Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator, Integrity Unit (VPSG6)

Job posted: 17/06/2021
Applications close: 30/07/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/DFFH/LES/614256

Reference: VG/DFFH/LES/614256

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


Reporting to the Manager, Prevention & Detection, the Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator will support the department's integrity function, including but not limited to: drafting high quality integrity related briefings; improving the operation of the team; managing the end-to-end process for public interest disclosures and integrity related investigations; handling highly confidential department information; drafting reports to audit and integrity committees; developing communications for executive and the broader staffing group; developing and implementing fraud, corruption and inappropriate conduct prevention and detection measures; assisting in the development and delivery of a department wide integrity framework; providing strategic and thorough advice on the implementation of integrity functions and drafting of policies and procedures; assisting investigations undertaken by external integrity agencies; and working in accordance with requirements in relevant legislation such as the Public Interest Disclosures Act 2012 or the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011.

Prevention & Detection are responsible for the operation of the department's Public Interest Disclosure regime; development of the department's fraud and corruption control framework; interface with the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) and Victorian Ombudsman for corruption, mandatory reports and public interest disclosure matters; compliance with the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance; Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality policy; detection and investigation of fraud, corruption and inappropriate conduct; prevention activities, including policy and staff training; and fraud and corruption control support for the department, administrative offices and relevant community service organisations.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

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 further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator, Integrity Unit (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

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Erin infanti | erin.infanti@dffh.vic.gov.au, 0407 440 241

Principal Adviser and Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator, Integrity Unit (VPSG6)