Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE648537
This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP
The Standards and Integrity Directorate is offering an opportunity for a highly motivated candidate to join their focussed team in the position of Senior Assessment Officer.
In this role, you can expect to assist in the professional administration of all misconduct complaints against staff across the Education portfolio, including assessments and classification of allegations, recording and monitoring of investigations.
The successful applicant is required to assist in the management of the Directorate's database of complaints, allegations and investigations, ensuring that all complaints are professionally recorded, classified, allocated, monitored and resolved in accordance with established time-frames and standards of quality.
The Senior Assessment Officer will formulate, implement and review operational plans, strategies, policies and procedures to ensure all complaints and investigations are handled in accordance with regulatory requirements, in collaboration with the Principal Assessment Officer.
The Standards and Integrity team provides strategic advice to the corporate executive on risk profiling and management, corruption prevention, internal control, complaints investigation and management, and child protection strategies. The Division works collaboratively with all levels of management, whilst regularly liaising with the Corruption and Crime Commission, the Department of Child Protection and Family Support Working With Children Screening Unit, WA Police, Public Sector Commission and other key external stakeholders.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our branch for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Substantial skills and experience in, and knowledge of, complaints and investigation policy, procedures and regulatory frameworks within a public sector environment.
- High-level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with individuals at all levels and within a team environment.
- High-level conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to apply innovative solutions to complex problems.
- Highly developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet conflicting deadlines.
- Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the commitment to provide a quality customer service.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against the selection criteria of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further job related information:
Please contact Nick Wells, Acting Director by telephoning (08) 9264 4211 or emailing Nick.Wells@education.wa.edu.au
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the five (5) aforementioned selection criteria, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to four (4) pages only outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
Employees will be required to:
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 13 October 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED