Senior Review Officer

The Disability Services Commissioner (the Commissioner) is an independent statutory authority established under the Disability Act 2006 (the Act). The Commissioner provides a strong, independent voice to promote and protect the rights of people using disability services, exercising powers provided or referred to the Commissioner under the Act to: resolve complaints about Victorian disability service providers, including through conciliation or investigation as necessary; provide oversight reviews of critical incident reports; undertake an annual systemic review of deaths in disability services; conduct own initiated investigations of disability service providers; and conduct own initiated investigations of systemic issues impacting on the safety and well-being of people receiving funded disability services in Victoria.
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Department: Disability Services Commissioner
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DSC/504715
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 18 Months
Attachments: Senior Review Officer Dec2017.pdf (PDF, 106KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fiona Fyffe
03 8608 5706

Position Details

Reporting to the Systemic Review Manager, the Senior Review Officer has responsibility for undertaking Commissioner-initiated investigations, which may be systemic or individual and based on the patterns, trends and themes that arise from complaint investigations, review of critical incident reports and the review of deaths of people with disability who are in receipt of disability services within Victoria. Commissioner-initiated investigations will focus on abuse and neglect with recommendations resulting in improvements to disability services within Victoria.

The successful applicant will need to be highly motivated, empathic, results driven, a team player and able to work effectively with stakeholders.

Are you

  • Passionate about improving outcomes for people receiving disability services?
  • Experienced in undertaking reviews and investigations?
  • Collaborative and able to develop strong working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders?
  • Adaptable and able to overcome obstacles and achieve results?

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.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.    For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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