Please note that an amendment to this advertisement has been made as of 9:19am (WST) Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE680208
The Standards and Integrity Directorate is seeking dedicated and motivated individuals who are looking for challenging and meaningful work as Senior Investigator and Senior Assessment Officers.
We currently have the following positions available:
- One twelve (12) month, fixed term, full-time Senior Assessment Officer position with possible extension and/or permanency
- Up to four six (6) month, fixed term, full-time Senior Investigator positions with possible extension and/or permanency (part-time and job share may be considered)
Applicants with diverse professional experiences are encouraged to apply. You will need to demonstrate that you are an engaging communicator, with advanced report writing skills with the ability to think critically.
To be successful as a Senior Investigator or Senior Assessment Officer in our Directorate, you will have well developed investigative and assessment skills.
Successful applicants will provide high level advice to key senior internal and external stakeholders whilst contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies and systems for complaints assessment and investigation, discipline management, and compliance with statutory obligations.
The Standards and Integrity Directorate is responsible for the delivery of a range of integrated functions including:
- the administration and assessment of complaints regarding alleged misconduct by staff;
- the coordination of all disciplinary processes;
- the investigation of misconduct complaints and allegations against staff, including public interest disclosures, serious misconduct and breaches of discipline at all levels which relate to employee misconduct; and
- the provision of proactive professional learning strategies related to professional standards and conduct.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancies. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout the Division 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.
Further information about these positions can be found in the attached job description forms (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against the selection criteria of the position/s. 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, A/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 statement of up to three (3) pages highlighting your skills, abilities and experience in relation to the advertised position/s you are interested in. This should be in context of the role/s and business needs of the directorate.
- A CV of up to five (5) pages 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)
- Your order of preference for the positions
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.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
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 prior to commencement of employment and yearly thereafter
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- hold a current C class drivers licence
- travel intrastate as required
- complete a declaration prior to employment and annually thereafter disclosing any previous disciplinary findings, criminal charges or convictions, and ongoing conflicts of interest
- provide a statement from previous employer/s with regard to any disciplinary findings
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 27 April 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED