Senior Regulatory Officer, Regulatory Enforcement Team

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/DHHS/RHPEM/531913
Closing Date: 23-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Senior Regulatory Officer, Operations Division VPS 5.pdf (PDF, 286KB)

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Contact: Pierina Morano
(03) 9096 7763 /

Position Details

Are you:

  • Are you passionate about regulation to achieve improved human service outcomes for clients, consumers and the community? 
  • Able to interpret and apply legislation using professional judgement to identify, prioritise and manage risk? 

  • Experienced in working with different stakeholders and in a complex regulatory environment?

Number of vacancies available: 4 x Full-time Ongoing

Office Location(s):  Various - 1 Position in each DHHS Operations Division (North, South, East, West)   

Position Summary:

The Senior Regulatory Officer, located in the Operations Division, reports to the Regulatory Enforcement Team Leader, and is responsible for supporting regulated entities' compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory obligations in the region. This includes conducting monitoring activities of regulated entities, providing regulatory advice and guidance to promote compliance with legislative obligations, and implementing the full suite of regulatory tools, including sanctions, to address non-compliance.

Regulatory Enforcement teams, within the Human Services Regulator, are located in each of the four operational divisions to ensure regulated entities in each region are compliant with relevant legislative and regulatory obligations.  The Human Services Regulator delivers the state-wide regulatory enforcement program, administering a number of regulatory schemes in the health and human services portfolios. 

These roles, including the position title, are currently subject to a consultation and organisational change process & therefore may change.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

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