Senior Governance and Risk Adviser - VDWC BS

Victorian Disability Worker Commission

The Victorian Disability Worker Commission (Commission) is an independent, statutory body responsible for the administration of the Disability Service Safeguards Act 2018, which involves the regulation of all disability workers in Victoria. The Disability Worker Regulation Scheme (the Scheme) applies to disability workers in Victoria, providing a complaints mechanism and a voluntary registration scheme.

The Commission receives, assesses and deals with complaints about disability workers and supports the Disability Worker Registration Board of Victoria and the Victorian Disability Worker Commissioner.

The Victorian Disability Worker Commissioner regulates the conduct of unregistered disability. The Commissioner is also the head of the Commission. The Disability Worker Registration Board of Victoria registers disability workers who meet certain standards and can take action regarding the conduct of registered disability workers. It also accredits training programs for disability workers.

The Victorian Disability Worker Commissioner regulates the conduct of unregistered disability. The Commissioner is also the head of the Commission. The Disability Worker Registration Board of Victoria registers disability workers who meet certain standards and can take action regarding the conduct of registered disability workers. It also accredits training programs for disability workers.

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Department: Victorian Disability Worker Commission
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VDWC/VDWC/567463A
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 2022-01-10 567463 Senior Governance and Risk Advisor PD.docx (Word, 156KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kate Maddern, Director
kate.maddern@vdwc.vic.gov.au

Position Details

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director, the position plays a key role in advising and embedding good governance across the Victorian Disability Worker Commission (the Commission). The role will develop, maintain and improve appropriate systems and processes to ensure organisational accountability, transparency and legislative compliance. The position requires the incumbent to provide specialised governance, audit and risk management advice and guidance to the Director, apply well developed engagement skills, creative and advanced problem-solving skills. The Advisor will recommend solutions and options for decision making, provide secretariat support to the Audit and Risk Committee and coordinate the internal audit function.

To be successful in this role, you need to be able to work independently, display a ‘can-do' attitude, be a strong team player and actively contribute to the development of a culture of excellence, accountability, responsiveness and flexibility. The successful applicant will possess a high level of drive and commitment, integrity and resilience and be able to build trust through consistent actions, values and communication High level written and verbal communication skills, as well as change management skills and outstanding attention to detail are a must. 

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:
• An excellent communicator with strong initiative and attention to detail?
• Enthusiastic and self-motivated?
• Seeking an opportunity to learn, grow and achieve?
• Looking for a challenge, variety, and flexibility?

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Governance and Risk Advisor on an ongoing basis in Regulatory, Governance and Compliance unit.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria and qualification requirements for the role please refer to the Position Description attached.

MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY
The Commission is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The Commission may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Victorian Chief Health Officer's Directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The Commission's policy outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the Commission. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required. For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Please note, for this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  
For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)
Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

 


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