Quality Assurance and Compliance Officer

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/J20031719A
Closing Date: 09-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 577KB)

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 629KB)

Contact: Adele Glue
(03) 8335 6177 or adele.glue@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the role:

The Victorian Sex Offenders Register was established by legislation in 2004.  The register requires Registered Sex Offenders (RSOs) to keep police advised of their whereabouts and other personal details and information, for the period of their registration. The legislation is aimed at reducing re-offending, facilitating the investigation of offences and preventing RSOs working in child related employment.

The Quality Assurance and Compliance Officer within the Sex Offenders Registry, maintains and undertakes essential functions on behalf of the Offender Management Division to ensure and maintain the sexual safety of the community. The role audits functions of the Sex Offenders Registry to ensure legislative compliance with the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004. The role also examines internal processes and functions and those of police across the state, who are responsible for the compliance management of RSOs in the community.  The role will also assist to identify and share best practice regarding the management of RSOs through a continuous improvement lens.

Building the capability of Victoria Police's management of RSOs, is a key aspect of this role.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Drive the development and implementation of internal quality assurance programs within the Sex Offender Registry.
  • Monitor and advise on best practice and continuous improvement strategies and initiatives, to best inform the Offender Management Division, police and work units from across the state.
  • Undertake Compliance and Quality Assurance audits examining and evaluating data relevant to various processes and databases, to identify trends whilst facilitating continuous improvement.
  • Conduct research and analysis on the effectiveness and efficacy of specific plans, program initiatives and practices.
  • Prepare high quality written reports which provide results, recommendations and implementation strategies which align with the direction of the division and the organisation.
  • Drive preparation and response to external agency audits, such as IBAC.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • A demonstrated ability to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives and strategies, which relate to and incorporate complex and sensitive systems, legislative and regulatory frameworks, maintaining confidentiality and information management obligations.
  • Engaging communication skills that demonstrate highly developed written and verbal skills, which will motivate and influence a broad audience, including internal and external personnel and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to review and interpret statistical information and data to identify trends, patterns and issues and a demonstrated ability to provide expert advice and recommendations concerning complex technical and legislative matters.
  • Proven ability to monitor and constructively manage client and stakeholder expectations to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the Offender Management Division.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret legislation, and identify how this legislation is relevant and aligns with the functions of this role.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head. To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with organisational policy, all Victoria Police employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including a booster vaccination) against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exception. As such your employment with Victoria Police is subject to providing evidence of your vaccination status.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 9 February 2023.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Adele Glue on (03) 8335 6177 or adele.glue@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 6004.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

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