department: Commission for Children and Young People
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CCYP519569
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Review and Inquiries Officer - November 2017.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Recruitment Application Form - Senior Review and Inquiries Officer - November 2017.docx (Word, 95KB)
Self Assessment

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

Position Details

Make a difference to the lives of Children and Young People

  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of vulnerable children and young people.
  • Be part of a growing organisation.

The role

The Inquiries team plan and complete all systemic and individual inquiries initiated by the Commissioner, inquires requested by the Minister and mandated child death inquiries. This work involves collecting information and data, including through interviews and other methodologies, conducting analysis of policies, legislation, service provision and systems, developing options for reform, formulating recommendations, and writing clear, succinct and compelling reports. This area also monitors and reports on the implementation of inquiry recommendations.

Who are we looking for? 

You will have strong experience conducting complex child related investigations, projects or inquiries and conducting analysis of policies, legislation, service provision and systems.  You will have excellent written communication and stakeholder management skills.

Apply Now

Applications should be submitted online via the ‘Apply Now' button.  To be considered for this role, you must include:

  • full resume
  • completed application form.

Applications close Sunday 26 November 2017

If you experience any problems applying nline, please contact the Senior HR Project Adviser on 8601 5244 or email your enquiry to

The Commission in our Aboriginal Inclusion Action Plan has a target for Aboriginal employment. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

The Commission offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

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